WOSU News Archives For: August 20, 2013
Two House Democrats are championing a proposal that would ban a sitting Ohio governor from receiving outside compensation, including from firms seeking state funds.
The Ohio Republican Party wants the state’s ex-treasurer to say whether he was involved in an alleged bribery scheme that his former deputy is accused of participating in.
Cleveland is home to another museum celebrating music – at least for now. The Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame inducted its first class over the weekend at Cleveland State University. It’s the beginning of a nationwide quest for permanent digs, and Northeast Ohio is making a strong case.
George Elmaraghy from the Ohio EPA’s Division of Surface Water says he was pushed to resign by Gov. Kasich and EPA Director Scott Nally because of “considerable pressure from the coal companies.”
It might seem that Mary Beth Hall has a thankless job. As Union County’s dog warden, Hall is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. But for Hall it’s been the most rewarding job of her life.