If you talk to a school student, a teacher or a parent these days, you are likely to hear one complaint loud and clear. They often argue there is too much testing under new federal education standards. Lawmakers are also hearing that message. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on what they are doing about it.
The US Supreme Court will hear arguments tomorrow challenging whether the federal government can pay subsidies to people in states that don’t have state-created health insurance marketplaces set up after the Affordable Care Act, President Obama’s landmark health insurance law. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports on how that ruling might affect Ohio.
The state is suing oil giant BP for more than 33 million dollars, alleging the company double dipped by taking state funds and money from insurers to clean up leaks from underground storage tanks at hundreds of its gas stations.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is apologizing after the city suggested 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was killed by officer Timothy Loehmann last November while brandishing a pellet gun, died as a result of his own actions.
The Columbus Blue Jackets made a few moves at the trade deadline Monday; picking up forwards William Karlsson and Rene Bourque from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for defenseman James Wisniewski and a 3rd round draft pick.