WOSU News Archives For: August 30, 2013

Ohio Hospital Group Seeks To Take Medicaid Expansion To Voters

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With Medicaid expansion stalled, an Ohio hospital group seeks to take the issue to the ballot.
30, 2013

The debate over Medicaid expansion in Ohio continues, but now there’s word one group wants to try to take the issue to the ballot.

State Starting Program For Drug-Addicted Babies

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August 30, 2013

It’s the latest effort by officials to address prescription drug abuse and opiate addiction in the state.

Advocates For Poor Push Back Against Welfare Drug Test Bill

Sen. Tim Schaeffer (Rep.) from Lancaster wants to create a pilot program that would implement a drug screening for applicants of the state’s welfare program.
August 30, 2013

Advocates for poor Ohioans say they’re unfairly targeted by a proposal to require applicants to Ohio’s welfare program to pass drug tests.

Ohioans Will See Tax Changes Over The Weekend

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30, 2013

The state’s tax commissioner says most Ohioans won’t notice the increase in sales tax and will benefit from the income tax cut. But advocates for the poor say the plan unfairly benefits top-earners.

OSU Ready To Open Season Of Big Expectations

OSU is once again eligible for postseason play after being forced to watch last year's bowl season from home.
30, 2013

The OSU football team opens the 2013 season Saturday against Buffalo with the number two ranking in the country and a quarterback who’s among the preseason favorites to win the Heisman Trophy.