Andy Chow

Andy Chow is a general assignment state government reporter who focuses on environmental, energy, agriculture, and education-related issues. He started his journalism career as an associate producer with ABC 6/FOX 28 in Columbus before becoming a producer with WBNS 10TV.

Andy gained his in-depth knowledge of Statehouse issues while working for Hannah News Service, an online-based news and research publication. He also participated in the Legislative Service Commission’s Fellowship program as a production assistant for “The Ohio Channel.”

Andy earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcasting at Otterbein University and took part in the Washington Semester program through American University in Washington, D.C.

Brutus Buckeye, Ohio State University’s mascot, turned 50 this year. Along with the big birthday celebrations on campus, he also earned an official commendation at the Ohio Statehouse. 

The federal government put a plan in motion to drastically cut down on carbon emissions from coal power plants. But lawmakers want to make sure Ohio’s part in that plan comes through them.

An Islamic civil rights group in Ohio is coming out with strong language against Donald Trump’s rhetoric on the presidential campaign trail. The group says Trump is generating fear.

A bill that’s meant to add safeguards for religious leaders has some lawmakers worried about the possible unintended consequences it could have on marriage equality. 

A new study found a large achievement gap between wealthy school districts and districts with many economically disadvantaged students. One group says hunger has a big role to play in this problem.

Despite a new test measuring what a student has learned over the course of a school year -- a new study shows there’s still a big achievement gap between low-income school districts and wealthier ones. 

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What started as a Twitter battle has built up to be an all-out feud between presidential candidates Gov. John Kasich and Donald Trump. A campaign analyst has some insight on what this might signal for the future of Kasich’s run.

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Communities have reaped the benefits of Ohio’s booming energy industry. But as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports -- some local officials believe their schools are missing out on potential funds.

What started as a Twitter battle has built up to be an all-out feud between presidential candidates Gov. John Kasich and Donald Trump. A campaign analyst looks at what this might signal for the future of Kasich’s run.

The proposal to change the state’s foster care age out from 18 to 21 took another step closer to reality. Lawmakers believe the change could cut down on several problems.

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