WOSU News Archives For: July 11, 2013

Kasich Challenger Says Ohioans Can Protest Budget

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed Fitzgerald says state limits on abortions and funding cuts to Planned Parenthood may be subject to legal challenges.
11, 2013

Opponents of abortion-related limits inserted into Ohio’s state budget are exploring legal challenges and the possibility of forcing lawmakers to vote again on the provisions, the Democratic challenger to Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday.

Vocal Opponent Of ‘Obamacare’ Endorses Major Provision

Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, also Ohio's point-person on insurance matters, says federal health care changes will widespread and expensive impacts. But she's backing Gov. John Kasich's proposal to expand the state's Medicaid program, as allowed under the Affordable Care Act.
July 11, 2013

One of Ohio’s most outspoken critics of the Affordable Care Act says she thinks Ohio’s Medicaid program should be expanded using federal money made available by the health care law.

Sexual Assaults On The Increase In Ohio National Guard

The Ohio National Guard has recorded 13 sexual assault cases in the last 10 months. The Guard recorded four sexual assault cases in all of 2012.
July 11, 2013

The number of reported sexual assault cases in the Ohio National Guard during the fiscal year that ends in September has more than tripled compared to all of 2012

Education Changes In The Budget

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11, 2013

The state budget Governor Kasich signed last week puts more than $19 billion into Ohio schools and makes several other changes to public school funding.

“Pottery Capital Of The World” Sees Hope From Starbucks Deal

Bob Davis hand-dips mugs before they go into the kiln at American Mug and Stein in East Liverpool, Ohio. Most overseas companies have machines that can do this much faster.
11, 2013

This time a year ago, a small pottery factory in East Liverpool – on the brink of shutting down — made national news when it got a huge order from Starbucks. A return visit to the “Pottery Capital of the World” shows the battered town and pottery industry are rebounding.