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Ohio as a GOP Presidential Battleground

Panelists discuss state data that show eight in 10 unionized government workers in Ohio would pay more toward their health insurance premiums if voters retain the collective bargaining law

SB 5 Backers Fire Back

This week, WOSU Public Media’s “Columbus on the Record” panelists discuss the Ohio Senate Bill 5 backers, who have started running Pro-SB5 ads, including one with a former firefighter.

Last Week’s Show’s Word Cloud

Here’s the Word Cloud of the August 26th / 28th Columbus on the Record. The bigger the word, the more it was used.

John Kasich’s First Six Months in Office

This week, Columbus on the Record panelists discuss Governor John Kasich’s first six months in office, what he’s accomplished, and what’s still to come.

1,298,301 Signatures Collected In Favor Of Collective Bargaining

We Are Ohio, the group leading the Senate Bill 5 referendum effort, collected a million more signatures than the 231,000 required to have SB5 placed before voters this autumn.

Might Unions and GOP Settle SB-5 Before Vote?

Might Republicans and unions follow the lead of the Ohio farmers and The Humane Society and negotiate to keep collective bargaining off the fall ballot?

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.

Analysis of John Kasich’s State of the State Address

An analysis of John Kasich’s State of the State Address and discussions of the proposed collective bargaining overhaul being debated in the Ohio House.

Unions Protest at Ohio Statehouse

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

The Battle Between Unions and Statehouse Republicans

This week Columbus on The Record panelists discuss the battle between unions and statehouse republicans; John Kasich’s traffic ticket; a proposal to expand Ohio’s private school voucher program; and Gov. Kasich’s private jobs plan.