The Obama administration is expected soon to decide whether to increase the number of salaried workers eligible for overtime pay. The move could mean more money in workers’ pockets. But some policy experts say the change will have negative effects on businesses.
WOSU News Archives For: April 2, 2013
A Columbus man accused of posting Twitter threats against President Barack Obama has been released from federal custody while he awaits trial. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Deavers Tuesday ruled that the government failed to present “clear and convincing” evidence to hold 36 year old Daniel Temple.
A conservative nonprofit has launched an online video series opposing Republican Gov. John Kasich’s proposed tax hike on oil and gas production.
American Electric Power faces possible fines from the Public Utilities Commission. For the second consecutive year the Columbus-based utility had too many power outages that lasted too long. AEP Spokeswoman Vikki Michalski says downed trees are the major source of power disruptions.
The national Air Force museum in southwest Ohio will close some galleries starting next month due to federal budget cuts.
Ohio’s per-capita income rose at one of the fastest rates in the nation last year.
The benefits of exercise are well-documented, but it can still be hard to stick to your workout plan. One Ohio woman thinks she’s found a solution that involves some furry companions.
Ohio State University is joining other airports across the country in trying to block the closure of air-traffic control towers because of automatic cuts in federal spending.