The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.
Ohio’s largest military base is expected to privatize more energy and utility operations as it tries to offset steep cuts in the federal defense budget.
More than 150 civilian employees at Ohio’s largest military base have taken steps to appeal furloughs imposed because of federal budget cuts.
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is expected to enact furlough days due to federal budget cuts.
Ohio State University is joining other airports across the country in trying to block the closure of air-traffic control towers because of automatic cuts in federal spending.
Columbus City Schools’ leaders say budget cuts will not be as deep now that they understand details of the governor’s proposed budget include an additional $25 million dollars in transportation dollars.
State prisons director Gary Mohr says the propsed 10 percent cuts would force him to close three large state prisons and a smaller facility in Hocking County.
Opponents of cuts in state funding to schools and local governments are using a new strategy to criticize the spending cuts: www.cutshurtohio.com.
The corrections department stopped doing the inspections in 2008 after the number of inspectors dropped from four to one because of budget cuts.
The Department of Defense 2013 fiscal year budget cuts, designed to trim $487 billion over the next decade, scraps the C-27J program. All wings across the country that fly the cargo plane are getting new missions…except for the one in Mansfield.