WOSU News Archives For: January 24, 2012

Request To Move State of the State Speech Sparks Surprising Debate

Gov. Kasich's request to give the State of the State speech outside the Statehouse sparked debate.
January 24, 2012

The governor’s plan to take his annual State of the State speech on the road got mixed reactions in the state legislature.

Condemned Ohio Killer Of Son: Delay Execution

U.S. District Judge Gregory Frost wrote a blistering report on Ohio's death penalty practice, writing that he has to micromanage executions and that the state "needs to do what it says it will do."
24, 2012

A condemned Ohio man scheduled to die next month for the arson death of his 3-year-old son has asked a judge to delay his execution.

Ohio Senate Minority Leader Steps Down

The Ohio Statehouse
January 24, 2012

Ohio Senate minority leader steps down. Democratic Senator Capri Cafaro said her focus needs to be on her Northeast Ohio district.

Former Ohio Schools Chief Deborah Delisle Nominated To US Post

US Department of Education
Former Ohio Schools Chief Deborah Delisle is nominated to a top federal education post.
January 24, 2012

Ohio’s former public schools superintendent is up for a high-level position in the U.S. Department of Education.

House Narrowly OKs Relocating Governor Kasich’s Speech

The Ohio Statehouse
January 24, 2012

The Ohio House has narrowly agreed to the governor’s request to move this year’s State of the State address from the Statehouse to an eastern Ohio elementary school.

Ohio’s GOP Presidential Primary Looms Larger

Ohio flag
24, 2012

Even though Ohio’s primary is more than a month away, the state’s republican voters could still get a say on their republican nominee. Bowling Green State University political scientist Melissa Miller says Newt Gingrich’s win in South Carolina will likely extend the race.

Ohio Dem. Chair Calls For I.G. Removal, Kasich Refuses

Ohio Inspector General Randy Meyer.
January 24, 2012

Ohio Democrats are criticizing Inspector General Randy Meyer for speaking at a Republican event.

What Do You Think Of Mitt Romney’s Tax Returns?

24, 2012

Should he release more than two years worth of tax returns? Should he release any at all?

Strickland To Romney: Release More Tax Returns

Dem. former Governor Ted Strickland says GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney should release more than just his 2010 and 2011 tax information.
January 24, 2012

The Democratic ex-Governor says the GOP favorite should follow his father’s lead.