Archives: John Kasich

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.

Steubenville Hosts State Address/What is the State of the State?

The city of Steubenville has been chosen by Governor John Kasich to host the State of the State address… Why Steubenville? And how will this help the city? Then, before we hear the Governor’s State of the State address, what are the issues and what are conditions in different regions of the state?

Senate Bill 5: A Conversation/ What Animals Should Be Pets?

What’s next with SB5? More on this controversial bill… Then a discussion about what should and should not be pets, with Julie Zickefoose.

The Condition of Bridges and Roads/ Leasing the Ohio Turnpike

American highways have been given a grade of “D-” by mechanical engineers. Five percent of bridges have been declared structurally deficient. What is the current state of the U.S.’s road and bridge infrastructure?

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 Budget: What’s In It? What’s Been Cut?

At 7:56 p.m. last Thursday, Gov. John Kasich’s signature put Ohio’s new two-year budget into effect. What is in the final budget, and how it will shape the state for the next two years?

Governor Kasich’s Casino Deal- What’s Next?/ Obama on Afghanistan

Now that an agreement has been reached, what will the construction of a new casino mean for the residents of Columbus? Then, we’ll focus on President Obama’s latest speech on Afghanistan.

Ohio’s State Budget: Issues for Local Government and Regionalism

Local governments have been given “toolkits” to advise them on how to deal with cuts from the State Budget. What advices is in this toolkit and is it enough to help these local governments manage financially?

Casino Deal/ Social Media Law Enforcement/ Consumers’ Counsel

A conversation with Columbus City Attorney, Richard Pfieffer. We’ll hear about the latest about the Columbus casino deal and how social media like Twitter and Facebook can convict wrongdoers in the city. Then, we’ll discuss the effects of cutting the budget for Ohio’s utility watchdog, the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel.

Is Ohio “Cool” Enough?

Governor John Kasich says we’ve got to make Ohio “cool.” Do you think our state and city are “cool” enough?