Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
WOSU News Archives For: May 9, 2012
Controversies over diversity continue. This spring has seen protests over the absence of women members at the Masterâ€™s Augusta National Golf Club and more recently the furor over a the dismissal of an Ohio Cub Scout leader because sheâ€™s a lesbian. WOSU Commentator Andrew Miller says heâ€™s found a Central Ohio group where diversity is a non-issue.
The survey by Quinnipiac University says 60 percent of Ohio voters support the idea of increasing the severance tax on drilling companies to allow income tax relief for Ohioans.
A wide-ranging bill to bring order to Ohio’s gambling laws has cleared the state Senate.
The repeal of the election changes would not restore the three days of early, in-person voting that were cut last year.
A proposal to hold back Ohio third graders who cannot read has been softened by a committee of state senators, and the governor is frustrated by the move. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has an update.