Politics http://wyso.org en State Lawmaker From Dayton Dies Unexpectedly http://wyso.org/post/state-lawmaker-dayton-dies-unexpectedly <p>An Ohio state lawmaker who represented southwest Ohio has died unexpectedly during the Legislature's summer recess.</p><p>State Rep. Terry Blair, a third-term Republican from Montgomery County, was running for re-election this fall.<br />&nbsp;<br />House Speaker William Batchelder made the announcement about Thursday's death of the 67-year-old Blair, who chaired the House State and Local Government Committee. Batchelder's office said Blair was battling an illness, according to his family.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:24:41 +0000 Associated Press 51981 at http://wyso.org State Lawmaker From Dayton Dies Unexpectedly Brown Announces Bipartisan Amendment to Senate Immigration Bill http://wyso.org/post/brown-announces-bipartisan-amendment-senate-immigration-bill <p>Businesses would have to prioritize hiring an American worker over a foreign one, under a bipartisan amendment announced Tuesday by U-S Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio.</p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:04:00 +0000 Brian Bull (WCPN) 34989 at http://wyso.org Student Voting Bill Pulled From Senate Version of Budget http://wyso.org/post/student-voting-bill-pulled-senate-version-budget <p>The plan that would have changed rules for student voting at Ohio’s universities is dead for now.</p><p>The plan went like this: If a state funded university gave an out of state student utility credentials to vote as a resident of Ohio, that university would also have to give that student the in-state tuition rate.&nbsp; It’s a move that could cost state universities more than 300 million dollars.&nbsp; But Senate President Keith Faber says that proposal has been stripped from the Senate version of the budget.</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 11:04:00 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 33897 at http://wyso.org Regional Leaders Meet With National Leaders in Recent Dayton Development Coalition Trip http://wyso.org/post/regional-leaders-meet-national-leaders-recent-dayton-development-coalition-trip <p>The Dayton Development Coalition has wrapped up its annual trip to Washington, D.C. this week. The fly-in includes business, educational and government leaders from the area. This week on PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord is joined by Michael Gessel with the Dayton Development Coalition to talk about the trip.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 22:13:00 +0000 Emily McCord 33706 at http://wyso.org WYSO Weekend: May 19, 2013 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-weekend-may-19-2013 <p>Full episode of WYSO Weekend for May 19, 2013 including the following stories:</p><p>- In this week's PoliticsOhio, Jerry Kenney speaks with former Ohio House member Seth Morgan about the recent news that the IRS targeted conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.</p><p>- <a href="http://wyso.org/post/study-ohio-superintendents-support-common-core">Study: Ohio Superintendents Support the Common Core</a>, by Emily McCord.</p><p>- <a href="http://wyso.org/post/great-flood-out-devastation-comes-innovation">The Great Flood: Out of Devastation Comes Innovation</a></p> Mon, 20 May 2013 14:30:00 +0000 Jerry Kenney 33464 at http://wyso.org