Gov. Kasich has signed into law 40 bills passed by the legislature during its lame duck session.
Hospital workers and other emergency response personnel along Interstate 70 in Ohio soon will receive training on what to do in the event of a radioactive spill. The preparation comes as Japan tries to control radiation seeping into the atmosphere. But nuclear power plants are not the reason for the training in Ohio.
On Wednesday, the COTA Board of Trustees enthusiastically ratified a new 3-year labor contract that bus drivers and mechanics approved last weekend. Company president Bill Lhota said today that he could never have anticipated the agreement would take almost a year to negotiate. As WOSU’s Sam Hendren reports, COTA administrators believe today’s action could be a positive first step to the bus company’s restructuring.