Ohio Gov. John Kasich has dropped some hints of what’s likely to be included in the first state budget of his second term.
Ohio ranks near the bottom among states with poor infant mortality rates. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports — lawmakers are working with each other — across the aisle — to try and stem the crisis.
The Columbus Department of Health today says infant mortality is three times higher among African-American women than among white women.
More women are dying related to their pregnancies than in years past. While the maternal mortality rate in the U.S. – and in Ohio – is on the rise, most European counties tout much lower numbers. WOSU got some answers on what’s behind the increase.