WOSU News Archives For: May 8, 2012

Democrat Kevin Boyce Appointed to 27th House District Seat

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Former Ohio State Treasurer Kevin Boyce is appointed to the 27th District House Seat.
3:45PM
May 8, 2012

Former State Treasurer Kevin Boyce has been appointed to an Ohio House seat. Boyce will replace Carlton Weddington in the 27th House District who resigned after being charged with bribery.

The Ohio Repeal Of Contentious OH Election Law Heads To Governor

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The Ohio House again takes up the repeal of a controversial election reform bill.
12:42PM
May
8, 2012

The Ohio House is again slated to take up a contentious measure that repeals a new election law in the presidential battleground state.

Groveport Charter Order To Pay $20,000 For Illegal Firing

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The Department of Justice says Imagine Schools violated the anti-discrimination clause of the Immigration and Nationality Act when it fired a man for not re-producing immigration documents.
11:51AM
May 8, 2012

The Department of Justice says it reached an agreement with Imagine Schools after administrators wrongfully fired an employee for not showing immigrantion documents a second time.

Conservative Group Teaching Voters How To Repeal School Levies

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Activists with the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law say there's a little-known way for local voters to put school levies up for referendum.
7:27AM
May
8, 2012

Activists with the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law say there’s a little-known way for local voters to put school levies up for referendum.

Ohio Plans Crackdown On Emergency Room Prescribing

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Governor John Kasich wants Ohio emergency rooms to cut down on prescription pain drugs.
7:15AM
May
8, 2012

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is announcing plans to limit the prescribing of painkillers through the state’s hospital emergency rooms.

Candidates Join Super PACs With Senate Ads

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The race between Rep. Josh Mandel and Dem. Sherrod Brown is expected to be one of the closest and most-expensive races in the nation this year.
7:10AM
May 8, 2012

The race between Rep. Josh Mandel and Dem. Sherrod Brown is expected to be one of the closest and most-expensive races in the nation this year.

Central Ohio Businesses Want Decision On Health Care Law

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Columbus Chamber of Commerce president, Michael Dalby, says area businesses await U-S Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act
7:07AM
May
8, 2012

Sometime in the next couple months, the US Supreme Court will decide the fate of President Obama’s health care law. The decision will affect just about every business in Central Ohio.