Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.
WOSU News Archives For: April 21, 2010
Polls show most Ohioans don’t know much about the state’s Third Frontier Program, and that is worrying backers of a May ballot issue that seeks to renew it for four years. The program lets state government borrow money and hand it to companies that show promise in expanding and creating new jobs. Supporters of the renewal measure have just launched a series of TV ads to sell the ballot issue to voters.
While attention is focused this week on financial regulatory reform on Capitol Hill, congress is also considering stricter food safety standards. Ohio consumers, and some small and medium sized produce farmers in Ohio are watching what congress does.
President Obama has decided that NASA should focus on asteroids or Mars rather than returning to the Moon. The future of human space flight has generated lots controversy. But WOSU Commentator Michael Ivey says we should look at NASA’s minds as well as its missions.