April 21, 2014
Herion-related overdoses killed a record number of Ohioans in 2012, according to the newest figures. We’ll talk about the troubling increase this hour. 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.
April 14, 2014
On this reporter roundtable, we’ll be discussing the flurry of activity surrounding same-sex marriage in Ohio, as well as the controversy over a green energy bill affecting businesses. We’ll also get the latest on the gubernatorial race and learn about a death penalty task force that would alter the state’s implementation of capital punishment.
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 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 17, 2014
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.
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 17, 2014
Ohio lawmakers vow to close loopholes to protect whistle blowers; fracking companies are up in arms about a new proposed severance tax; John Kasich wants to reduce the income tax to below 4 percent. In this hour’s roundtable, we’ll talk about what’s happening at the capitol and beyond.
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.
January 27, 2014
Though it is not official yet, Hamilton County Commissioner Todd Portune says he still plans to run in the democratic primary for governor. This hour, our Ohio reporter panel will examine his chances and look at the strategy Ohio Democrats plan to use in this year’s campaign.
January 13, 2014
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s been in a lot of trouble lately over the George Washington Bridge scandal that just came to light. Our panel of reporters will investigate what this means for Christie’s political alliance with John Kasich, and the upcoming gubernatorial elections. Plus, the future of the Tea Party, “fiscal notes” and more.