Blog Archives

John Kasich’s Las Vegas Trip Fuels Presidential Speculation

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including John Kasich’s presidential ambitions; Ohio’s changing car dealership landscape, unionizing college athletes.

Former Governors Taft and Strickland On The State Of Politics

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson discusses taxes, education reform and the current state of politics with former Ohio Governors Bob Taft and Ted Strickland.

Keeping Score and Fact Checking Issue 2 Ads

WOSU Public Media’s “Columbus on the Record” panelists discuss the latest Issue 2 ads (pro and anti SB5), and just how truthful they are.

An Analysis of Ohio Jobs, Taxes, and Business

A Columbus on the Record Special: How Big a Role Does Government Play in Creating Jobs?

An Analyis of Ohio Jobs, Taxes, and Business

A Columbus on the Record Special: How Big a Role Does Government Play in Creating Jobs?

1,298,301 Signatures Collected In Favor Of Collective Bargaining

We Are Ohio, the group leading the Senate Bill 5 referendum effort, collected a million more signatures than the 231,000 required to have SB5 placed before voters this autumn.

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.

No Changes To Tax Reform, Seniors Property Tax Exemption

Governor Ted Strickland says no changes to tax cuts which began in 2005. Some have said those tax cuts are partly responsible for the deficit the state now faces. The governor also promised to leave in place property tax exemptions for seniors.

Time For Sacrifice Is At Hand – But No Tax Hikes

Governor Ted Strickland says the time for sacrifice is at hand and state agencies will face serious cuts and reductions in programs. But Strickland says, “We will not raise taxes on Ohioans.”