News

Kasich speaks at the National Press Club
YOUTUBE

Governors of half the states – nearly all of them Republicans – are are objecting to plans to bring Syrian refugees into the U.S.

  Ohio’s John Kasich is among them. The Republican presidential candidate told the National Press Club today that he’s asked the federal government to temporarily block more refugees.

Photo of student at desk
Elizabeth Albert / Flickr

A new study of a new test measuring what a student has learned over the course of a school year shows there’s still a big achievement gap between low-income school districts and wealthier ones. 

Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.

Photo of Lipton
Case Western Reserve University

Case Western Reserve University's School of Law has received a $131,169 grant from the Ohio Attorney General’s office to establish a human trafficking law clinic.

Under the program, third year law students will represent victims of human trafficking and sexual assault in court though the supervision of faculty.

The grant will also help the law school increase awareness of human trafficking to students, social service providers and the public.

Progressive Change Campaign Committee logo
Progressive Change Campaign Committee

Democrats around the country plan to talk a lot in the coming months about ways to make college more affordable.  Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports.

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee’s Kayla Wingbermuehle says many Democrats are backing a congressional plan to make college debt free by increasing federal aid to students and lowering higher education costs.

“It was the No. 1  issue that Democrats who didn’t vote last election cycle said would have motivated them to vote if political leaders had been talking about it.”

Donald Trump speaking at one of his rallys
KAREN KASLER / OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

The chairman of the Ohio Republican Party has come out with some of his strongest language yet on his party's leading candidate – Donald Trump.

Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges calls Trump’s comments against Muslims, including his proposal for a total travel ban, a divisive message.

Pages