A New Bailout Plan for the Blue Jackets

This week, WOSU Public Media’s “Columbus on the Record” panelists discuss a plan developed by Franklin County and Columbus leaders to keep the Blue Jackets, but it calls for the county and city to use gambling money to buy Nationwide Arena.

Other topics: President Obama brings his Jobs Plan to Ohio; a redistricting map created new Franklin County congressional district; and two studies disagree about how much more union employees are getting compensated that non-union employees.


  • Cathy Candisky (The Columbus Dispatch)
  • Bill Cohen (Ohio Public Radio)
  • Michael Cole (Democratic Strategist)
  • Mary Anne Sharkey (Public Affairs Consultant)

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Segments On This Episode (on YouTube)

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Blue Jackets Might Get Bailed Out By Gambling Money

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President Obama Brings His Jobs Plan to Ohio

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New (and Fewer) Congressional Districts For Ohio

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Union Pay Under the Microscopes

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Panelists Offer Their Final Thoughts (9/16/11)

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