October 6, 2014
Last week New Jersey governor Chris Christie joined governor John Kasich for a rally to kick off early voting and stir up GOP support in Ohio. But minutes earlier the Supreme Court ruled to delay absentee balloting by a week. We’ll talk about that this hour, and get an update on the run for governor, and the future of Ohio’s death penalty.
August 4, 2014
Partisan loyalties run deep, but a new poll shows that a large number of Ohioans don’t know enough about the state’s leaders to judge their performance. We’ll get more this hour, and we’ll discuss a new controversy surrounding gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald that he says is “sleazy.”
July 14, 2014
Cleveland was just announced as the host city of the 2016 RNC Convention, beating out Dallas for the bid. This hour, we’ll talk about what kind of boost Cleveland can expect, and what the choice means for the next presidential election. We’ll also discuss what’s on this November’s ballot, the race for Ohio’s governor, and more.
June 2, 2014
Red light cameras are common at many Columbus intersections. Supporters say they reduce traffic accidents, but opponents feel they’re just a money grab. We’ll talk about a new bill to restrict the cameras this hour. We’ll also discuss a federal judge’s order to halt to executions in Ohio, and get the latest on the state’s green energy legislation.
May 12, 2014
The primary elections are over, and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is set to face off against Governor Kasich. We’ll discuss that race this hour. We’ll also examine the implications of the Tea Party’s primary defeats, and we’ll take a look at a bill to make “Hang On Sloopy” Ohio’s official state rock song.
April 28, 2014
Cleveland and Cincinnati have been asked to make a bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention; we’ll talk about the cities’ chances this hour. We’ll also get the latest on the race for governor, the zoo levy and the status of the gay marriage issue now that leaders of that effort say it’s unlikely to show up on the fall ballot.
March 24, 2014
Ohio just got some positive job news: The unemployment rate is lower than it’s been since before the recession, but are we out of the woods? This hour our panel of reporters discuss this, and other important issues including moves to combat pay inequality and eliminate the sin tax. Plus the latest on Libertarians and the May ballot.
March 3, 2014
Ohio governor John Kasich recently gave his State of the State address. This hour we’ll talk about his speech, and the latest news related to voting bills, Ohio’s chances at hosting a political convention, education and more.
February 24, 2014
Governor John Kasich will deliver his State of the State address Monday evening, but not everybody agrees on how Ohio is faring. This hour we’ll take a look on the issues he’s likely to address. Plus a discussion of all the topics important to the Buckeye State.
February 10, 2014
On this week’s reporter roundtable, we’re talking about what’s in the news and on your mind. Republican governor John Kasich could face several challengers this fall– from his political left and right. We’ll get an update on how the race is shaping up, a look at why what’s hampering Columbus’ snow removal efforts this season, and more.