Karen Kasler (Ohio Public Radio)

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June 23, 2013
1:31 am
Fri June 21, 2013

The Big Story

This week we present two stories from the Statehouse New Bureau.

Ohio lawmakers are close to a new State Tax Reform Plan.  Jo Ingles reports:

A new bill that would ban indoor tanning for anyone under the age of 18  even if they have parental consent - is being considered.  Karen Kassler has more:

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Politics
1:31 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Governor John Kasich and the Ohio Budget

Governor John Kasich speaks one-on-one with Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kassler about his proposed state budget which is not being well-received in the statehouse.


Legacy Dinner
3:30 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Dems discuss possible governor candidates

Democrats gather for the annual ODP Legacy Dinner.
Credit Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

As Democrats from across the state gathered in Columbus for their annual Legacy Dinner, they were still absorbing the news that Youngstown area Congressman Tim Ryan will not be running for governor next year.

Among the disappointed was state Rep. Bob Hagan.

“I think he could have won," he said. "I think it’s going to be a tough campaign – we needed someone that can shout and can scream and get people up on their feet and I think he can do that. On the other hand, I’m disappointed because, in a selfish way, I was going to run for Congress myself in his seat.”

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March 3, 2013
12:31 am
Fri March 1, 2013

Exotic Animal Facility

Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kassler was invited to view the Ohio Department of Agriculture's new Exotic Animals Facility in Reynoldsburg, near Columbus.  She has this report:


Ohio School Board
4:24 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

State school board president apologizes

Debe Terhar after her apology.
Karen Kasler Ohio Public Radio

The continuing controversy over a Facebook posting by the president of the State Board of Education was the first order of business at Monday’s board meeting.

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