Blog Archives

Buckeye Lake’s Big Dam Problem

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the top issues in the news this week including: Response to a report that the Buckeye Lake Dam is failing.

Gov. Kasich Pushes Public Assistance with Requirements

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the top issues in the news this week including: a movement to tie public assistance to work or job training.

The State of The Union, More Trouble for Charter Schools

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record look at President Obama’s State of the Union Address;and calls for tougher charter school regulation.

Ohio’s Ebola Fears, Nationwide Arena’s Overdue Loan Payments

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: The latest in election news; Overdue Nationwide Arena Loan Payments; Questionable Charter School leases.

All Eyes on Reynoldsburg Teacher Strike, Jon Waters Sues OSU

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: The impact of the Reynoldsburg Teacher’s Strike on Ohio Education and Jon Waters’ lawsuit against OSU.

GOP Lawmakers’ Unease With Gov. John Kasich’s Sales Tax Expansion

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including the growing controversy over Governor Kasich’s proposed sales taxes on services.

Poll: Majority of Ohioans Oppose Senate Bill 5

This week Columbus on the Record panelists discuss the latest polling numbers that show the majority of Ohioans don’t like Senate Bill 5, the bill that limits collective bargaining. 54% say that SB 5 should be repealed.

Ohio Charter Schools May Get Less Oversight, Fewer Restrictions

This week Columbus on the Record panelists discuss the state budget, which would give charter schools more freedom and less accountability.