Blog Archives

The Next Chapter in Ohio’s Gay Marriage Debate

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the looming decision to overturn part of Ohio’s gay marriage ban. .

Gov. John Kasich’s Tax Plan – Winners and Losers

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including Governor John Kasich’s plan to cut income taxes while raising taxes on cigarettes and drilling.

Fracking in Ohio State Parks, Train to Port Columbus

The Columbus on the record panel discusses controversies over proposed natural gas drilling in state parks; and a plan to start passenger rail service between Port Columbus and downtown, and more,

John Kasich, Ed FitzGerald Try To Keep Houses In Order

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss top issues in the news including possible intraparty challenges to Governor John Kasich and his Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald.

John Kasich Picks Fights With Fracking Companies

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including Govenor Kasich’s criticism of Ohio’s new shale drilling companies,

Mitt Romney’s Narrow Win

This week Mike Thompson and his panelists look back at the Iowa Caucuses and look ahead in the GOP race for President as well as the drilling-induced earthquakes near Youngstown.

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

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.