WOSU News Archives For: December 3, 2010

Congressional Earmarks: Good Or Bad For Central Ohio?

12:00AM
December
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.

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12:00AM
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.