Wapakoneta city legislators have opted for an executive order instead of recommending passage of legislation regarding a smoking ban at city parks.
Members of two Wapakoneta City Council committees — Health and Safety and Parks and Recreation — decided this week an ordinance regarding a ban on smoking at all city parks is unnecessary as long as signs are posted telling people to refrain from the activity, Councilor-at-large Randy Fisher told the Wapakoneta Daily News on Wednesday.
In light of Wall Street banks allegedly manipulating the costs of commodities paid by manufacturers and ultimately consumers, a U.S. legislator from Ohio wants the Federal Reserve to flex its regulatory muscle to help eliminate these anti-competitive practices.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, says he and other Congressional members will call for additional hearings in the future and they intend to pressure federal officials to use their influence to make the marketplace more competitive.
Two teachers were hired and the resignations of two teachers accepted during a regular meeting of the Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education this week.