Statehouse Republicans Skeptical Of Kasich’s Tax Cut

Kasich wants to cut nearly all income taxes for small business owners, but Republican leaders in the Statehouse worry the plan wouldn't be a tax cut, but only a tax shift.
January 30, 2015

Gov. John Kasich is hinting at some proposals he’ll include in his upcoming budget, including what he calls a tax cut. But some state lawmakers are skeptical.

Ohio Democrats Face Rebuild After Election Losses

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown is expected to play a leading role in democratic party reorganization in Ohio.
November 6, 2014

The Ohio Democratic Party is in disarray after finding themselves on the losing end of another electoral sweep in statewide races. With the party chairman resigning, leaders and analysts are weighing in on how the party can bounce back and rebuild.

Ohio Examining Regulations For Rideshare Companies

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Ohio is considering whether to regulate two of the country's largest rideshare companies. Customers download a mobile app to use the Uber car service.
18, 2014

Ohio is considering regulating two of the nation’s biggest ride-sharing companies as they start to do business in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati.

Restore The Fourth Rally In Cleveland Advocates Privacy

Protesters gathered in Cleveland yesterday for a "Restore the Fourth" rally.
5, 2013

While many Ohioans grilled and splashed at the beach to celebrate Independence Day, a few dozen people gathered at Cleveland’s Edgewater Park for another American Tradition: Protest.

Ohio Near Bottom For African American High School Grad Rates

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Ohio's high school graduation rate for African American students stands near the bottom.
28, 2012

New data from the federal government puts Ohio in the middle of the pack when it comes to high school graduation rates. However, a demographic breakdown of the data shows Ohio is failing certain populations.

Honda Responds To New Entries In Midsize Sedans

Honda associate Jeff Tomko walks alongside assembly line at Honda's Marysville plant
28, 2012

30 years ago this month, Honda became the first Japanese auto-maker to start production on U.S. soil. Its conversion of an Ohio cornfield into a factory chugging out waves of Honda Accords was seen as both revolutionary and foolhardy. Honda has survived and prospered, but lately it has come under increasing pressure in a tightening race for the top slot in midsize sedans.

Diebold Delays Global Headquarters in NE Ohio

Diebold announces plan to delay world headquarters; shed jobs.
25, 2012

Diebold – maker of ATMs and voting machines – says it’s “indefinitely” holding off on plans to build a new global headquarters in the Summit County city of Green.

Ohio Reaps Benefits From Food-Based Manufacturing

Nestle chef Mark Morton developing recipes at the company’s test kitchens in Solon, OH.
17, 2012

American farmers earned more income last year than ever. And Ohio is among the states at the center of the food boom that incorporates not just farming but food processing and manufacturing.

“Med Home” Health Care Model Promises Coordinated Care

Filling out medical paperwork and keeping track of appointments can be confusing. "Med Home" care tries to ease the burden with a "care coordinator."
31, 2011

A lack of coordination is a continuing criticism of the health care industry. A new model emerging in Ohio and around the country uses a “care coordinator.”