By Jason Hart | | Feb 08, 2016 10:11 AM | 56
Ohio Gov. John Kasich unilaterally expanded Medicaid under Obamacare in 2013, but that's not the story he's telling voters and reporters on the campaign trail.
By Amelia Hamilton | | Feb 03, 2016 2:23 PM
In the class of 2014 in Toledo, Ohio, only 63.9 percent of students gradated within four years. Toledo Public Schools is working on dropout prevention program to boost graduation rates, a program that the Toledo Blade called “exhaustive, time-consuming, and personal.” Scott High School has implemented an early-warning system in which faculty monitor students in […]
By Jason Hart | | Dec 28, 2015 5:04 AM | 213
Part 4 of 5 in the series Watchdog's Scariest People of 2015 Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign has gone nowhere even though top-tier candidates haven’t bothered to attack his support for Obamacare. When the last fumes of gas in the Kasich for Us Bus run out, the Republican will return his attention to Ohio; this might be the scariest news of [...]
By Maggie Thurber | | Dec 24, 2015 5:00 AM | 67
Purple parking spaces are popping up all over public parking lots in Warren, Ohio
By Jason Hart | | Dec 18, 2015 5:00 AM | 1.2K
Ohio's largest labor union is in the business of selling worker "solidarity," and for union bosses, business is good.
By Maggie Thurber | | Dec 17, 2015 9:54 AM | 24
One of the items for review at Monday’s meeting was the Natural Areas Council, which the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has been trying to get rid of for years.
By Jason Hart | | Dec 17, 2015 5:00 AM | 392
For Jade Thompson and thousands of other Ohio educators, a narrow window for avoiding certain teachers union fees opens this month.
By Amelia Hamilton | | Dec 16, 2015 2:11 PM
Applications to Cincinnati’s magnet schools have risen by 42 percent (500 applications) for the 2016-17 school year over this year. In previous years, some spots were saved for parents on a first-come first-served basis while the rest are distributed in a lottery. This led to parents camping out for weeks outside of the most popular [...]
By Josh Peterson | | Dec 16, 2015 12:42 PM | 20
“I don’t anticipate that there would be much call in Ohio for a tax increase to cover that kind of loss especially since the state would have more than four years to prepare for the impact,” said Gudmundson.
By Maggie Thurber | | Dec 16, 2015 5:00 AM | 32
The Ohio House and Senate have agreed on new measures to impose state-wide regulations on Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies.