Archives: Bill Cohen

Ohio Reporter Joe Hallett Retires

For forty-two years Joe Hallett has brought breaking news to his readers, but time flies when you’re staring down a deadline, and he’s decided to call it quits. Mostly. This hour we’ll give Joe a warm radio sendoff and take a look at his northwest Ohio roots and the career that took him around the world.

Farewell, Bill Cohen!

If you’ve listened to Ohio public radio in the last 30 years, you’ve heard the dulcet tones of Bill Cohen, veteran statehouse reporter. For decades, Bill has covered the budget battles, policy debates, mayhem and concord of the Buckeye state. This hour, we’ll sit down with Cohen, ask him about his news career, and wish him a glorious retirement.

Ohio Statehouse Reporter Roundtable

The Statehouse is busy this time of year. On this hour, we’ll talk about the latest news from the Ohio General Assembly.

Collecting Historical Political Memorabilia

Warren G. Harding, Teddy Roosevelt, Jimmy Carter and a host of other presidents are coming to town — on the lapels of political button collectors… The American Political Items Collectors National Convention begins today in downtown Columbus. On this hour, we’ll talk about the Convention as well as collecting political memorabilia.

Woody Guthrie, American Folk Icon, Celebrates a Centennial

Woody Guthrie was a man whose musical style had an indelible influence on American music and culture… We’ve reached his would-be 100th birthday this month. Today, we’ll celebrate this milestone by talking about the life and lingering importance of a man who inspired the works of others and whose work continues to move us today.

Governor Kasich’s Tax and Education Policy Changes

Yesterday, Ohio Governor John Kasich released his Mid-Biennial Review as a vehicle for major policy change, everything from education to bank tax reform to an income tax cut and more. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk to a panel of statehouse reporters about the proposed changes.

Statehouse News Panel Roundtable

Join us this hour on All Sides as we discuss news in the statehouse, and around the state.

Ohio’s Health Care Ballot Issues

Secretary of State, Jon Husted, said Tuesday opponents of the federal health care law have enough signatures to put a constitutional amendment on the Nov. 8 ballot. What are the pros and cons if voters do choose to opt out of the health care overhaul? What does this mean for health care in Ohio?

Ohio’s State Budget

As far as the state budget is concerned, what’s in and what’s out? What matters and what doesn’t? We’ll explore these questions today.

The Latest News from the Statehouse/ “Rain, Rain, Go Away”

We’ll discuss the latest that’s going on in the capital city with a Statehouse News correspondent and Dayton Daily News Reporter. Then- rain, rain, will it ever go away? A talk about the weather.