Supporters say it's a boost to job creation in Ohio. Critics went to court, saying JobsOhio is an unaccountable private group with access to taxpayer dollars. Lower courts dismissed the case brought by Progress Ohio and two Democratic lawmakers. Now ...
Ohio earned a “D” in the recent State Integrity Investigation looking at transparency, accountability and anti-corruption mechanisms in place in all 50 states. The state fared poorly in the area of effective access to information.
What happens only once every ten years, involves drawing lines on a map of the state, but causes more consternation and political teeth grinding than a hanging chad? If you said redistricting, you're right.
It's a process that leads to legislati...
When it comes to transparency, accountability and anti-corruption mechanisms in state government, Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana are getting weak grades on a report card being released today.
The State Integrity Investigation is a data-driven assess...
Former UC president Greg Williams at the 2012 commencement
UC president resigns
August 21, 2012 | WVXU News Staff
From University of Cincinnati news release:
The University of Cincinnati Board of Trustees announced today that President Gregory H. Williams has resigned due to personal reasons.
Provost Santa J. Ono, PhD., has been appointed interim president. The Board is most appreciative of Dr. William...
HAMILTON COUNTY >>
Proposal could solve stadium fund issue for one year
August 20, 2012 | Tana Weingartner
Hamilton County Commissioners are considering a proposal that would cover the projected 2013 deficit in the stadium fund.
The idea is to take out a kind of insurance policy to cover the bulk of th...
Howard Wilkinson's Monday Morning Political Chat
August 20, 2012 | Howard Wilkinson
Howard Wilkinson talks about Ohio Secretary of State John Husted's decision on voting hours, Paul Ryan as the Republican Vice Presidential nominee and the Republican Convention which begins in a week....
Early voting decisions leaves everyone unhappy
August 19, 2012 | Howard Wilkinson
In politics, as in most human endeavors, a compromise solution that leaves both sides less than ecstatically happy is probably the right solution.
That may be the case with Ohio Secretary of State...
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