WOSU News Archives For: February 25, 2010

State Income Tax Phase Out Supporters Claim Short-Changed At Hearing

12:00AM
February
25, 2010

Opponents of a proposal to phase out Ohio’s graduated state income tax had a big platform to make their case Wednesday. It was a hearing of the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee. Supporters of the measure charged they were short-changed.

State Inspector General Seeks Info on Package Sting

12:00AM
February
25, 2010

The State Inspector General wants to know what happened when troopers warned off a woman who they suspected planned to drop off a package of contraband for her husband at the Governor’s residence. The woman’s husband, a prison inmate, was working a dinner party inside the house. And Senate Republicans have opened their own investigation.

Unique Program Uses Stimulus Dollars To Help People Get Work

12:00AM
February
25, 2010

The recession has taken a huge toll on the job market – hundreds of thousands of Ohioans became unemployed. A local agency is using stimulus dollars to help those out of work gain new skills to help them find jobs in the community. WOSU has this report in its series called Following the Stimulus Money.