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3:08 pm
Fri January 25, 2013

PoliticsOhio: What Air Force Cuts Mean For Miami Valley

The budget cuts handed down to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base this week include a civilian hiring freeze, the elimination of some temporary positions and the curtailing of certain travel and purchasing costs. Emily McCord speaks to Vice President for federal programs at the Dayton Development Coalition, Michael Gessel, to discuss how these small measures now could signal larger cuts in the future.  

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5:45 pm
Fri January 11, 2013

PoliticsOhio: State Budget Won't Relieve School's Financial Woes, Says Lawmaker

Kettering Republican Senator Peggy Lehner was appointed this week to continue her work as chair of the Senate Standing Committee on Education. She previewed what's ahead this year with Emily McCord. Lehner says isnt' likely to see any more cash earmarked for education in the upcoming state budget, but other ways to find revenue are in the works to help Ohio's schools, like Governor Kasich's plan to overhaul the school funding system.

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5:46 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

PoliticsOhio: What's In Store For 2013

It's the beginning of a new year at the Statehouse and Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen to preview what issues lawmakers may tackle in the year ahead.


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5:41 pm
Fri December 21, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Gun Laws At Issue At State Level

After the massacre at a school in Connecticut, there’s been a lot of focus on gun control. This week, Ohio has expanded some limits on guns in the state. Bill Cohen joins Emily McCord to discuss the state of Ohio's gun laws and the debate surrounding it.

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5:45 pm
Fri October 26, 2012

PoliticsOhio: Turner Stands On His Record For Reelection, Sequestration And Delphi

Congressman Mike Turner speaks to Emily McCord for this week's PoliticsOhio. Turner says his history as a Congressman and Mayor of Dayton is reason for voters to give him another term. He discusses with McCord his views on sequestration, what he will and will not compromise on to get a budget deal passed through Congress, and how he believes Delphi workers should have their pensions restored.

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