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Ohio Statehouse Event Honoring Ex-Gov. Gilligan

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Former Ohio Governor John J. Gilligan was honored at the Statehouse today. The Democrat died last week at his home in Cincinnati at the age of 92.
2:29PM
September 5, 2013

State lawmakers, governors and officials are celebrating the life of former Ohio governor John J. Gilligan as a man committed to his state.

Sales Tax On Ohio Lawyers, CPAs Not Easy To Impose

Kasich unveils budget
Governor Kasich's plan to tax legal, accounting and architectural services may be difficult to implement.
2:41PM
February
7, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s plan to tax lawyers, lobbyists and accountants is fraught with potential potholes.

Franklin County Seeks More Mentors

12:00AM
June
14, 2010

Franklin County Children Services has 250 children waiting for mentors. And many of those on the list are boys. The agency says it has a need for more male mentors, specifically African American men.

Northeast Ohio Lawmakers Want Cities to Share Services to Save Money

12:00AM
May
10, 2010

As cities struggle with budget problems, some northeast Ohio lawmakers are putting forward an idea for a way to save money.

GM Closure Another Blow To Mansfield

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12:00AM
May 3, 2010

For much of the 20th century, the city of Mansfield was an industrial giant. But that has changed. Things began to unravel in the 1970s as manufacturing there began grinding to a halt. The latest blow to the area came early this year when the nearby General Motors plant shut down.

Children Services looks to replace expiring funds

12:00AM
August
20, 2009

Officials with Franklin County Children Services on Thursday continued their push to convince voters to approve a levy issue on the fall ballot. WOSU’s Steve Brown reports.

Ohio Agencies Evaluate Budgets.

12:00AM
August
17, 2009

Job Services, Mental Health Agencies, and Food Banks through-out Ohio are combing through state budget allocations to plane for the next two years.

Ohio Department Mishandled Payments, Payroll

12:00AM
June
16, 2009

Ohio’s Inspector General has determined a state employee mishandled payments directed to the agency he worked for. And the report shows the agency itself could use some improvements in the way it processes payments. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports

City Of Columbus Reenacts Curfew

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12:00AM
June
11, 2009

Tonight, the City of Columbus begins enforcing its curfew. Last year, about 60 teens were picked up for violating the city’s curfew ordinance. This year, there are a few changes. WOSU’s Kim Fox reports.

State Hopes To Retrain Unemployed Workers

12:00AM
May
11, 2009

As the ranks of the unemployed swell, many new arrivals on the unemployment line turn to re-training. Ohio has a two-tiered re-training program that depends, in part, on community colleges.