Archives: Laura Bischoff

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

With new proposals to re-introduce Medicaid expansion, exempt the Masons from taxes, and ban “gateway sexual activity” education, there’s plenty for our Ohio Reporter Roundtable to talk about. This hour of All Sides we’ll take a close look at the issues in the news, and discuss everything from the Adena Pipe to nursing home quality control.

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.

Reporter Roundtable on the Lame Duck Session

It’s that time of year again: the lame duck session where some lawmakers are leaving and new faces will take their seats. This time is can be one of the most productive times of the year. On this hour, we’ll talk about what is left to be done on the state and national level.

Statehouse News Update

Over the last 18 months, the Republican controlled Ohio general assembly worked on a wide range of issues, from the 3rd grade reading guarantee to helping ex-offenders after prison. Governor John Kasich praised lawmakers last week for their efforts.

Funding Retirement/Changes in Ohio’s Public Retirement Systems

On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll cover changes in the retirement landscape. Can pension systems and 401K retirement savings plans still meet the needs of retirees? What’s the best way to fund retirement going forward? Can 401ks be more like pensions? We’ll answer those questions and more.

OSU Basketball: Final Four/Ohio Test Scores and Possible Cheating

The Ohio State University Men’s Basketball team is heading to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament this weekend. We’ll talk about their season and the upcoming game. Then, new research shows that many schools show the same patterns on standardized tests as those found in Atlanta, where cheating cases were uncovered… What does this mean?

Post-Primary Wrap Up

Super Tuesday is over… Who are the winners? What do the results predict for the November election? But first, one new website is keeping tabs on politicians. Join the conversation on this hour of “All Sides.”

Update on Ohio Political News

Kasich held his annual State of the State address yesterday in Steubenville… So what will be up next for the Ohio Statehouse? Our panel will update you on all Ohio political news.

Post-Election Statehouse News Panel

Ohioans have spoken. By striking down Senate Bill 5, Governor Kasich and the Republican party felt a first, momentous defeat. What happens now? This hour we’ll discuss the election results and where Ohio goes from here.

Who Writes Ohio’s Legislation?

Legislators are the faces for various bills and amendments- but who’s really behind the pen that writes the legislation?