A coalition of health and human services advocates is expressing support for the governor’s pitch to help economically struggling Ohioans move out of poverty, though the group has concerns about how the goal will be accomplished.
Construction will begin soon on another ethanol plant in Ohio. Governor Taft praised the project’s future economic benefits this week at a groundbreaking. Ethanol’s proponents say it’s a major solution to America’s petroleum dilemma. Critics, though, say it’s too expensive and requires too much energy to produce to be a viable alternative.