Franklin County Sheriff Zach Scott said, Wednesday, he will run for Mayor of Columbus next year.
This Labor Day, there are a record low number of Ohioans in the labor force – fewer than there have been since October 1978. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler talked to two economic experts who see that number – and others – in very different ways.
County Commissioners approved a sales tax hike this morning that puts Franklin County at the top in the 18-county central Ohio region. They say it is necessary due state funding cuts and more demand for services. But as WOSU reports critics say the move could have been avoided.
A new study says that townships, those unincorporated areas within a county, are the most cost-effective form of government compared to Ohioâ€™s cities and villages. The report, commissioned by the Ohio Township Association, seems to counter claims that government consolidation is one way to help relieve fiscal pressures.