Indiana-based artist Tasha Lewis transforms the Conservatory’s gallery with thousands of magnetic cyanotype butterflies printed on cotton fabric. Her blue butterflies hover in mid-air and seem to swarm the space, blurring the connection between the natural and artificial worlds.
With a possible government shutdown now just a day away, federal lawmakers from Ohio Thursday offered a look into the partisan budget battle.
While it’s still not clear if the federal government will shut down at the end of this week, one local expert says the practical affect to the thousands of federal employees in central Ohio would be little to nothing.
Political leaders in Ohio and across the country complain that government regulations are preventing many businesses from expanding. Ohio Governor John Kasich says Ohio has one of the toughest business environments.
Ohio State History Professor Randolph Roth and his colleagues reviewed four centuries of murders in the U-S and Western Europe and came to some unexpected conclusions about why the homicide rate rises and falls.
Tonight, WOSU hosted the last official debate before the August 4th special election to increase Columbus’ income tax from 2% to 2.5%.
Ohio legislators are continuing to hear conflicting testimony about whether they should keep having state government control electricity rates. At the moment, the Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to lose its regulatory power over electric bills, starting next year. But the Ohio Senate has approved a bill bringing back government price controls and a legislative committee in the house is now looking at it.
The plunge in the stock market might signal a decline in tax revenues for state government in Ohio. That, in turn, could mean a decline in state services.
Officials at state-supported universities and community colleges across Ohio are now hopeful they will receive a boost of government dollars that’s even larger than the one Governor Ted Strickland has proposed. That’s because Republicans who dominate the Ohio House of Representatives are vowing to pump even more state money into higher education.
A leading corporate crisis researcher and professor at MIT was the keynote speaker at a symposium at OSU’s Center for Resilience Friday. Yossi Sheffi is using his research to look into how all levels of government can be better prepared in the event of an emergency.