WOSU News Archives For: September 29, 2011

State HIV Drug Assistance Wait-list “At Zero”

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The Ohio Department of Health says its HIV drug assistance program found funding to reduce its wait-list to zero.
5:52PM
September
29, 2011

“[No wait-list] decreases the time and effort that goes into getting these services and these medications for the clients.” Peggy Anderson, CEO for AIDS Resource Center Ohio

Dublin Business Owner Imprisoned For 401(k) Theft

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58-year-old Cliff Gallatin was sentenced in Columbus federal court Wednesday.
8:29AM
September
29, 2011

Authorities say Cliff Gallatin used $120,000 in employee retirement contributions to pay for expensive cars, boats, a country club membership, and a lake-front condo.

Signature Effort Puts Election Law on Temporary Hold

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Critics say the changes will lead to longer lines at ballots and more disenfranchised voters.
7:17AM
September
29, 2011

Opponents of the elections law says shortened windows for early voting and absentee voting would mean voter suppression and longer voting lines.

Do You Trust Ohio’s Voting System?

6:55AM
September
29, 2011

Opponents to a new election reform law plan to submit signatures today in an attempt to repeal the measure. Opponents to House Bill 194 say restrictions on early voting and other provisions are designed to suppress turnout. Supporters say it’s a common sense way to prevent voter fraud. Do you trust Ohio’s voting system?

Democrats Sue Over New Congressional Map

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Ohio's new Congressional map approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature.
6:29AM
September
29, 2011

The Ohio Democratic Party is going to the Ohio Supreme Court over the recent Congressional redistricting map approved by majority Republicans.