Ohio Statehouse

Ohio Statehouse
Jo Ingles

Advocates for low-income Ohioans continue what they are calling the “Poor People’s Protest.” And this latest one at the Statehouse culminated with some activists being removed from the premises without a struggle.

Jo Ingles

Communities throughout the state are holding memorial events this weekend to remember those who have lost their lives while serving their country. A wreath was laid at the Veteran’s Plaza at the Ohio Statehouse. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles produced this audio portrait of Governor Kasich’s annual wreath-laying ceremony.

Jo Ingles

Fifty years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. advocated for Americans living in poverty in what was called the “Poor People’s Campaign.” But advocates for poor Ohioans say the problems that existed are still common. So, they’re relaunching the effort that was first kicked off a half a century ago.

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There’s an event taking place Tuesday at the Statehouse that is out of this world. 

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Many homeowners throughout the state have changed to more efficient light bulbs. Now, one of the state’s most storied and iconic buildings will be getting a lighting upgrade too. 

Leslie Adams

Political figures past and present were on hand in the Statehouse rotunda to honor seven former Speakers of the House, going back 50 years. The leaders, along with their families, friends and colleagues, were  there for the unveiling of their portraits.

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The U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment from Washington D.C. performed at the Ohio Statehouse today. This unit, 8th and I, is the oldest military post in the country. It doesn’t often perform outside the nation’s capital. This special appearance of the U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, the Silent Drill Platoon, the Marine Corps Color Band and the Color Sergeant of the Marine Corps honored the widow of former Senator and astronaut hero John Glenn.

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A special military band will be playing at the Statehouse tomorrow. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports the U.S. Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment from Washington D.C. will perform around noon.

Jo Ingles

You don’t have to look far in Ohio to find something named after the late John Glenn. The astronaut turned U.S. Senator turned educator has his name on schools and even the main Columbus airport. Now, there’s a move to put a memorial of him somewhere else.

Andy Chow

Astronaut, veteran and U.S. Senator John Glenn will lie in repose at the Statehouse so mourners can honor the Ohio born legend. 

Statehouse News Bureau

Former Gov. George Voinovich passed away nearly six months ago. A public memorial service honoring his life will be held at the Statehouse Wednesday night. 

Jo Ingles

The annual Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony was held at the Ohio Statehouse, Friday, May 27th at noon. The event honored those who have lost their lives while serving their country. This is a sound portrait of the event. It features SFC Amy Saltis (Ohio Army National Guard),Jennifer Rozanksi (Gold Star wife), Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, Buglers from the 122nd Ohio Army National Guard Band and the Fifth Grade Choir from St. Paul the Apostle Parish in Westerville, Ohio. 

Jo Ingles

Millions of dollars worth of precious art is on display at the Ohio Statehouse. And some of it is now being put in a highly trafficked area, not protected by glass or barriers.

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The flags are half-staff at the Statehouse today.

Jo Ingles

Tomorrow is the annual public holiday party at the Ohio Statehouse. And the hundreds who are expected to attend will receive a different greeting this year.