WOSU News Archives For: February 17, 2012

Ohio AG Endorses Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum

Rick Santorum
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (left) announced he was changing his endorsement from front runner Mitt Romney to Rick Santorum. Santorum has been gaining momentum in the Midwest.
5:07PM
February
17, 2012

Rick Santorum continues to gain momentum as he garners another endorsement in the Mid- West from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

Speed Limit Increase Garners Bipartisan Support Heading Into Vote

70 mph speed limit increase media briefing on I-295
The change would bring the speed limit on Ohio interstates in line with that of the Ohio Turnpike.
7:55AM
February
17, 2012

Ohio lawmakers look poised to approve a bill to bump the speed limit on Ohio interstates from 65 to 70 miles per hour.

Ohio Primary Race, Campaign Stops Ramp Up

primary
Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Newt Gingrich have recently visited or will visit Ohio before the March 6 "Super Tuesday" primaries.
6:46AM
February 17, 2012

All three of the main candidates have visited Ohio or plan visits in the coming days.

Should Ohio Overturn Its Ban On Gay Marriage?

6:00AM
February
17, 2012

Supporters of gay marriage are considering a campaign to overturn Ohio’s ban on gay marriage which was overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2004. Should Ohio overturn the ban on gay marriage?