Columbus, OH – The Republican Ohio Supreme Court justice who's running for the job of Chief Justice is calling for changes in the way voters elect judges. As statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, one of her proposals would move Ohio in the opposite direction that many Democrats want.
Columbus, OH – The looming state budget deficit is the big elephant in the room these days as politicians run for election. most everyone believes there will be a shortfall in the budget next year....as much as 8 billion dollars over the next two years. But politicians are shying away from pinning down specifics as to how they'd plug that hole. Still, as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, that's not keeping schools and local governments from thinking about the problem
Columbus, OH – A new independent poll of likely Ohio voters finds Republican candidate for governor John Kasich with a double-digit lead over incumbent Democrat Ted Strickland. It's an even larger margin than other recent polls have found. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.