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.

 

  The heated dispute between the state and its largest online charter school reached a boiling point this week with a judge’s order for ECOT to turn over its student log-in data. The e-school is refusing to back down.

The heated dispute between the state and its largest online charter school reached a boiling point this week with a judge’s order for ECOT to turn over its student log-in data. But the e-school is refusing to back down.

A new state partnership has formed to increase the amount of cabins available at Ohio’s parks -- built by Ohio’s inmates. 

John Kasich’s underdog presidential run put Ohio's governor on a national stage.  Now it seems like there’s a building interest behind Kasich’s brand of politics, one that he plans to embrace by writing a book. 

After making his mark with different events in Cleveland outside of the Republican National Convention, Gov. John Kasich went to New York to meet with publishers for a new book he wants to write.

The Ohio Republican Party could be facing a dilemma in the next two years with as many as three top officeholders possibly vying for the governor’s office.  The current man in the big chair, John Kasich, is weighing in on what might happen before 2018.

During his campaign stop in Columbus, Donald Trump deciding to take a swing at what seems to have become his new favorite target: fire marshals. 

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are locked in tight races in several battleground states and Ohio is no exception. Trump’s latest rally in Columbus today is the third big campaign stop in Ohio since the Republican National Convention. 

The state’s education department won a major battle over the attendance fight with ECOT, Ohio’s largest online charter school. 

color:#212121">Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are locked in tight races in several battleground states and Ohio is no exception.

The Ohio Republican Party could be facing a dilemma in the next two years with as many as three top officeholders possibly vying for the Governor’s office. Current Gov. John Kasich is weighing in on what might happen before 2018.

Gov. John Kasich’s underdog presidential run put him on a national stage. Now it seems like there’s a building interest behind Kasich’s brand of politics, one that he plans to embrace by writing a new book. 

Thousands of people are pouring into the Ohio State Fair for opening day.

That included Gov. John Kasich.

Kasich had his own projects to show off during his annual tour of the fair.

Kicking off the Ohio State Fair was Gov. John Kasich’s first big event following the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. And although the convention is over, a single heckler tried to interrupt Kasich’s speech during the opening ceremony, calling him to endorse Donald Trump.

Thousands of people are pouring into the Ohio State Fair for opening day. That included Gov. John Kasich. And Kasich had his own projects to show off during his annual tour of the fair.

The state’s education department is asking a court to force its largest online school to hand over log-in information. But the e-school known as ECOT says it’s not ready to budge and claims the state has been mishandling their attendance audit for months. 

FirstEnergy

In another sign of a struggling coal industry, one of Ohio’s major utilities is shutting down or selling five more coal units by 2020.

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