On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
Ohio Lawmaker Calls for Tougher Immigration Law
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A conservative state representative from southwest Ohio says the state needs to follow Arizona’s lead and pass a similar immigration law.
The measure signed into law last week in Arizona allows police to question anyone about their immigration status if officers have reason to suspect the person is in the country illegally.
Republican Representative Courtney Combs of Fairfield says illegal drugs coming into Ohio from Mexico make a similar law worth considering here.
Noting that Ohio’s immigration issues differ from Arizona’s, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland said today he would not support such a bill here.
Rep. Combs has an immigration proposal in the Ohio House. The measure has not yet received a hearing.