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Huge State Budget Hole Looms?

12:00AM
March
19, 2010

The current state budget was finalized only three months ago, when lawmakers plugged a deficit by taking back last year’s 4.2 percent income tax cut. But with ten months to go before the next spending plan will be written, there are many who are worried about a huge budget hole ahead.

Racinos Proposal Divides Ohio Conservatives

12:00AM
July
30, 2009

The issue of balancing the budget through slot machines at racetracks has divided people who normally hold similar views. Ohio Public Radio’s Karen Kasler sat down with two conservatives who have very different opinions on expanding gambling through the state budget.

Ohio’s Budget Impasse Continues

12:00AM
July
6, 2009

It was a holiday weekend for many Ohioans – but the governor and lawmakers were still working off and on, dealing with the budget crisis that now threatens to shut down state government entirely.