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Ohio Highway Projects Get Funding Boost.

12:00AM
March
27, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland announced dozens of highway projects that will get a boost from federal stimulus funds. The new projects are spread across the state and will bring thousands of jobs.

Columbus Light Rail System Still Millions of Dollars Away

12:00AM
February
20, 2009

Ohio’s share of the Federal Reinvestment and Recovery Act does not, as officials had hoped, contain funding for a light rail system in Columbus. The Central Ohio Transit Authority wanted several hundred million dollars for the project. Instead, COTA is expected to receive much less.

Ohio Lawmakers Debate Impact of Federal Stimulus Money on Budget

12:00AM
February
10, 2009

Governor Ted Strickland’s budget chief is warning of dire consequences if Congress passes a stimulus package with reduced aid to struggling states.

Ohio and Four Other Governors Present $1 Trillion Bailout Proposal

12:00AM
January
2, 2009

Five Democratic governors including Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland are asking the federal government for a $1 trillion bailout package.

Ohioans React to Presidents’s Bank Investment Plan

12:00AM
October
14, 2008

President Bush today announced a $250 billion plan by the government to buy shares in banks – the latest move to calm the turmoil in the financial markets and stave off a deep recession. Bush said the plan, along with other steps, would help return the economy to a path of growth and prosperity. Some Ohioans agree with the president, others are skeptical.

Federal Agents Raid Cuyahoga County Administration Building

12:00AM
July
28, 2008

An estimated 200 FBI and IRS agents served search warrants at county offices and homes in Cleveland.

Economic Snapshot of Region Is Blurred By Lack of Job Growth

12:00AM
July
26, 2006

The Federal Reserve today releases its latest snapshot of economic activity. Regional figures will show the economic health of Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Eastern Kentucky.

Major federal bust in Ohio

12:00AM
May
22, 2006

Seven former executives of a suburban Columbus company have been indicted for a total of 60 major crimes in what authorities are calling the largest fraud scheme ever uncovered in a private, non – traded company

Federal Trial Begins In Case of Accused Killer of Columbus Police Officer

12:00AM
February
22, 2006

Testimony got underway today in the federal district jury trial of a man accused of killing a Columbus Police officer. 30 year old Daryl Lawrence faces a possible death penalty if convicted of the January 2005 murder of officer Bryan Hurst.