Archives: Budget

The Federal Government Faces a Shutdown

The federal government faces a possible shutdown after Friday April 8 unless Congress agrees to a budget compromise.

NPR’s Ken Rudin Discusses Libya and the Budget Battles in D.C.

NPR’s Political Junkie, Ken Rudin, discusses President Obama’s decision to bomb Libya, the continuing budget battles in Congress, and a possible shutdown of the federal government.

Privatizing Ohio Prisons

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction Director Gary Mohr talks about about prison system changes including privatization and sentencing reform

The Impact of SB5; The Civil War Turns 150

Reporter Laura Bischoff discusses the economic and political impact of SB5; the causes and legacy of the Civil War, now 150 years old

Sean Kay on Ireland’s Financial Collapse and Hope for Renewal

Hear about Ireland’s dramatic financial collapse and hopes for an economic renewal, with Ohio Wesleyan University Politics and Government Professor Sean Kay

Karen Kasler and a Budget Issues-Open Forum

Special open forum to discuss Governor Kasich’s proposed budget

NPR’s Ken Rudin Talks About Public Employees and Libya

NPR’s Ken Rudin talks about political uprisings in Libya, public employee protests around the U.S., and a possible shut down of the federal government if Congress can’t reach a budget deal.

Two Viewpoints About Public Broadcasting Funding

Two points of view about ending federal funding for public broadcasting, and what cuts could mean for the future of public television and radio on the local and national levels

NPR Political Junkie Ken Rudin Talks Egypt and Washington Politics

NPR Political Editor Ken Rudin joins us to discuss political upheaval in Egypt, remembering Ronald Reagan, and Washington politics.

Ohio State Budgeting System

Changes to Ohios’ budgeting system and agency operations.