WOSU News Archives For: December 20, 2010

Ohio Expected To Lose Two Congressional Seats

12:00AM
December
20, 2010

The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday releases new population figures as they relate to Congress. What’s expected is, for the first time in 20 years, Ohio will lose seats in Congress because of a stagnant population. For an explanation of reapportionment and what it means for the Buckeye State, WOSU’s Steve Brown spoke with Paul Beck, a professor of political science at Ohio State.

Slashed Funding For Drugs Translates To “Life and Death” for HIV Patients

12:00AM
December
20, 2010

Nearly six months ago more than 250 Ohioans living with HIV were dropped from the state AIDS drug assistance program. Advocates blame the reductions on an increase in clients combined with cuts in state funding. WOSU recently sat down with one those individuals to talk about what the past few months have been like for him.