February 28, 2014
John Kasich’s Tax Cut Plan – Who Benefits Most?
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including Governor Kasich’s income tax cut proposal, Ohio’s changing attitudes toward gay marriage and other topics.
February 21, 2014
Fracking in Ohio State Parks, Train to Port Columbus
The Columbus on the record panel discusses controversies over proposed natural gas drilling in state parks; and a plan to start passenger rail service between Port Columbus and downtown, and more,
February 14, 2014
Democrats Hope Governor Kasich Still Has Labor Pains
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the role organized labor w.ill play in this year’s race for governor.
February 7, 2014
What Happened To All That Primary Talk?
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the latest in the race for Ohio governor and calls for higher taxes for the Columbus Zoo.
January 31, 2014
What’s Next In Columbus Schools Scandal?; OSU’s New Leader
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the next steps in the Columbus schools data rigging investigation and Ohio State’s new president.
January 24, 2014
Ohio Democrats Vow To Fight A War For Women
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss Democrats plan to use abortion as a 2014 campaign issue, Todd Portune’s decision on whether to run for governor.
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August 2, 2013
Governor John Kasich’s Jobs Record
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including John Kasich’s jobs record, Ted Strickland’s endorsement of Ed FitzGerald for governor.
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: