Julie Carr Smyth

ECOT, Caught!

Apr 26, 2018
ECOT statehouse rally
Julie Carr Smyth / Associated Press

Snollygoster is the new Ohio politics podcast from WOSU Public Media. Every week, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown dive into the week’s biggest stories in Columbus and around the state.

This week, Ohio Auditor and Republican Attorney General candidate Dave Yost faces criticism for his handling of whistleblower fraud allegations against the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, or ECOT. Plus, Gov. John Kasich looks to improve background checks and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor takes another step away from Kasich.

The Changing Face of Summer School

Jul 24, 2013

10:00 The phrase "summer school" has been known to instill fear and loathing in school-aged kids. Historically, it's been oriented towards remediation--catching up the kids who fall behind. But recently summer school has gotten a face lift, and now kids are taking summer classes to get ahead. In this hour we'll look at how summer school has changed, and how schools are working to combat the stigma. Guests

Ohio Reporter Roundtable

Apr 17, 2013

10:00 It's a busy time for the Buckeye State.  With new proposals to re-introduce Medicaid expansion, exempt the Masons from taxes, and ban "gateway sexual activity" education, there's plenty for our Ohio Reporter Roundtable to talk about. This hour of All Sides we'll take a close look at the issues in the news, and discuss everything from the Adena Pipe to nursing home quality control.    Guests

Ohio Statehouse Reporter Roundtable

Feb 15, 2013

10:00 The Statehouse is busy this time of year. On this hour, we'll talk about the latest news from the Ohio General Assembly. Guests

  • Laura Bischoff, Correspondent for Dayton Daily News
  • Bill Cohen, Correspondent for the Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau
  • Julie Carr Smyth, Statehouse Correspondent for AP

10:00 It's that time of year, when politicians are in flux for a new session in statehouses around the country. However, these times tend to be most productive due to the various end of the year deadlines. On this hour, we're talking about the upcoming news in Ohio's General Assembly. Guests

  • Julie Carr Smyth (Statehouse Correspondent for AP)
  • Aaron Marshall (Statehouse Reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • Karen Kasler (Bureau Chief, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau)

Update on Ohio Political News

Dec 14, 2011

11:00 Ohio has always been a battleground state. Ohio politics is covered by all national news sources. On this hour of "All Sides," we'll discuss the upcoming primaries and other hot topics in Ohio politics. Guests

  • Karen Kasler (Bureau Chief, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau)
  • Julie Carr Smyth (Statehouse Correspondent, Associated Press)
  • Jim Siegel (Statehouse Reporter, Columbus Dispatch)

Statehouse News Panel Roundtable

Sep 6, 2011

Join us this hour on All Sides as we discuss news in the statehouse, and around the state. Guests:

  • Julie Carr Smyth, AP Statehouse Correspondent
  • Bill Cohen, Correspondent, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau
  • William Hershey, Columbus Bureau Correspondent, Dayton Daily News

Bills being considered in the Ohio General Assembly would abolish the collective bargaining rights of employees of the state, ban most abortions, and eliminate the estate tax. Analysis with Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler and Associated Press Reporter Julie Carr Smyth.

Ohio Politics Update

Dec 14, 2009

The latest in Ohio politics, with Ohio Public Radio statehouse news bureau correspondent Bill Cohen, Columbus Dispatch public affairs reporter Jim Siegel and Associated Press statehouse correspondent Julie Carr Smyth.