April 28, 2014
Cleveland and Cincinnati have been asked to make a bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention; we’ll talk about the cities’ chances this hour. We’ll also get the latest on the race for governor, the zoo levy and the status of the gay marriage issue now that leaders of that effort say it’s unlikely to show up on the fall ballot.
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.
March 3, 2014
Ohio governor John Kasich recently gave his State of the State address. This hour we’ll talk about his speech, and the latest news related to voting bills, Ohio’s chances at hosting a political convention, education and more.
December 9, 2013
As legislators debate a host of election-reform bills, some say the GOP is pushing to limit voting access to many Ohioans. Supporters of the bills say they’ll streamline the process, and leave Ohio’s early-voting period intact. This hour our statehouse panel will provide updates, and fill us in on what else is making headlines in the Buckeye State.
October 21, 2013
It’s fall in Ohio, which means it’s deer, turkey, and litigation season! Congressional republicans are threatening to sue Governor Kasich over Medicaid expansion, and the ACLU filed suit against Ohio for three abortion restrictions passed as part of the state’s budget. This hour our panel will examine what else is bubbling up in the statehouse.
September 3, 2013
Now that everybody’s relaxed, tan and back from summer vacation, the fun begins again! On today’s show, to help you get back into the news groove, we’re hosting a reporter roundtable. Join Ann and her panel of journalists for the latest on Medicaid, Attorney General DeWine’s committee on facial recognition software, SNAP benefit cuts and more.
August 5, 2013
This hour we’ll get the latest on what’s happening at the Ohio statehouse. There are Medicaid reform bill hearings, big fundraising gaps between Democrats and Republicans for next year’s campaigns, a stand-your-ground law pending in legislative committee, and more with JobsOhio. Our reporters will bring you up to speed.
June 5, 2013
Ohio governor John Kasich wrote an op-ed recently urging Ohioans–in the name of President Reagan– to support the proposed expansion of Medicaid. This hour we’ll get the latest news on that debate as well as an update on Right to Work legislation, and review State Auditor Yost’s views on business vs. friendship.