Blog Archives

Legal Pot Backers Take Fight To Court, Airwaves

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the controversy over the legal marijuana ballot language; John Kasich’s presidential campaign; Sen. Rob Portman closes polling gap on Ted Strickland;

Poll: Ohioans Still Don’t Know Senator Rob Portman

WOSU’s Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at Ted Strickland’s surprising strength in his US Senate bid and a proposal to eliminate permits and training for carrying hidden guns.

The Supreme Court, Obamacare and Ohio

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the Ohio impact of this week’s US Supreme Court hearings on Obamacare and an Arizona redistricting case.

Gov. John Kasich’s Palmetto State Politics

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the top issues in the news this week including: John Kasich dips into national issues in during South Carolina visit

Cramming Time for Columbus School Levy Vote

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss several issues including Tuesday’s vote on the Columbus School Levy; questionable oversight of state grants to private companies.

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.

Obama Tries To Maintain Hope

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel provide an in-depth analysis of several topics including how Ohio views the Democratic National Convention.

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.

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.

Friday Round Up – Kasich-Strickland Recovery Stalls

The Ohio jobless rate declining streak ends and the NY Post headline writer’s favorite congressman resigns.