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.
Some local officials say pending federal spending cuts will quickly effect state and city budgets. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman identifies $2.3 million dollars in neighborhood and human services that could be lost.
U-S Senator from Ohio, Rob Portman says there should always be a presumption in favor of a presidential nominee. But, he says he’s not decided yet whether to vote in favor of Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel.
Dem. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Rob Portman are now on the oldest and arguably most powerful committee in the U.S. Senate.
The Republican U.S. Senator from Ohio is helping Mitt Romney prepare for his debates against President Obama, and may have gave the country a glimpse of what to expect.
This weekâ€™s Republican Convention is Mitt Romneyâ€™s best chance to re-introduce himself to American voters. WOSU Commentator Bill Hershey says Romney should look to some Ohio pols for tips on how to do it.
A funeral service for astronaut and Ohio native Neil Armstrong has been scheduled for Friday, with U.S. Senator Rob Portman set to deliver the eulogy.
Republican convention planners have set speaking slots for Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Sen. Rob Portman next week. Kasich is scheduled as the fifth speaker in the Tuesday night session, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
Rep. U.S. Senator Rob Portman is defending his vote in support of a failed challenge to the new EPA standards. Dem. Sherrod Brown called the vote to uphold the standards a victory for clean air.
The 2010 opponents in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race have had a cordial reunion, with the defeated Democrat pointing to winner Rob Portman’s frequent mentions now as a possible Republican presidential running mate.
U.S. Senator Rob Portman today opened the Columbus campaign headquarters for GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney. WOSU spoke with the senator about some of the top issues on the presidential campaign trail.