Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
Seminar Teaches Political Civility To Ohio Lawmakers
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A lot of people say politics has gotten too bitter and disrespectful. In a recent poll, 83 percent of respondents said itâ€™s an obstacle to problem-solving.
Thatâ€™s why a bi-partisan group of political leaders is calling for a toning-down of political rhetoric. The National Institute for Civil Discourse, along with the Council of State Governments, on Thursday sponsored a seminar on that idea in Columbus for Ohio lawmakers. It’s the first of its kind in the nation.
Click the play button above for a full report from Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.