PoliticsOhio: Senate Staff Raises Could Impact Collective Bargaining Debate

Sep 9, 2011

Bill Cohen with the Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau joins Emily McCord for this week's installment of PoliticsOhio.

Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen discuss the controversy surrounding recent pay raises for staffers in the Ohio Senate on the heels of statewide austerity measures. Cohen says opponents of Senate Bill 5 wonder why this has happened when everyone else as cutting, while the lawmakers say they need to retain talent. Cohen also discusses the loss of a leadership role in the Ohio House by Jarrod Martin, R-Beavercreek and new ads released this week over Issue 2.