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State Lawmakers Look At Raising Their Pay

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Ohio lawmakers consider raising their wages and those of other state officials.
4, 2014

State lawmakers in Ohio are weighing proposals to a boost to their salaries and those of other elected officials.

$3 Million To Aid Addictions Funding Shortfall

The midterm state budget would allocate more money for local agencies trying to combat drug addiction.
24, 2014

The recently approved midterm budget provides $3 million to help local agencies weather a one-time $20 million shortfall for addiction services in Ohio.

Follow The Money: Columbus City Schools Levy

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Where is the levy money going to go?
21, 2013

Columbus City School leaders and city officials say the 9 mill levy will improve the district’s school failing report cards, expand pre-kindergarten and prepare high school students for adulthood.

Reynoldsburg School District Cooking Up New School Lunch Program

Reynoldsburg school district is cooking up a new way to handle their free school lunch program.
29, 2013

While summer break can mean fun in the sun for kids, it can also mean tighter financial times for some families.

Three Columbus Banks Robbed On Same Day

Police say suspects in three separate Columbus robberies demanded cash before fleeing.
6, 2013

Police are looking for information about the men who separately robbed three Columbus financial institutions on Tuesday.

Ohio Task Force Has Seized $2.4M In Illegal Cash

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A new Columbus Police task force has collected more than $2 million in proceeds from criminal activities.
5, 2012

The government says a new Columbus-based police task force has seized nearly $2.4 million this year in proceeds from criminal activities.

Ohio Panel OKs Deal On Money For Racetrack CIties

Under the deal, cities would get $1 million each for two years,
24, 2012

An Ohio legislative committee has approved a compromise that boosts the budgets of cities with racetracks featuring new slots-like video lottery machines.

What Would You Do With $540 Million?

Posted: March 30, 2012

The Mega Millions Jackpot is expected to top $540 million tonight. If you won, what would you do with the money?

Report: Poor Roads Cost Ohioans Billions

The report from The Road Information Program says Ohioans waste more than $6 billion a year on excessive fuel, flat tires from pot holes and other repairs that are easily preventable; in Columbus, that averages out to $835 per driver every year.
14, 2011

A new report says poor road condition cost Ohio drivers billions of dollars every year.

U.S. Attorney Warns Against Misuse of Federal Stimulus Monday

31, 2010

Ohio’s U-S Attorney for the Southern District says a letter has been sent to all public entities in Ohio that are receiving stimulus funding.