News
News Home
Quick Bites Archive
Exploradio Archive
Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Government and Politics


Portman votes for proposed cuts
Ohio senators miles apart on budget cuts
Story by ALISON RITCHIE


 

Ohio’s two senators remain on opposite sides of the federal budget debate. Republican Senator Rob Portman voted to cut 60 billion dollars from the federal budget as proposed by the House of Representatives. Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown voted against the cuts, saying they’d cost 27-thousand Ohio jobs and hundreds of thousands nationwide.  Portman says, though, that’s false economics and the cuts don’t go far enough.
 

Click to listen

Other options:
MP3 Download (0:20)


Portman is challenging a report on projected job loss that was released by Goldman Sachs last month. Other economists say the predictions of job loss is far less.

 


Related WKSU Stories

Sens. Brown and Portman go opposite ways on cuts
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

 
Page Options

Print this page



Copyright © 2022 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University