May 10, 2013
Taking Medicaid Expansion To The Ballot
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of the prospects of a ballot issue to expand Medicaid coverage and the looming Ohio Tea Party revolt.
May 3, 2013
Right-To-Work Appears Dead On Arrival
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including efforts to pass union limiting legislation at the statehouse.
April 26, 2013
Columbus City Schools – No Mayoral Takeover
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including the education commission’s plan to fix the Columbus City Schools.
April 19, 2013
Marathon Bombing Impact on Columbus; Schools Takeover Plan?
Mike Thompson and his panel look at the impact of the Boston Marathon bombings on Ohio events and a legislative proposal that could lead to a mayoral takeover of the Columbus City Schools.
April 12, 2013
House GOP Leads Budget Revolt Against Governor John Kasich
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including the Ohio House’s rejection of Governor Kasich’s plan to expand Medicaid and sales taxes.
April 5, 2013
The Birth Control Coverage Debate Returns
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide analysis of several topics including Attorney General Mike DeWine’s request for a contraception coverage exemption for private employers.
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February 13, 2013
List of Services To Be Taxes Under Governor John Kasich’s Plan
Governor Kasich is out with a long list of services that would be subject to a new 5 percent sales tax. Here’s the list.
December 12, 2012
Five Things That Would Indicate A John Kasich White House Bid
Of course Governor Kasich must win re-election first, but here are five things that would indicate he’s laying the groundwork for a White House run.
December 5, 2012
Why WOSU Won’t Use The Term “Fiscal Cliff”
Like the word, “Woo”, WOSU reporters are banned from using the term “Fiscal Cliff”.
November 30, 2012
OK, The Election’s Over, Now What?
Campaign 2012 is giving way to Policy 2013. As this year’s political dust starts to settle, new dust will soon stir in Washington, at the Statehouse and at Columbus City Hall.
November 7, 2012
How The Heck Did Mitt Romney Lose Ohio??
If you woke to President Obama’s raw numbers the morning after the 2012 Ohio election, you’d probably be convinced that Mitt Romney won Ohio and quite possibly the presidency. You’d be wrong.
October 31, 2012
Confused By All The Polls? Try Averaging
If you are banging your head against the wall trying to keep up with the ups and downs of the latest polls, we suggest poll-results-averaging.
October 22, 2012
Five Takeaways from Poll Showing Romney Gaining In Ohio
Quinnipiac is out with its latest poll of likely Ohio voters. It shows that Republican Mitt Romney has cut President Obama’s lead in half over the last month. Here are five things the poll tells us:
October 16, 2012
Watch Debate Reaction In Real Time
Watch the debate and follow along as a select group of “Columbus on the Record Approved” commentators react.