Westside Columbus Casino Breaks Ground

This week Columbus on the Record panelists discuss the Columbus casino, which broke ground ground despite disputes with the City of Columbus.

Also: how Ohio GOP lawmakers are planning to make changes to Governor’s John Kasich’s education budget; questions arise about how to grade and pay teachers; and former Ohio secretary of state Ken Blackwell is considering a run for U.S. Senate.

Read More:

  • The casino breaks ground (WOSU)
  • Ohio GOP lawmakers plan changes to Gov. John Kasich’s education budget (The Plain Dealer)
  • State Senator Tim Grendell says parent questionnaires to have a role in setting teacher pay (politifact.com)
  • Blackwell considers U.S. Senate Bid (The Columbus Dispatch)
  • An analysis finds that the school districts that would feel the deepest cuts are those where taxpayers are making the least effort to fund their schools (The Columbus Dispatch)


  • Ann Fisher (WOSU 89.7)
  • Julie Carr Smyth (The Associated Press )
  • Greg Haas (Democratic Consultant)
  • Mary Anne Sharkey (Public Affairs Consultant)

Segments On This Episode (on YouTube)

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Despite Disputes, Casino Breaks ground

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Ohio House Republicans Look To Change Governor's Budget

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Ohio Teachers May See Changes in Merit Pay

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Ken Blackwell Eyes the Senate in 2012

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Panelists Offer Their Final Thoughts

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