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Ohio Congressman Zach Space Helps Postpone Healthcare Vote

12:00AM
July
29, 2009

Ohio Congressman Zach Space is one of the so-called Blue Dog Democrats that have negotiated a delay on a health care vote until September.

New TV ads criticize Tiberi on health care reform

12:00AM
July
23, 2009

As President Obama touted health care reform during an appearance in Cleveland THursday, some advocacy groups were launching attacks on Tiberi for opposing the plan.

Brown Votes with Majority to Pass Health Care Reform Measure

12:00AM
July
15, 2009

The only Ohio member of the Senate health committee today voted with the majority to pass legislation to revamp health care, becoming the first congressional committee to act on President Barack Obama’s goal of overhauling the system this year.

High School Students Rally In Support Of Education Reform

12:00AM
May
5, 2009

As some lawmakers have been questioning the numbers in the upcoming state budget – especially in light of the huge hole in the current spending plan – hundreds of high school students came to the Statehouse to present 10,000 signatures of support to the debate about education reform. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Needs Sentencing Reform

12:00AM
February
5, 2009

As part of his budget proposal, Governor Strickland urges reforms to the prison system and sentencing guidelines as a way to save money. WOSU Commentator Andrew Grant Thomas says, reforms are needed just to be fair to all defendants.

Ohio Treasurer Lauds Credit Card Reform

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12:00AM
December 19, 2008

Ohio treasurer Richard Cordray said Thursday that he’s pleased with new federally enacted credit card regulations. The new rules, Cordray says, ban some of the deceptive credit practices used by card issuers and banks.

House Limits Days for Early Voting

12:00AM
December
16, 2008

The Republican-led Ohio House has voted to shrink the state’s popular early voting period that drew long lines before the Nov. 4 election.

Governor Holds First “Conversation on Education”

12:00AM
July
23, 2008

Governor Strickland held the first of his Conversations on Education Tuesday at COSI in Columbus. It’s the first of 12 meetings he’s convening around the state to solicit input for reforming Ohio’s education system.

Ohio avoids tort reform group’s judicial hell hole list

12:00AM
December
18, 2007

A group that supports limits on so-called frivilous lawsuits is praising recent changes in Ohio law. But trial lawyers feel differently.

96-year-old Pushes For Public Campaign Funding

Doris "Granny D" Haddock
12:00AM
May 26, 2006

96-year-old Doris “Granny D” Haddock travels the country pushing for public campaign funding. The New Hampshire native went to jail twice for her part in walking fasts around the U. S. Capitol to get attention for campaign reform. Now she has written a memoir.