Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
Ohio Congressman Zach Space is one of the so-called Blue Dog Democrats that have negotiated a delay on a health care vote until September.
As President Obama touted health care reform during an appearance in Cleveland THursday, some advocacy groups were launching attacks on Tiberi for opposing the plan.
The only Ohio member of the Senate health committee today voted with the majority to pass legislation to revamp health care, becoming the first congressional committee to act on President Barack Obama’s goal of overhauling the system this year.
As some lawmakers have been questioning the numbers in the upcoming state budget – especially in light of the huge hole in the current spending plan – hundreds of high school students came to the Statehouse to present 10,000 signatures of support to the debate about education reform. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
As part of his budget proposal, Governor Strickland urges reforms to the prison system and sentencing guidelines as a way to save money. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas says, reforms are needed just to be fair to all defendants.
Ohio treasurer Richard Cordray said Thursday that he’s pleased with new federally enacted credit card regulations. The new rules, Cordray says, ban some of the deceptive credit practices used by card issuers and banks.
The Republican-led Ohio House has voted to shrink the state’s popular early voting period that drew long lines before the Nov. 4 election.
Governor Strickland held the first of his Conversations on Education Tuesday at COSI in Columbus. It’s the first of 12 meetings he’s convening around the state to solicit input for reforming Ohio’s education system.
A group that supports limits on so-called frivilous lawsuits is praising recent changes in Ohio law. But trial lawyers feel differently.
96-year-old Doris “Granny D” Haddock travels the country pushing for public campaign funding. The New Hampshire native went to jail twice for her part in walking fasts around the U. S. Capitol to get attention for campaign reform. Now she has written a memoir.