WOSU News Archives For: December 3, 2010

Congressional Earmarks: Good Or Bad For Central Ohio?

3, 2010

Congressional earmarks have come to symbolize a bloated federal government and out-of-control spending. Earlier this week the Senate rejected a GOP bid to ban the practice. Despite their bad rap, Central Ohio earmarks are welcomed by local officials.

Ohio Prison Officials Brace For Budget Cutbacks.

December 3, 2010

Dozens of state agencies are telling Ohio legislative leaders and Governor-Elect John Kasich that they will have to order drastic layoffs and other cuts in services if the looming state budget crisis forces them to trim their spending by 10%. The scenario from the corrections department is especially startling.