November 22, 2013
Stand Your Ground Proposal Comes To Ohio
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson discusses and his panel discuss several issues including a stand-your-ground proposal at the statehouse and Ed FitzGerald’s running mate choice.
May 20, 2011
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majority of Ohioans don’t like Senate Bill 5, the bill that limits collective bargaining. 54% say that SB 5 should be repealed.
May 21, 2010
Public Safety Director Controversy
Controversy surrounding confirmation of Cathy Collins-Taylor. Will the Ohio senate approve her appointment as the new Public Safety Director?
April 28, 2010
Remember Casinos Have RIGHT to Build, Not Obligation
While Penn National owns both proposed Columbus casino sites and it promises to deal the first black-jack cards in 2012, the developer still only has the constitutional right to build, not the obligation.
March 25, 2010
Columbus City Council Privacy; 2010 Elections Update
This week on Columbus On The Record: Columbus City Council’s quest for Privacy; Pension Double dipping; Campaign 2010 Update: Republicans’ energy is high; Lebron James becomes a campaign issue? Ballot Issues fail to make ballot. Panelists: Cathy Candisky, The Columbus Dispatch; William Hershey, Dayton Daily News Dale Butland, Democratic Strategist Bob Clegg, Republican Strategist
February 23, 2010
COTR 2.0 – We Need Your Input
I hate the term 2.0 but figured it reflects my hipness. (Is 2.0 still hip?) We are in the process of revamping Columbus on the Record and I’d like to get opinions on what we can do to improve the show and as a result improve your understanding of the issues that affect Central Ohio. [...]
February 19, 2010
Columbus Plowing; Harris Not ‘All Aboard’ The 3-C Plan
This week on Columbus On The Record: Columbus plowing policy: How does Columbus stack up to other cities? Are we spending too much? Great rail debate steams ahead, but senate president Harris says he’s not ‘all aboard’ the 3-C passenger rail plan. An analysis of Ohio stimulus spending. And, in politics, the lack of NE Ohio [...]
February 12, 2010
The Great Train Debate; Me Too Income Taxes
This week on Columbus On The Record: The Great Train Debate: The controversy over Three-C passenger rail. Proponents of the rail pushing harder. Opposition grows, Strickland calls them Cheerleaders for Failure. Campaign 2010 Round up: Ohios Shrinking Democrats, Kilroy Launches Campaign, and Pat Tiberi wants stimulus money he opposed. Me Too Income Taxes – Worthington [...]
February 9, 2010
City Center Demo Prevented Decades of Pain
The best line of the 2007 mayoral campaign came from challenger Bill Todd – “Mr. Coleman, tear down this mall!” He of course was referring to the then nearly empty City Center Mall. Now it’s happening and it’s amazing that many people still complain that demolition crews are destroying the downtown shopping center. They complain [...]
December 14, 2009
“Blue Jackets Bailout” – A Different Take
On the December 11th episode of Columbus On The Record, we talked about the possibility of a “Blue Jackets Bailout.” The city and county are trying to work out a deal, presumably with at least some public money, to help Columbus’s National Hockey League franchise remain financially viable and remain in Columbus. This viewer took [...]