September 29, 2014
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.
September 22, 2014
In response to a Lake Erie algal bloom that left residents without drinkable tap water, the Ohio House is taking steps to reduce threats to the state’s waterways. We’ll talk about pending legislation and candidate promises this hour. We’ll also look at the race for the statehouse, and what unites and divides candidates for Ohio Secretary of State.
September 15, 2014
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.
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.
August 18, 2014
There’s nothing dull about Ohio’s political scene this August. Join our reporter roundtable today for a discussion of the various issues affecting the Buckeye State.
August 4, 2014
Partisan loyalties run deep, but a new poll shows that a large number of Ohioans don’t know enough about the state’s leaders to judge their performance. We’ll get more this hour, and we’ll discuss a new controversy surrounding gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald that he says is “sleazy.”
July 28, 2014
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.
July 21, 2014
Democratic gubernatorial nominee, Ed Fitzgerald, launched his first ad aimed at the working class last week. He said Governor Kasich’s tax cuts only help the wealthy, and “Ohio is meant for all of us.” Weâ€™ll discuss the governorâ€™s race, the misconduct investigation into a chain of charter schools, and what LeBron James’ return means for Cleveland.
July 14, 2014
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.
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.