Blog Archives

Despite Ruling, Ohio Lawmakers Forgo Health Care Provisions

Mike Thompson and his panel look at the Kasich Administrations refusal to implement parts of the Affordable (Health) Care Act two weeks after it was upheld by the US Supreme Court.

Rick Santorum ReturnsThe Sweater Vest To Ohio Spotlight

This week Mike Thompson and his panelists look at Rick Santorum’s surge to the lead in the Ohio GOP presidential primary race.

A New Bailout Plan for the Blue Jackets

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

What’s Next in the Senate Bill Five Campaign

This week, WOSU Public Media’s “Columbus on the Record” panelists discuss what’s next in the Senate Bill Five campaign.

Richard Cordray Gets a New Job

This week Columbus on the Record panelists discuss former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray’s nomination as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Will Senate Bill 5 Survive The Referendum?

While a referendum of Senate Bill 5 looks like a certainty, backers of the measure have tried and failed to subdivide the bill for the upcoming election in an effort to keep parts of it.

The Deal Is Done: The Columbus Casino Gets Water and Sewer

Penn National Gaming Inc. has reached an agreement with the city of Columbus and Franklin County in the dispute over connecting the casino property off West Broad Street to Columbus’ water and sewer system.

Controversial Bill to Require Photo ID to Vote

Also on the program: a new poll shows that many Ohioans disapprove of Gov. Kasich as well as his planned collective bargaining overhaul.

Unions Protest at Ohio Statehouse

As union representatives protest at the Statehouse, some ask: are unions still necessary?

State of the Union: Bipartisanship and Diversity in Ohio

Local analysis of the State of Union address, the President’s call for bipartisan unity and reigning in federal spending.