WOSU News Archives For: May 5, 2011

Columbus-Area Leaders Speak Out Against Proposed Estate Tax Repeal

Upper Arlington
State leaders have proposed ending Ohio's estate tax. But some Columbus-area leaders, like president of Upper Arlington City Council Frank Ciatola, say repealing it would be a detriment to their communities.
12:00AM
May
5, 2011

State leaders have proposed ending Ohio’s estate tax. But some Columbus-area leaders say repealing it would be a detriment to their communities.

Ohio House Votes 95-2 In Favor Of Sentence Reform

The Ohio Statehouse
Ohio prisons are now holding about 33 percent more inmates than they were built to house .and tensions are rising. That's why state representatives have just okayed a measure to lower the prison population.
12:00AM
May
5, 2011

Ohio prisons are now holding about 33 percent more inmates than they were built to house .and tensions are rising. That’s why state representatives have just okayed a measure to lower the prison population.

Central Ohio’s Rainfall Has Advantages, Too

Rainy Skies Above Franklin County's Hoover Dam
12:00AM
May 5, 2011

The record rainfall across central Ohio may have its downsides, but there are upsides, too. Three Columbus area reservoirs are at maximum capacity and whitewater boaters are looking forward to being out on the water.