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Weekly Reporter Roundtable

  • Former Republican Congressman Jim Renacci of Wadsworth wants another shot at becoming governor of Ohio. We discuss the governor’s race and the latest on the 2021-2022 budget showdown on our Weekly Reporter Roundtable.
  • Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley are vying to unseat Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine in 2022. Today on our Weekly Reporter Roundtable, we consider DeWine’s challenges for re-election in 2022.
  • One teenage girl was fatally shot and several other teens wounded Saturday night when after-hours party turned violent in Columbus’ Bicentennial Park. Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, more violence erupts in the city and elsewhere, and a look at how state leaders prepare for the Vax-A-Million drawing Wednesday as one lawmaker seeks to shut it down.
  • Ohio House Republicans are mulling a proposal to create a universal school voucher program. More than a dozen others hope to follow suit. The debate begins over a universal voucher proposal on our Weekly Reporter Roundtable.
  • The Ohio Department of Health reports 4.7 million Ohioans, more than 40% of the state’s population, have received at least one dose of COVID vaccine. We discuss easing COVID restrictions and the nagging problem of vaccine hesitancy.
  • Protests continued in Columbus over the weekend, days after a white Columbus police officer shot and killed Ma’Khia Bryant, a Black teenager. On the weekly Reporter Roundtable, we discuss the latest on the investigation and reform efforts.
  • The Republican-controlled Ohio General Assembly last week took control of how public health orders are issued in the state during an emergency.
  • “Super-lobbyist” Neil Clark, a key figure in the $60 million Statehouse nuclear bailout scandal, was found dead near his home in Florida last week.Two…
  • Republican leaders in the Ohio General Assembly say they have the votes to override a veto by Gov. Mike DeWine of a bill that would set limits on public…
  • COVID-19 has claimed the lives of more than 17,000 people in Ohio since the start of the pandemic. It’s also had an immense economic toll and wreaked…