Columbus school board

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions witnesses testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019.
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In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss Republican Rep. Jim Jordan's career as he gains attention for defending President Trump during the House impeachment inquiry. WOSU reporter Nick Evans joins the show.

A television ad from Ohioans for Energy Security shows this image of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Ohioans for Energy Security

In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss Ohio’s nuclear power plant bailout and the campaign to dimantle it. Gene Pierce, spokesperson with the group Ohioans Against Corporate Bailouts, joins the show.

Mourners gather for a vigil at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

In this week's episode of Snollygoster, Ohio's politics podcast from WOSU, hosts Mike Thompson and Steve Brown discuss how recent mass shooting have pushed some lawmakers to propose new gun legislation. Ohioans for Gun Safety spokesperson Dennis Willard joins the show.

Brandon Simmons, a student at Columbus Alternative High School, tours the outdated building.
Clare Roth / WOSU

A group of students at Columbus Alternative High School is calling for changes to their building, which they say is outdated and has major issues with heating and cooling, plumbing, pests and security.

School bus
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Despite a bit of wrangling over specifics, the Columbus City School Board decided to go back to square one in its search for a new superintendent.

School bus
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The Columbus School Board is trying to figure out who will lead the district, but the state auditor is concerned they may violating state sunshine laws in their search for the next superintendent.

Columbus Board of Education

After voting "no confidence" in Columbus’ school board in September, the city's teachers union will continue working with that exact same board after every incumbent was re-elected in Tuesday’s election. 

Yes We Can Columbus

In Tuesday’s election, every Democratic incumbent in the Columbus City Council and school board races cruised to victory.

Columbus City Hall
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Columbus City Council and the Board of Education for Columbus City Schools will largely stay intact after Tuesday's election.