Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Senate Bill Could Jeopardize Federal Transporation Funds
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A Youngstown State University professor says the state may risk losing federal transportation funds if Senate Bill Five passes.
That’s the bill that would reduce the bargaining rights of public employees in Ohio.
Labor Studies professor John Russo tells WOSU’s Marilyn Smith special federal protections were passed years to protect the rights of private transportation workers when their companies came under government control.
The Kasich administration has said it’s looking into the federal protections for transit workers to determine whether senate bill five would jeopardize highway funds.