WOSU News Archives For: December 21, 2009

New BMV Rules Cause Some Undocumented Workers To Leave Ohio

21, 2009

Two weeks ago, the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles canceled about 42,000 vehicle registrations because the owners hadn’t proven their identities with a driver’s license, state ID card, or social security number. That move has hit undocumented immigrants especially hard. Some of them have actually left the state.

Petitioners Want Vote Next Year On Racetrack Slots.

December 21, 2009

It appears more likely that Ohio voters – next November — will decide the fate of a plan to install thousands of slot machines at race tracks. A group seeking to BLOCK the plan until voters get the final say has filed petition signatures to put the proposal up for a statewide vote.