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After a tough year of forecasting last year, the state's budget projections turned out to be right on target for last month.

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Almost 20 years after the federal government sued Columbus, alleging police routinely violated residents' civil rights, Columbus is facing more than two dozen complaints raising similar concerns, records show.

Politics with Political Junkie Ken Rudin

Oct 19, 2017
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We get the latest news about what's happening in the nation's capital from Political Junkie, Ken Rudin. We'll discuss the latest in Obamacare reform effort, the Trump Administration's campaign on tax reform, and the unified call for bipartisanship made by Ohio Governor John Kasich and former Vice President Joe Biden.

With President Trump's announcement that he plans to nominate Kirstjen Nielsen as homeland security secretary, he still has one more Cabinet post to fill — health and human services secretary. A president having to find replacements for two Cabinet secretaries this early in an administration is unprecedented. But observers are more alarmed by the less visible vacancies at the sub-Cabinet level: hundreds of positions without a nominee, and a president who says he has no intention of filling many of the jobs.

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Governor John Kasich says there’s no moral equivalency between counter-protesters and Nazi sympathizers, and President Donald Trump should not be concerned about winning an argument over who’s more responsible for last weekend’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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This story is part of the Curious Cbus project. You ask the questions, you vote for one of the questions and we answer.

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The new state budget is just a month old, but several Ohio communities are said to be considering challenging it in court over concerns about a tax filing change that is voluntary, but some say is still unconstitutional.

Ohio U.S. Sentators Rob Portman (left) and Sherrod Brown.
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Both of Ohio’s U.S. senators expressed surprise at President Trump’s announcement today that he will bar transgender people from serving in the military.

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The state auditor is warning local governments that they’re risking taxpayer money if they don’t have policies on employees’ use of debit or credit cards.

Columbus City Council

At Monday's meeting, Columbus City Council voted to table long awaited plans for redistricting the city government. A committee appointed by Mayor Andrew Ginther spent several months preparing a recommendation, but in the end, it did not appear to win the support of constituents.

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