Archives: Laura Bischoff

Statehouse Reporter Roundtable

Join us in this week’s hour of Reporter Roundtable for an in-depth look at what’s going on in the marijuana legalization process, non-citizens signing up to vote, Senator Portman’s signing of a letter sent by Republican senators to Iran’s government, and more.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

During his balanced budget amendment campaign trip to South Carolina last week, Governor John Kasich once again dodged questions of a possible bid for the 2016 elections. We will also discuss whether or not former Governor Ted Strickland will make a play for Senate.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

A grand jury recently decided the officers who fatally shot a man in a Walmart last month would not be indicted. But Ohio governor John Kasich and Attorney General Mike DeWine said an inquiry by the U.S. Justice Department would be appropriate. We’ll learn more this hour. Plus, we’ll get an update on the Reynoldsburg teachers’ strike, and more.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

Attack ads are, by their nature, nasty, but now they’re allowed to be false, as well. A federal judge in Cincinnati recently struck down an Ohio law banning campaign lies, saying the public, not the government, should decide the political truth. We’ll talk more about that this hour, and we’ll get the latest in other political news around the state.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine came under scrutiny recently for doling out lucrative collections contracts to friends of his campaign. A recent federal court ruling could put Obamacare state subsidies in jeopardy, and a new bill would require all Ohio companies to cover the full range of contraceptives. We’ll learn more this hour.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

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.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

Ohio Senator Rob Portman gave a major speech recently, outlining a “constructive conservative” approach to fight poverty. This hour, we’ll talk about the response to Portman’s plan. We’ll also discuss a new gun bill allowing non-Ohio residents to carry a concealed weapon in the state, and get the latest in the race for governor.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

Governor Kasich released his first TV ad last week and President Clinton is headed to Ohio in June to stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald. We’ll discuss if it’s the boost he needs, and more about the latest state news.

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

This hour, our panel of reporters discuss the latest Ohio news. Medicaid has 50,000 new enrollees; the Ohio Senate is considering a measure requiring all doctors to use a prescription reporting system; and the House Speaker has his doubts about the governor’s fracking tax hike. We’ll talk about those stories and more.

Statehouse Reporter Roundtable

Our panel of Ohio Statehouse reporters will discuss the latest political news and look to the week ahead. We’ll talk about about the polling on the governor’s race, and why a balanced federal budget has become an issue for one of the candidates.