Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 7:14 PM
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill aim to provide up to $90 million to keep production going at the world’s only factory for the M1A1 Abrams battle tank, in Lima, Ohio. Ideastream’s Brian Bull reports:
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:31 PM
Nearly 5,700 Ohio residents have successfully enrolled in health insurance plans through the new online marketplace created by Affordable Care Act. Ideastream health reporter Sarah Jane Tribble has this report.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:14 PM
The U.S. Congress is on its way to a budget deal -- a couple weeks ahead of the Jan. 1 deadline. But the deal doesn’t include extending emergency unemployment benefits. Lewis Wallace from Ohio Public Radio member station WYSO reports 40,000 Ohioans could see their payments end this month.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 5:04 PM
It looks like more Ohioans are opting to use school vouchers to send their children to private K-12 schools. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on the latest numbers for the state’s education department.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 6:57 AM
Sen. Eric Kearney has stepped down from next year’s Democratic ticket after continuing criticism over hunndreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid back taxes. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has the latest from the candidates for governor and lieutenant governor.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:15 PM
Sen. Eric Kearney has stepped down as the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor after confirming hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid back taxes. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has the latest.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:05 PM
The head of Cuyahoga County’s largest municipality has taken a side in next year’s race for county executive. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says he’s backing State Rep. Armond Budish to succeed Ed FitzGerald in the job. Ideastream’s Nick Castele reports.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 7:02 PM
Less than a week after vowing to stay in the race, Ohio Senator Eric Kearney said in an emailed statement he is removing himself as the running mate for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:50 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to make a decision soon about where to open up air space for the testing of commercial drones. From Ohio Public Radio member station WYSO, Lewis Wallace reports Ohio is competing to become one of six sites around the country.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 4:47 PM
The state says it’s created a new system to connect Ohioans to Medicaid benefits, faster. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports this is just another step in the state’s project to better coordinate public assistance programs.
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