August 13, 1985
A Supreme Court decision requiring towns and cities to comply with federal wage-hour laws will cost municipalities more than $1 billion and must be modified, National League of Cities President George Voinovich, mayor of Cleveland, said. On Feb. 19, 1985, the Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 that the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act apply to state and local governments, affecting about 7 million local and state employees and several million volunteers.
August 7, 2003 |
Jerry Springer, whose TV talk show brings foul-mouthed prostitutes, home wreckers and skinheads into living rooms every day, said he will not run for the U.S. Senate next year. "As long as I'm doing that show, my message, no matter how sincere and no matter how heartfelt, does not get through to the people I need to reach," he said.
June 25, 1987 |
A smiling Mayor George Voinovich signaled the official end of Cleveland's fiscal emergency today by helping set fire to facsimiles of the notes the city defaulted on in 1978, setting off a fiscal emergency. "I'd like to declare today that Cleveland is no longer an Ohio liability," Voinovich said. "It's an Ohio asset." The declaration came after Cleveland made a final $1-million payment to free it from the control of a state commission.
August 2, 1996 |
Ohio Gov. George Voinovich told presumptive GOP presidential nominee Bob Dole's campaign that he did not want to be considered for the No. 2 spot on the Republican ticket. Voinovich, who has two years remaining in his second term, also repeated his desire to run for U.S. Senate in 1998. "I feel I owe it to the people of Ohio to complete my job," Voinovich said in Columbus, Ohio. "I also feel I could make a good U.S. senator."
January 7, 1988 |
President Reagan will address the City Club of Cleveland on Monday and attend a fund-raising reception for Mayor George V. Voinovich's U.S. Senate campaign, the White House announced Wednesday. Voinovich is challenging Democratic Sen. Howard M. Metzenbaum.
March 14, 2003 |
Jerry Springer said he's not sure he can overcome his trash talk-show host image for a possible run for a Democratic Senate seat. "I can't imagine anyone voting for me at this point," the former Cincinnati mayor said at a Democratic fund-raiser in Dayton, Ohio. Springer is expected to make about a dozen appearances around Ohio before deciding this summer whether to seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Sen. George Voinovich next year.