Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Shaun Donovan was in Columbus Thursday to deliver millions in federal funds for neighborhoods hit hard by foreclosures and abandoned properties.
More than 400 tenants at Woodland Meadows apartments face an uncertain future. Managers of the east side housing complex lost their federal subsidy and are preparing to close the apartments. Adding to the tenants’ problems – news just this week that their natural gas service will likely be disconnected at the end of the month because the complex did not pay the bill.