July 4, 2014
SPECIAL – Central Ohio’s Transportation Future
WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss Central Ohio’s transportation needs now and in the future.
December 10, 2010
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.
November 12, 2010
Ohio’s Rail Money; Budget Battles; New Executive Appointments
Ohio says, “no thanks” to 400 million dollars; John Kasich asks outgoing Governor Ted Strickland to give back rail money.
September 24, 2010
Education Reform Threatened
Ted Strickland’s Education reform package threatened.
September 3, 2010
Spotlight On Ted Strickland
Ted Strickland’s decision to stop the execution of convicted murderer praised, while the governors 2010 election campaign ads are criticized.
May 21, 2010
Public Safety Director Controversy
Controversy surrounding confirmation of Cathy Collins-Taylor. Will the Ohio senate approve her appointment as the new Public Safety Director?
March 19, 2010
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 17, 2010
Senate President Harris Remains "Skeptical"
Alas, Senate President Bill Harris apparently did not emerge from his meeting with ODOT Director Jolene Molitoris wearing a conductor’s cap. The two met Wednesday afternoon and Molitoris presented Harris with answers to his questions about the Cincy to C-Bus to Cleveland passenger rail service plan. ODOT’s answers defend ridership projections and maintain freight lines [...]
March 5, 2010
Topics: Race Track, Indoor Smoking Ban, and Gun Regulation in Ohio
This week on Columbus On The Record: The feud between Ohio Secretary of State, Jennifer Brunner and LetOhioVote.org over issues surrounding the groups funders. Controversial firings at the Bureau of Workers Compensation. Religious discrimination may be underlying decision to fire entire staff. Also this week: ODOT head pushes passenger rail. Smoking Ban enforcement, and gun regulations. [...]
February 19, 2010
Columbus Plowing; Harris Not ‘All Aboard’ The 3-C Plan
This week on Columbus On The Record: Columbus plowing policy: How does Columbus stack up to other cities? Are we spending too much? Great rail debate steams ahead, but senate president Harris says he’s not ‘all aboard’ the 3-C passenger rail plan. An analysis of Ohio stimulus spending. And, in politics, the lack of NE Ohio [...]