Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
After nine months of soul searching and numerous public hearings â€“ supporter of the school tax increase say the â€œLevy is the Reform.â€
But Secretary of State Jon Husted says legislative leaders shouldn’t act on any changes to the swing state’s election rules until next year.
The White House says it disagrees with a Virginia judge’s ruling declaring a key provision of President Barack Obama’s health care law unconstitutional. But Ohio’s incoming attorney general says he thinks the ruling is the correct one.
Ohio’s attorney general has approved language summarizing a proposed ballot measure to exempt the state from President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
Ohio critics of the new federal health care law are pushing several legal strategies to try to kill it.
The new health care law stands to benefit as many as 150,000 Franklin County residents who do not have health insurance. Some of them go to community health clinics for care. The head of a group of Columbus clinics says he expects the number of people visiting the community clinics will increase as access to health insurance becomes more widely available
A House committee has voted for fast-track rules for health care legislation, the first step toward a decisive floor vote on President Barack Obama’s sweeping overhaul. The move will get the historic health care overhaul bill before the House of Representatives by the end of the week.
Central Ohio members of congress are back in their districts explaining their recent votes on the health care reform package. WOSU spoke with a couple of house members to see what’s next.
Central Ohio Republican Congressman Pat Tiberi sees more areas of agreement than disagreement between the GOP and Democrats over health care reform proposals.
U.S. Congresswoman Mary Jo Kilroy and a member of President Obama’s cabinet visited Columbus today. The pair stopped by Ohio State’s medical center to view a state-of-the-art records-keeping program. But they also promoted the healthcare overhaul.