shutdown http://wvxu.org en Portman: Glad shutdown over, work still to do http://wvxu.org/post/portman-glad-shutdown-over-work-still-do <p></p><p>Ohio Senator Rob Portman says he&#39;s glad the government is reopen, that the country didn&#39;t go over the debt limit, and that Wednesday night&#39;s agreement included specific language about income verification in the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>But he&#39;s not satisfied.</p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 16:27:49 +0000 Tana Weingartner 18517 at http://wvxu.org Portman: Glad shutdown over, work still to do Cincinnati leaders: end partial gov't shutdown http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-leaders-end-partial-govt-shutdown <p>Some of Cincinnati&#39;s elected leaders are calling on national lawmakers to end the partial shutdown of the federal government.&nbsp;</p><p>Mayor Mark Mallory said leaders need to end the conflict.&nbsp; He said there are many examples of how the impasse is hurting the state&#39;s economy.&nbsp;</p><p>Mallory said 7,500 people visit national parks in Ohio every day.</p> Thu, 10 Oct 2013 20:17:42 +0000 Jay Hanselman 18289 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati leaders: end partial gov't shutdown Hamilton County monitoring potential impact of shutdown http://wvxu.org/post/hamilton-county-monitoring-potential-impact-shutdown <p>Hamilton County&#39;s administrator says he&#39;s keeping an eye on how the federal shutdown may affect county programs. Sigman was asked about the the issue during Wednesday&#39;s county commission meeting by Commissioner Todd Portune.</p><p>Christian Sigman says agencies did a good job of communicating what would happen with grant funding for programs like food assistance.</p> Wed, 09 Oct 2013 19:44:53 +0000 Tana Weingartner 18238 at http://wvxu.org