Weekly Reporter Roundtable

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The 2017 election is in the history books. We'll look at what the results could mean for the midterm election next year in Ohio and around the country.

We'll discuss this topics and more of the latest in state and national news with our panel of reporters.

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Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Nov 6, 2017

As Election Day nears we zero in on Issue 1 and 2 to get the details voters need. Also hear more about the gubernatorial race and local candidates for the school board and city council. 

We'll discuss these topics and more of the latest in state and national news with our panel of reporters.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Oct 30, 2017

Lawmakers crack down on distracted drivers with a house bill to increase fines assessed to motorists using hand held devices. The conversation on abortion takes a different turn. Also reports show Issue 2 opponents this year have raised four times as much as the $14.2 million collected by supporters of the measure. 

We'll discuss these topics and more of the latest in state and national news with our panel of reporters.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Oct 16, 2017

Ohio State University releases a decision as to whether or not, white nationalist leader Richard Spencer, can speak on campus. Things heat up in the gubernatorial race as GOP candidates take aim at current governor, John Kasich. Issue 2 continues to be hotly debated, why?

Coming up, we are talking about the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Oct 9, 2017

Gov. John Kasich comes out in favor of banning bump stocks or devices used to increase the discharge rate of a firearm, in the wake of the Las Vegas shooting tragedy. Kasich also has spoken out against creating overly partisan districts and re-districting in Ohio. 

We'll discuss these topics and more of the latest in state and national news with our panel of reporters, including the Trump Administration's next step in rolling back the Obama health care law and issues with Issue 2.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Aug 28, 2017
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Ohio governor John Kasich and Colorado governor John Hickenlooper have inspired talks of a "unity ticket" in 2020 after the two, one Democrat and one Republican, write an op-ed for the Washington Post about health care. Also another Ohio native pens an op-ed for the New York Times. 

Coming up, we are talking about the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Aug 14, 2017
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President Trump has officially declared the country's opioid crisis as a national emergency with an estimation of  2.6 million people struggling with opioid addiction in the United States. The opioid crisis started in the 1990s once opioid prescriptions began flooding the market and now America is the world's largest consumer of pain killers. 

Coming up, we're talking about the country's opioid crisis and the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Aug 7, 2017
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Opponents of the Issue 2 Ohio ballot have raised $15.8 million and donated that money to a non-profit known as "Ohioans Against the Deceptive Rx Ballot Issue LLC. " If passed, Issue 2 will prevent Ohio from paying more on prescription drugs than the U.S. Veterans Administration pays.

Coming up, we're talking about opioids and Issue 2 and the latest in state news with a panel of reporters. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Jul 31, 2017
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This week Ohio carried out its first lethal injection since executions were stopped in 2014 after a lethal injection caused an inmate to take an unusually long amount of time to die. In the recent execution, a new combination lethal injection drugs was used for the first time in Ohio which included midazolam, a sedative found in complicated executions in other states. 

Coming up, we're talking about executions in Ohio and the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters. 

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Jul 24, 2017
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After the latest version of the Republican healthcare plan failed to gain support, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced his plan to vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act without passing an alternative plan to replace it. The "repeal only" vote lost Republican support when four senators, one of which was Ohio's Senator Rob Portman, opposed the vote. 

Coming up, we're talking the Republican healthcare plan and the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters. 

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