Officials in Dayton are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
First Issue 2 Debate Televised Statewide Brings Same Arguments
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It was just the latest of several hour-long debates over state issue 2, Ohioâ€™s new collective bargaining law. But this one was a little different: it was the only one to be televised live across Ohio.
Still, as statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, the debate Tuesday night on NBC affiliates featured mostly the same pro and con arguments Ohioans have been hearing for weeks now.