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. Senator Sherrod Brown says the tax cut deal the President struck with Republicans does not have his vote, at least not the way it stands today. Brown is concerned about the effects huge tax breaks could have on Social Security and Medicare.
President Obama will sit down with a Columbus family Tuesday. WOSU went to Clintonville to speak with residents about Obama’s visit to their neighborhood and his performance as president.
15th District Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy Thursday talked job creation with a group of small business leaders at the Columbus Chamber of Commerce. Kilroy, a Democrat, says she wants to ensure that small businesses have the tools they need to be successful. But a spokesman for the Republican Party is skeptical.
President Barack Obama will visit Ohio today to talk about jobs. He’ll tour a wind turbine plant and hold a town hall meeting at Lorain County Community College that will focus on rebuilding the economy.
The president of Somalia’s transitional federal government this morning speaks to a Columbus audience as part of a tour of several U-S cities with large Somali populations. The Somali President wants U-S Somalis to pressure Washington for more aid.
Wrapping up his tour of U.S. cities with large Somali populations, the president of Somali spoke to a Columbus audience this morning. The president has been urging American Somalis to push the American government to increase humanitarian aid. But WOSU reports much of this morning’s address focused on education.
After about a week of controversy in some Central Ohio school districts, President Obama gave his televised educational pep-talk today. Most Columbus area schools showed it, but some refused.
President Barack Obama is pretty popular in Ohio. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
The economic stimulus plan is funneling money into the City of Columbus. Some of the first recipients funding are now City of Columbus police officers.
Many communities in Ohio observed Veterans Day with parades and other activities to recognize the sacrifices made by those who have served the U-S in the military.