Saturday May 18
Some interesting new ideas for choosing Ohio judges: Thomas Suddes
Ohioans probably will never give up their right to elect all the state's judges.
Fri May 17, 2013
April jobless stats show small dip in Ohio, 39 other states
Ohio was among the 40 states the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday that saw a slight dip in unemployment.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio tea party members remember grilling
They wanted to know the organization's relationship with Justin Binik-Thomas, a tea party member in Cincinnati who had never worked with the township organization.
Wed May 15, 2013
Ohio K-12 education spending at 1996 levels
How many times have children been held out as the best hope for the future of any single state or nation? Too many times to count is the correct answer.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Daily Beast
Tony Dejak/APDoes Castro Have to Die?Throwing the death penalty at...
Throwing the death penalty at alleged kidnapper Ariel Castro will turn an open-and-shut legal case into a long, expensive mess, opponents of the move tell Mansfield Frazier.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
New jobs reports will trigger another spin cycle among Ohio politicians
Spokespersons for both Republican Gov. John Kasich, left, and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed Fitzgerald defended the use of monthly jobs reports in political campaigning.
Fri May 10, 2013
Portsmouth Daily Times
Reynolds sworn in as vice-chair of Ohio GOP
Ohio Republican Party Chairman Bob Bennett swore in Kay Reynolds of the Scioto County Republican Party as the new Vice Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, at the ORP headquarters in Columbus Wednesday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Ohio's corporate junta takes a hit from the labor left
Like far too many sibling states, Ohio's ruling superstructure---its governor, his cabinet, the legislature and the state supreme court---is far to the right of the voting populace.
Mon May 06, 2013
Ohio Tea Partiers Are Furious at the GOP, Threaten an "Insurrection" or a Third Party
On Monday morning, we published a story looking at what I called Ohio Governor John Kasich's "remarkable renaissance." Two years ago, Kasich was Ohio's bte noire, one of the most unpopular governors in America.
He was once America's least popular governor. Now, he's on track for reelection. What happened?
John Kasich, the Republican governor of Ohio, had hit rock bottom. It was March 2011, and Kasich was about to sign Senate Bill 5, the controversial anti-union legislation that curbed bargaining rights for cops, firefighters, teachers, and other public employees.
Sun May 05, 2013
Bill Cohen: From Rhodes to Kasich, 42 years with an ear on Ohio government, personalities and issues
Visit a simpler time as Garrison Keillor and friends take listeners on a weekly journey to Lake Wobegon, Minnesota with music, comedy, and the host's beloved monologue.
Sat May 04, 2013
The Columbus Dispatch
New development director to focus on neighborhood revitalization
Steven R. Schoeny's department will focus on Mayor Michael B. Coleman's goal of demolishing 900 vacant and abandoned houses.
Fri May 03, 2013
Gov. Kasich calls for $1B giveback to Ohio businesses as contrarians speak out
Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich and Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation [BWC] Director Steve Buehrer used Homage, a small boutique clothing shop in Columbus' Short North arts district, as the venue Thursday for their announcement to distribute a cash rebate of $1 billion to all 210,000 businesses, a proposal they said will boost a flagging economy by ... (more)
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Connecting the DOTS: Is Foxx news good for Mallory, Cincinnati streetcar plan?
Passenger trains and streetcars got a new champion Monday when President Obama nominated Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx to replace retiring Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Ohio's March job losses: Columbus, we have a problem
A week ago, the federal government's Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that Ohio lost 20,400 seasonally adjusted jobs in March, and that its unemployment rate remained at 7.1 percent.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Dem Tosses Hat Into Ring
At this point, Gov. Kasich would seem to be in pretty good shape. He has several high-profile policy victories, the state's budget is balanced and credit rating upgraded , and economic conditions have improved markedly.
FitzGerald brings campaign to Toledo
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald brought his 1-day-old campaign to Toledo today, where he met with a group of supporters, and also was picketed by Republicans mocking him for not visiting Toledo on his first day as a candidate.
'It's On' in Ohio as Ed FitzGerald enters the ring against Gov. John Kasich
Not since Election Night of 2010, when he squeaked to a narrow win over Gov. Ted Strickland, has first-term Gov.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The Cincinnati Enquirer
IN-DEPTH: Who is Ed FitzGerald? And why should you care?
Ed FitzGerald is Cuyahoga County's executive. He's a former FBI agent who helped clean up Chicago corruption.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Undefined role for Ohio's lieutenant governor often leads to double duty
If you want to get a hold of the director of the Ohio Department of Insurance, don't bother calling the department's office in an old converted department store in downtown Columbus.