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John Kasich’s Presidential Bid Ramps Up

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the top stories in the news this week including: The Ohio Senate’s plan to cut taxes; Gov. John Kasich’s criticism of Wall Street greed.

Wednesday Round up – Voter ID and Bestiality Ban

After appearing stalled, a requirement that voters show a photo-id is heading toward approval.

Public Safety Director Fight Over; Guns Allowed In Bars

Headlines from Ohio Senate rulings and 2010 election updates.

All Aboard!? – Bob Harris Could Get Answers On Passenger Rail

Word is Senate President Bill Harris is meeting with Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jolene Molitoris presumably about the Republican leader’s questions on restoring passenger rail service in Ohio. As you know, the feds have offered $400 million to Ohio to re-start passenger rail service linking Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland.  Supporters argue it will create [...]

Senator George Voinovich To Retire

US Senator George Voinovich announced this week that he will retire at the end of his term.  No big surprise there.   Voinovich is 72 years old, he’s been in politics for more than 40 years, and if he ran he’d face a very expensive and difficult campaign. At 72, which would you rather do, [...]