Ohio Reporter Roundtable


JobsOhio – Despite Ohio Supreme Court ruling, still no judicial scrutiny of the constitutionality of how the state agency is managed and funded privately. What’s next?

Early Voting – A Federal Court last week ordered Secretary of State Jon Husted to restore early voting on the weekend and Monday before Election Day. The Democrats cheered the decision. But the Republicans were quiet. What’s the deal going forward?

Cantor – The Tea Party rears its head in Virginia in the historical defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. We talk about what significance this has nationally and in the Buckeye State.

Time card revelations – Questions about time cards often pop up during election cycles. This time, the problems are in Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor’s office. Two staff, including the chief of staff, have resigned. We put it into context with GOP requests for the schedule of Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald, the Democratic challenger to incumbent Republican Gov. John Kasich. On this score, Fitzgerald and Kasich agree.


  • Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press
  • Mark Niquette, Bloomberg News
  • Karen Kasler, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau

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