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Ohio Gubernatorial Election Heats Up as More Democrats Have Entered the Race

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Gubernatorial Election Heats Up as More Democrats Have Entered the Race

Since Ohio’s gubernatorial candidates first started filing, a lot has changed, with more candidates entering the Democratic primary and one leaving the Republican primary. Ohioans now have three Republican candidates and seven Democratic candidates to pick from for the state’s next leader, as the February deadline for petition-filing draws nearer. The GOP’s frontrunner, Attorney General […]

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Unofficial Elections Results Revealed for Local Races, State Issues

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Unofficial Elections Results Revealed for Local Races, State Issues

The unofficial election results are in from the Franklin County Board of Elections, revealing the winners of races for Columbus City Council, School Board, Municipal Court Judge, and City Auditor and Attorney, as well as decisions on Issue 1 for victims rights, Issue 2 for prescription drug prices, and the tax levy for the Franklin […]

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Ohioans Will Vote to Change Prescription Drug Prices in November

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohioans Will Vote to Change Prescription Drug Prices in November

Anyone keeping up with the healthcare debate probably caught CNN’s town hall discussion Monday night, between Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Lindsey Graham (R-SC), and Bill Cassidy (R-LA). The four were on two sides of the issue, one favoring the current Republican replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and one adamantly opposing […]

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While You’re Writing That Protest Sign, Don’t Forget to Vote

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega While You’re Writing That Protest Sign, Don’t Forget to Vote

The political landscape is a hostile scene, full of land mines that hide beneath words like “immigration” and “police brutality.” Set that into a context where uncomfortable facts are fake, the press is the opposition party, and propaganda is news, and you’ve got a situation that seems unapproachable — hopeless. That feeling seemed to surge […]

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No Action on 20 Week Abortion Ban from Ohio Pro-Choice Groups

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega No Action on 20 Week Abortion Ban from Ohio Pro-Choice Groups

The anti-choice movement in Ohio got a win on Tuesday, when the ban on abortions after 20 weeks officially went into effect. Its only exception is if the mother’s life is at risk, but it doesn’t bend in cases of rape or incest. Gov. John Kasich signed it into law in December. Other than a […]

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Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor Take First Step in Entering Race for Governor

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor Take First Step in Entering Race for Governor

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor completed the first official step in running for Ohio governor in 2018, formally filing the Mary Taylor for Governor committee and designating Rick Fedorovich as her treasurer. While a real campaign announcement and kick-off are expected later this year, this action allows Taylor to start campaigning and fundraising now. “First, […]

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Chamber’s Government Day Considers Education, Transportation

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Chamber’s Government Day Considers Education, Transportation

Friday was a day of political engagement as the Columbus Chamber of Commerce put on their 11th annual Government Day. Local and state party leaders, political strategists and local business owners discussed many of the main challenges Columbus is presently facing — from lack of faith in the school system to shortcomings in public transportation […]

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