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2010 State of the State Address Today at Noon

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland will be delivering the 2010 State of the State Address today at Noon. The live video feed can be viewed online either at governor.ohio.gov or at ohiochannel.org. Does anyone have any pre-viewing predictions on what can be expected from this year’s address?

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Strickland Moves Forward with Slot Machines

Walker Evans Walker Evans Strickland Moves Forward with Slot Machines

On Monday, Governor Strickland moved forward with plans to introduce slot machines in seven race tracks throughout the State of Ohio, including two in Central Ohio: Scioto Downs and Belulah Park. Strickland issued a directive to the Director of the Ohio Lottery to begin the implementation process. The slot machines are expected to generate $933 […]

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CU Podcast #22: Save Ohio Libraries

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In this week’s ColumbusUnderground.com Podcast, we sit down to chat with Jeff Regensburger from the Northwest Library, Angel Gondek of the Educational Resource Center at Columbus State, and Rachel Rubin from the Old Worthington Library. Together, we discuss the proposed state budget cuts that would have deep impacts upon our library systems throughout Ohio. To […]

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Strickland Proposes Slot Machines for Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Strickland Proposes Slot Machines for Ohio

Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is proposing to allow the installation of slot machines in horse racing tracks throughout Ohio, including seven locations in Franklin County such as Scioto Downs and Beulah Park. The tax revenue generated would assist in resolving the shortfalls in the state budget.

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Strickland Talks Education to Columbus Metro Club

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From Forbes.com: Ohio governor: Economy linked with education By Stephen Majors Ohio can only enter an economic revival by refusing to be deterred by financial obstacles and by immediately reforming its out-of-date educational system, Gov. Ted Strickland said Monday in trying to rally support for his ambitious educational agenda. Strickland used lofty rhetoric and historical […]

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Gov. Strickland Announces $774M in Transit Projects

Walker Evans Walker Evans Gov. Strickland Announces $774M in Transit Projects

Press Release: Governor Announces Priority Transportation Projects to be Funded by Federal Recovery Act Resources Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today announced that 149 transportation infrastructure projects have been prioritized for full or partial funding from American Recovery and Reinvestment Act resources. “We have identified projects that will put thousands of Ohioans to work quickly,” Strickland […]

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Strickland says 3C Corridor needs $250 Million

Walker Evans Walker Evans Strickland says 3C Corridor needs $250 Million

From wtte28.com: Ohio governor says rail project needs $250M Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland says the state could restore passenger rail service with $250 million in federal stimulus money. The governor also estimates it would cost $10 million a year to operate the service, less than 1 percent of Ohio’s $7.6 billion, two-year transportation budget. Strickland […]

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