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.
Hundreds of union members employed by Delphi Corporation in Columbus have voted to authorize a strike if necessary. Local UAW president Mark Sweazy says 96% of voting members on Wednesday agreed to allow the union to call a strike if negotiations with Delphi break down.
An industry consultant says there will be no “soft landing” from the bankruptcy of auto parts supplier Delphi Corporation. Patrick Anderson, Principal of Anderson Economic Group in Lansing, Michigan says Ohio will likely be the state hardest hit by Delphi efforts to reorganize.