WOSU News Archives For: December 18, 2009

The Race For The Congressional 15th District Officially Begins

12:00AM
December
18, 2009

In the hotly contested 2008 race, former state senator Steve Stivers lost the 15th district to Mary Jo Kilroy by only about 23-hundred votes.

Ohio Budget Pact Clears Legislature

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12:00AM
December 18, 2009

A state budget compromise that calls for Ohioans to pay more in 2009 taxes than expected has cleared the state Legislature. After eking through the Senate in a 17-15 vote, it cleared the Ohio House 54-42 with two Republican votes.

Nationwide Realty Had Ties To Failed Pittsburgh Casino Bid

12:00AM
December
18, 2009

One of the leading opponents to a downtown Columbus casino was very much for a similar development in Pittsburgh. Nationwide Realty Investors is credited with guiding the development of the very successful Columbus Arena District. Four years ago Nationwide wanted to build a similar district in Pittsburgh; but that one would have included a casino.