Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Ohio Senators Back Debt Deal, Reps. Split
Ohioâ€™s Congressional delegation was nearly evenly split in last nightâ€™s vote to avoid a debt default.
Republican Senator Rob Portman voted for the compromise, but said â€œlurching from crisis to crisis is no way to rejuvenate America’s economyâ€.
Dem. Sherrod Brown also supported the deal to avoid default.
Republican Congressman Steve Stivers voted yes because he said he didnâ€™t want default written in in his obituary.
Pat Tiberi also cast a yes vote, while Republicans Bill Johnson and Bob Gibbs voted against the compromise.
Other no votes came from Republican Reps. Tom Reed, Chris Collins, Steve Chabot, Brad Wenstrup, Jim Jordan, Robert Latta, and James Renacci.