Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
WOSU News Archives For: September 30, 2011
Ohioans with concealed-carry permits can take their firearms into bars and other facilities where alcohol is served and consumed, as long as they don’t drink, under a law taking effect Friday.
A law aimed at shrinking Ohio’s prison population to about 47,000 inmates by 2015 takes effect Friday, part of an overhaul of the way Ohio punishes criminals and sentences them to prison.
The Ohio Statehouse in Columbus is adding six charging stations for electric vehicles at its parking garage.
Last-minute concerns force the Apportionment Board to meet again today.
Columbus City Council votes on whether to endorse the city and county purchase of Nationwide Arena. Under the deal the Blue Jackets get free rent. Nationwide earns interest from its loan to the city and county. And officials say taxpayers will continue to benefit from a thriving Arena District. Who do you think benefits the most from the deal?
Columbus City Council votes on Monday whether to endorse a deal that would make Nationwide Arena a taxpayer-owned facility. City and county leaders say itâ€™s a good deal, ensuring millions of tax dollars continue to flow from the hip, entertainment district surrounding the arena. WOSU takes a look at who gets what out of the deal.