- Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther calls for action on gun reform after a week that saw multiple teenagers charged in shootings.
“I’m calling on everybody to call their legislators in Congress, but particularly in the Statehouse,” Ginther said.
“Gun violence occurs from criminals breaking the law and passing more laws doesn’t get criminals to start acting correctly,” Ohio Rep. Ron Ferguson (R-Wintersville) said.
Hear why state lawmakers said their hands are tied.
- Google is set to spend nearly $2 billion to expand its three data centers in central Ohio.
“It’s great to see this investment in Ohio,” Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said. “It further solidifies our role as the tech hub of the Midwest.”
Learn how many jobs the investment is expected to bring to the region.
“People that are older, living on fixed incomes, they now have a chance to fight back against the drug companies,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said.
Brown said the change will give power back to patients, but the pharmaceutical industry is fighting the changes.
- Backers of November’s reproductive rights amendment have challenged the ballot language certified by the Ohio Secretary of State’s office last week. Is it propaganda or a fair and accurate description of what the amendment would do? Republican strategist Mike Gonidakis and Democratic strategist Greg Haas join the roundtable to weigh in.
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