Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Honeybees that help pollinate Ohio’s fruits, crops, and vegetables are declining in numbers. So,beekeepers are looking to get some relief in the next Farm bill.
Donations are down and food is running out at Ohio food banks. Religious and anti-hunger advocates are not just looking for canned donations, but also for some charitable action from the Senate. Religious groups have always weighed in on the food stamp program, but this time they are linking farm policies to poverty, nutrition and environmentalism. Senate Democrats are trying to bring the bill back to the floor this week.
Ohio lawmakers got millions of dollars for their districts in the Labor Health and Human Services bill. Critics say the bill is full of hidden special interests and wastes taxpayer dollars.
Next time you grab a quick burger for lunch, you may find out more than you want to know about your food. Some Ohio lawmakers are trying to make calorie information more visible to customers.