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Leading Big, Governor John Kasich Tries Out National Themes

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: The impact of voter apathy on the 2014 election and John Kasich’s presidential ambitions.

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.

Last Week’s COTR – As a Word Cloud

The “Word Cloud” from last week’s show. The bigger the word, the more times it was repeated by our panel.

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.

Westside Columbus Casino Breaks Ground

This week Columbus on the record panelists discuss how Ohio GOP lawmakers are planning to make changes to Governor’s John Kasich’s education budget.

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.

Complete Analysis of Governor John Kasich’s Budget

This week Columbus on The Record panelists offer a complete analysis of Governor John Kasich’s budget and discuss local reactions.

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.

Ohio Public Employee Unions Fight for Survival

Ohio Public Employee Unions are fighting for survival. Are state employees overpaid?

Sharp Right Turn: Ohio Republicans’ Top Legislative Priorities

Since regaining the house, Republican push to set new, conservative agenda and what it means for Ohio.