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Call Him Ted Strickland, Consultant

Former Governor Ted Strickland has set up a new consulting firm and is joined by some of his top policy and political advisers.

Wednesday Round up – Voter ID and Bestiality Ban

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

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.

State of the Union: Bipartisanship and Diversity in Ohio

Local analysis of the State of Union address, the President’s call for bipartisan unity and reigning in federal spending.

Governor Kasich To Privatize Ohio Dept. of Development

Ohio Governor John Kasich plans to privatize the State Department of Development and move Ohio’s government at the speed of business.

Ohio’s New Governor, John Kasich, And New Republican Leadership in the Statehouse

Ohio’s new governor, John Kasich, raises some controversy over raising his right hand.

Columbus Casino Site: Sewer Service Controversy

A local casino site has its own water, but no place to flush it, red-light cameras proliferate in Columbus and Richard Cordray heads to Washington.

Tax Dilemma Trickles Down to Ohio Legislature

President Barack Obama’s tax deal signals decision time for Ohio democrats over Ohio budget cuts. John Kasich hints at how he will balance the state budget.

Disappearing Civility in American Politics

As disappearing civility is reflected in political campaign ads and news coverage, how negative is too negative?