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.
September 8, 2014
This election season, Ohioans may see the return of “Golden Week,” the period in which citizens can both register and vote. But Secretary of State Jon Husted is appealing that ruling; we’ll learn more this hour. And as gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald’s campaign disintegrates, we’ll look at the options left for John Kasich’s detractors.
July 7, 2014
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald recently unveiled an energy plan, including a stand against an oil and gas severance tax increase. Democrats could benefit from an emerging voting bloc of unmarried women, but it’s unclear what that will mean in November. We’ll get the latest on the race to the statehouse, and more Ohio news.
June 16, 2014
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled that a suit challenging JobsOhio has no legal standing. This hour, we’ll discuss what this means for the future of other groups challenging state laws. We’ll also take a look at a federal judge’s order that Ohio set early voting hours, and examine Eric Cantor’s defeat and it’s implications for the Buckeye State.
May 5, 2014
On this pre-primary day edition of our Ohio Reporter Roundtable, we’ll take a look at who’s poised for victory and defeat. John Boehner is facing a spirited opponent from the Tea Party, Governor Kasich is not, and the zoo levy’s chances look slim. We’ll also get updates on lethal injection drugs and the state’s same-sex marriage cases.
March 31, 2014
While some state car dealer associations are banning direct sales, electric car maker Tesla signed a deal with Ohio to keep existing stores open and selling directly to consumers. This hour, we’ll discuss what this means for the Buckeye State. We’ll also get the latest on Governor Kasich’s possible bid for the presidency, casino revenue and more.
March 10, 2014
After protest hearings on Tuesday, two Ohio Libertarian candidates may be removed from November’s ballot. A 10-year-old student was kicked out of school for pretending his finger was a gun. Senator John McCain mentioned John Kasich as a potential presidential candidate in 2016. We’ll talk about these issues and many more this hour.
February 3, 2014
This hour, join our reporter roundtable for a discussion of the 2014 Ohio governor’s race, the state’s severance tax on drilling, and more.
November 14, 2012
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.
December 2, 2010
Big changes in state government.