December 2, 2011
Ohio Offers $400 Million to Lure Sears to the State
Panelists discuss how Ohio is holding out $400 million in incentives to lure Sears’ corporate headquarters away from Illinois to Ohio.
July 26, 2011
2011 Statewide Ballot – Healthcare Mandate Issue Makes Cut
Ohio Voters will not only decide the future of Senate Bill 5, but they will decide whether Ohio should opt out of a crucial part of the federal healthcare law.
February 11, 2011
Ohio Public Employee Unions Fight for Survival
Ohio Public Employee Unions are fighting for survival. Are state employees overpaid?
April 9, 2010
COTR Panelists as Op-Ed Columnists
In the past week two Columbus on the Record panelists published Op-Ed columns in Ohio Newspapers.
March 19, 2010
BREAKING HEALTHCARE NEWS …
Well, not really. Mary Jo Kilroy just told WOSU’s Mandie Trimble that she will vote “YES” on the healthcare bill. Not a big surprise, but her timing did not work out for Columbus on the Record. We taped at 3:30 and she announced at 4:40.
Healthcare & Passenger Rail Indecision
This week on Columbus On The Record: Healthcare decision day nears, but where do Ohio lawmakers stand? A look at the protests in Washington and national sentiment about healthcare. ODOT responds to passenger rail skepticism. Lawmakers remain undecided on funding. What movies should be shown in schools? Panelists: William Hershey, Dayton Daily News Karen Kasler, Ohio [...]
March 18, 2010
Proposed House Changes to the Senate Healthcare Bill
As promised, Mary Jo Kilroy and other House Democrats have posted to their websites a link to the House changes to the Senate healthcare bill. This is the bill the House would use to make changes to the Senate bill House members must pass first (or approve as part of some other legislative maneuver). Confused? [...]
January 25, 2010
The State of The State, Union Is…..
As a reporter covering State of the Union/ State / City addresses over the years I always waited for the line “THE STATE OF THE ________ IS STRONG AND GETTING STRONGER! (Lawmakers wild applause!). We have not heard that line a few years. As Governor Strickland and President Obama give their annual addresses this week [...]