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Strickland Makes All Veterans Honorary Ohioans


I have no idea if the governor is even allowed to do this, but that doesn’t change the fact that it’s a downright brilliant idea nevertheless: cantonrep.com wrote All veterans eligible for tuition break at Ohio colleges Tuesday, July 8, 2008 BY PAUL E. KOSTYU One university president called a new effort by the governor […]


Strickland Rules Out VP Slot on Obama Ticket


He made the announcement on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” as reported by FNC here: “If drafted, I will not run; nominated, I will not accept; and if elected, I will not serve,” Strickland said in the interview. “So, I don’t know how more crystal clear I can be.” So apparently he wants to stick right […]


Strickland signs payday-lending bill in Ohio law


The Dispatch wrote Strickland signs payday-lending bill Tuesday, June 3, 2008 By Jim Siegel Gov. Ted Strickland yesterday signed tough new restrictions on short-term lending in Ohio that supporters say will put an end to a payday loan industry that does far more harm than good for Ohioans in financial trouble. When the law takes […]


Weinland Park Section 8 housing to be torn down


The Dispatch wrote Section 8 Housing to be Torn Down Thursday, May 8, 2008 BY MARK FERENCHIK AND JONATHAN RISKIND The company redeveloping the Columbus Coated Fabrics site into apartments and condominiums plans to build unsubsidized housing along E. 11th Avenue to create a gateway to the old industrial site. Wagenbrenner Development plans to tear […]


Ohio GOP Lawmakers Propose Payday Loan Cap


The Dispatch wrote GOP bill stuns payday lenders Wednesday, April 30, 2008 By Jim Siegel After months of debate over whether to cap payday-lending interest rates at 36 percent, House Republican leaders tossed a sharp curveball yesterday by proposing a 28 percent cap. Stunning both the payday-lending industry and consumer advocates, House Financial Institutions Chairman […]


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