WOSU News Archives For: June 24, 2010

Advocacy Groups Weigh In On State Budget Gap

12:00AM
June
24, 2010

“Think the un-thinkable.” That’s what an advocacy group for low-income Ohioans is urging state legislators to do when it comes to plugging the projected $4 to $8 billion hole in the next state budget.

Boycotts Are Effective When Based on Facts

12:00AM
June
24, 2010

This spring saw the passage of one of most contentious pieces of state legislation in recent history. The immigration reform bill known as SB1070 passed in Arizona and spawned countless discussions nationwide about race, ethnicity, and the legal rights of immigrants. The document also spawned countless boycotts of all things “Arizonian”. WOSU Commentator Stacia Kock points out that knee-jerk, twitter inspired boycotts can backfire.