95 percent of ancient Ohio was forested. But centuries ago there were also small regions of prairie. Tall grasses and wildflowers were part of the prairie ecology and so were bison. Researchers near Columbus are trying to reestablish a prairie / bison ecosystem.
Where do you come down on targeted tax cuts and increases?
President Obama is set to give his “major” jobs speech to Congress on Thursday. He hinted Monday it might include extending a middle class tax cut and spending money on fixing roads and bridges. What do you think should be in the president’s jobs plan?
Columbus area religious leaders joined four thousand other clergy people in signing a letter that calls for an end to federal budget cuts affecting those in need. The letter was published today in Politico, as debate continues over raising the federal debt ceiling.
Members of the local GLTB community are planning a protest outside Columbus’ main post office tonight. As WOSU’s Steve Brown reports, the protest is to call attention to what activists call inequities for gays in the tax code.
Governor-elect John Kasich is getting ready to tackle a two-year state budget that could include an $8 billion shortfall. But as Jo Ingles reports, the incoming Governor is still promising to cut taxes.
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.
Conservative groups and liberal groups in Ohio are both trying to put the heat on Washington to approve policies they like. That was evident in Columbus as both camps dueled with competing events.
The campaign for more development of wind energy in Ohio was in Columbus. Backers of renewal energy sources went to COSI TO explain why it is critical for Ohio lawmakers to pass tax break legislation for developers.
Taxes are due later this week and one Columbus-area agency is helping some taxpayers get the most from their return.
The state’s sixth-largest school district is planning to restore sports. The South-Western City school district had canceled its athletic programs after three levies in a row were defeated.