When the financial crisis hit in 2008, the Ohio legislature slashed funding to pubic libraries. But nearly a decade later, Athens County libraries continue to serve local communities and are even finding new ways to do so. A day at the library On a Monday […]
Ohio U alum Matt Lauer was abruptly fired from NBC News’ top-rated morning program Wednesday after allegations of sexual misconduct were brought to the network. “This is a sad morning at TODAY and at NBC News,” Savannah Guthrie said as the TODAY theme music faded out. At the top […]
Sam Miller insists she’s an introvert, but that’s hard to believe. She serves as the Vice President of College Democrats of Ohio, a statewide organization, and as the Senator At-Large in Ohio University’s Student Senate. Last year, she was the President of the Ohio University […]
The 2017 election results are in, and The New Political has you covered. What happened with Issue 1? Will Marijuana be de-penalized within city limits? Here are this year’s election results: Two incumbents, one newcomer elected to City Council Incumbents Pat McGee and Peter Kotses, […]
VIDEO: T.A.C.O.? Issue 2? The Athens City Council race? These are just some of the issues you’ll see on the ballot on Tuesday, Nov. 11. Watch to learn more about what you can expect to see on the ballot. View video.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich spoke out against the Trump administration’s plans to phase out DACA during a national television appearance. “Come to Ohio.” That’s the message Ohio Gov. John Kasich has for young people affected by the Trump administration’s plans to put an end to the […]
Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper came to campus on the second day of classes to encourage involvement in politics, to denounce Trump and to express need for congressional redistricting. Ohio’s Democratic Party Chairman is not a fan of President Trump. “If you’re in Ohio […]
The social network company announced earlier this month plans to build a $750 million facility in the buckeye state. Have you ever wondered where the photos or videos you post to Facebook are stored? The answer might soon be just about 80 miles northwest of […]
Governor talks innovation efforts in Ohio SANDUSKY, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich asked the Ohio Third Frontier Commission to invest $20 million dollars to come up with new ways to combat the state’s opioid epidemic at Tuesday night’s State of the State address. Read more.
Not all Republicans are in agreement CINCINNATI, Ohio — Republicans have been dreaming to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act since it became law in 2010. Will they get their chance to do that today? Read more.
Says money from state is needed to save lives COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hamilton County Commissioner Denise Driehaus testified this week before the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee, asking for the state to invest nearly $1.5 million to fight the county’s heroin epidemic. Read more.
Will Ohioans vote for change? COLUMBUS, Ohio — There are about 600 days until voters will have to decide who will fill Gov. John Kasich’s office when his final term is up, but that hasn’t stopped some from throwing their hats into the ring to […]