President Donald Trump

Photo of Clarence Mingo
Karen Kasler

Just a day after one Republican dropped her candidacy for Secretary of State, another is ending his bid to be the state’s treasurer. 


Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo says he’s ending his campaign because he says he lacks the time and resources needed for the race.

photo of smoke stacks

The U.S. EPA is trying to roll back one of the most sweeping regulations of carbon emissions. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, opponents and supporters say this will have a big impact on Ohio.



It was one of Donald Trump’s biggest campaign rally cries when he was running for president -- ending what he called the “war on coal.” Now, his EPA director Scott Pruitt says that’s exactly what the administration is doing by rolling back the Clean Power Plan. 

Picture of John Kasich

Hot off another round of appearances on the national media circle, Gov. John Kasich was back in Ohio again, meeting with a large group of newspaper editors from publications around the U.S. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, Kasich had a message about the importance of journalism.

While speaking to editors with Gatehouse Media, a group of newspapers including the Dispatch, Repository and former Dix publications in Ohio, Kasich reiterated his support for immigration reform and a bipartisan health-care plan.

Colleges and universities throughout northeast Ohio are responding to President Donald Trump’s recent decision to find a more permanent replacement for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — or DACA. WKSU’s Philip de Oliveira spoke with University of Akron President Matt Wilson about what that could mean for schools and their undocumented students.

photo of Sen. Brown civil right community group meeting

There is a fear nationwide that the same kind of hate march that happened in Charlottesville could happen again, including in Ohio. A variety of community groups gathered in Columbus to talk athe issues and how to respond in its wake.

The groups included representatives from  civil rights, religious and public safety agencies.