Policy & Politics

Are farmland prices inflated?

Published Oct. 22, 2010

Thereís a growing buzz about whether or not U.S. farmland prices will be the next asset bubble to burst. But despite all the talk about the commercial real estate market and how itís under pressure, when you look at farm real estate it has really held up, even increasing fairly rapidly...

Are you ready for the May 5, 2009 Primary Election?

Published Apr. 29, 2009

Ohio's next election is only a few days away; May 5th Ohioans will go to the polls to vote on a variety of local offices and issues. According to Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner, 66 counties will have issues and questions appearing on the ballot.

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Attorney General Richard Cordray

Attorney General Richard Cordray Reminds Ohioans about the Veterans Bonus

Published Oct. 12, 2010

Last November, an overwhelming majority of Ohio voters ó more than 70 percent ó voted to provide a modest payment to the men and women who served our country during the Iraq, Afghanistan and Persian Gulf wars. This Veterans Service Bonus is an honored tradition in our state: Voters approved...

Bacon Running for State Senate

Published May. 7, 2009

Rep. Kevin Bacon (R-Minerva Park), tells the Columbus Dispatch that he will run for the open 3rd Senate District seat in 2010.

Baucus won't Support Boxer-Kerry Bill in Current Form

Published Nov. 2, 2009

As the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee begins hearings on the Boxer-Kerry climate change bill, Sen. Max Baucus (D-Mont.), a member of the committee who also chairs the Senate Finance Committee, said he could not support the measure in its current form. Baucus is the first Democrat...