Emily McCord http://wyso.org en Marriage Equality In Ohio At A Tipping Point, Says Supporter http://wyso.org/post/marriage-equality-ohio-tipping-point-says-supporter <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been a big week for advocates of same-sex marriage in Ohio. First, </span><a href="http://wyso.org/post/federal-judge-rules-ohio-must-recognize-out-state-gay-marriage" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">U.S. District Judge Timothy Black issued a ruling Monday</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> that Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states. Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:33:09 +0000 Emily McCord 48718 at http://wyso.org Marriage Equality In Ohio At A Tipping Point, Says Supporter Kasich, Republicans Differ On Oil & Gas Tax http://wyso.org/post/kasich-republicans-differ-oil-gas-tax <p></p><p>Governor Kasich’s proposal in his mid-biennium budget to raise taxes on oil and gas drillers in Ohio is being met with resistance from Republicans in the Ohio legislature. In this week’s PoliticsOhio, the Statehouse News Bureau’s Andy Chow tells Emily McCord that two different proposals are being debated.</p><p></p><p>Chow reports that the current tax rate on oil and gas drillers is very low compared to other states. Governor Kasich’s proposal would raise the tax to 2.75 percent. Matt Huffman (R-Lima) has a different proposal that would raise the tax to 2.25 percent.</p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:46:56 +0000 Emily McCord 47722 at http://wyso.org Kasich, Republicans Differ On Oil & Gas Tax NASIC Gets New Commander http://wyso.org/post/nasic-gets-new-commander <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Air Force has announced a new commander for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (</span>NASIC<span style="line-height: 1.5;">). Colonel Leah </span>Lauderback<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will replace Colonel Aaron M. </span>Prupas<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> as </span>NASIC’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> next commander.</span></p><p>Lauderback is currently the commander of the 67th Cyberspace Operations Group, which is responsible for offensive cyber attacks on the part of the Air Force.</p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:07:39 +0000 Emily McCord 47620 at http://wyso.org NASIC Gets New Commander Kasich’s Midterm Budget: Compassionate Conservatism Or A Boon For The Wealthy? http://wyso.org/post/kasich-s-midterm-budget-compassionate-conservatism-or-boon-wealthy <p>Republican Governor John Kasich released his Mid-Biennium Review this week, a policy document that updates his previous budget and lays the framework for his administration's agenda for the upcoming year. The proposal includes plans for workforce development, education and veterans' issues. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler tells Emily McCord that Kasich's tax cuts are generating the most scrutiny from Republicans and Democrats alike as the governor faces re-election in the fall.</p><p></p><p><u>Key highlights of Kasich's tax proposal in the MBR: </u></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:31:39 +0000 Emily McCord 47070 at http://wyso.org Kasich’s Midterm Budget: Compassionate Conservatism Or A Boon For The Wealthy? State Of The State: An Appeal To Undecided Voters http://wyso.org/post/state-state-appeal-undecided-voters <p>On the heels of a <a href="http://www.ideastream.org/news/feature/59787" target="_blank">poll showing the gubernatorial race tightening up in Ohio,</a> Gov. Kasich will deliver his annual State of the State speech on Monday. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler gave WYSO's Emily McCord a preview for PoliticsOhio this week and says Kasich will use the speech to appeal to independent voters.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 19:30:09 +0000 Emily McCord 46195 at http://wyso.org State Of The State: An Appeal To Undecided Voters