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The Columbus Dispatch
Friday, April 28, 2017
GOP lawmakers target Mandel with budget amendment
Ohio Republican lawmakers quietly acknowledge that a measure in the GOP-revamped state budget is aimed at curbing taxpayer-funded advertising by Republican state Treasurer Josh Mandel.An amendment to the budget released this week by House Republicans “requires Controlling Board approval of any advertising purchased by a state governmental entity for the same purpose that, in the aggregate, exceeds $50,000 during the fiscal year.”Mandel, who is again running for U.S. […]
Proposal could force Columbus to cut water prices to suburbanites
A proposed amendment to the state budget seeks to keep Columbus from charging higher prices to suburban water customers.Rep. Mike Duffey said Columbus has a monopoly on water in the region and overcharges suburban customers to deliver them water. City officials say the surcharge balances the risk that city taxpayers take to provide the service and maintain a regional system.”If your choice is Columbus or Columbus or Columbus, they have you a little bit over a barrel,” […]
93% of Trump voters approve of president’s job performance so far
The Donald Trump voter was quite clear about what makes him nervous about the president.”Damn tweets,” the central Ohioan said.Despite those misgivings, he is among 93 percent of Trump voters who approve of the Republican’s job performance as he approaches his 100th day in office.The local man, who was not identified, took part in one of two Columbus focus groups run by GOP polling firm Public Opinion Strategies used in a national study by the […]
Learn where to dispose of dangerous drug-cabinet leftovers
There’s doubtless medicine cabinets across central Ohio stocked with leftover medications that could lead to addiction and ruin.Thirty-two sites will accept unused drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday to help withdraw opiods and other prescription drugs from potential abuse.You can go here and enter your […]
Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014
Also, the Defense Department inspector general’s office confirms in a separate document that it is investigating whether Flynn failed to obtain prior approval.
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