Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
The Ohio Tobacco Prevention Foundation is not willing to give the governor and legislative leaders millions of dollars to help fund a $1.5 billion economic stimulus package.
The economic stimulus plan being promoted by Governor Strickland and Republican legislative leaders would take hundreds of millions of dollars from tobacco education efforts.
Ohio has sold some of its future payments from the nationwide tobacco settlement. State leaders say senior citizens and Ohio’s schools are the big winners from that sale.
Ohio is looking at making changes to the money coming into the state from the multi billion dollar settlement with tobacco companies.