The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.
The survey by Quinnipiac University says 60 percent of Ohio voters support the idea of increasing the severance tax on drilling companies to allow income tax relief for Ohioans.
A proposal to hold back Ohio third graders who cannot read has been softened by a committee of state senators, and the governor is frustrated by the move. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has an update.
The Governor wants to tax drilling companies, then use that money to offset an income tax cut for Ohioans.
Ohio’s governor is launching a campaign aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse by highlighting the stories of those who have been impacted by addictions.
For better or worse, 2011 proved quite eventful for the state of Ohio. As the year winds down to a close, WOSU commentator Stacia Kock takes a look back at some of the state’s more memorable headlines.
The Governor got the semi-private jobs board he wanted, but he suffered a major defeat with the repeal of Senate Bill 5.
The fight over a $55 billion, two-year spending plan was one of the many events that divided the legislature in 2011.
Gov. John Kasich says he has concerns about the legality and the family impact of drug tests for people getting cash assistance from the state.
The Governor’s comments come as lawmakers in Illinois are considering a $275 million incentive package to keep the company in suburban Chicago.
The Kasich Administration is said to have offered Sears Holdings as much as $400 million in incentives to move its headquarters from suburban Chicago to Columbus. Should Ohio offer Sears $400 million to move to Ohio?