Protesters against Senate Bill 5 during a rally in February 2011 in Columbus.
October 20, 2011 The pitched political battle pitting public workers unions against Republican budget-cutters is in its final stages in Ohio. Voters will cast ballots on Nov. 8 that could repeal the law that severely limits collective bargaining in the Buckeye State.
August 3, 2011 statehouses are covered by just a fraction of the reporters who watched them a decade or more ago. But there are efforts to make up for that loss in the coverage of issues, politicians and policies that typically touch citizens more immediately than Washington does. One of those attempts is StateImpact, a collaboration between NPR and member stations in eight pilot states.
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