Face the State with Scott Light | September 15, 2019

Face The State with Scott Light (WBNS-10TV)

This week on Face The State:

  • The State of Working Ohio - Research shows Ohio is behind when it comes to working families. When it comes to wages, we are behind the national average. Our panel will dig into the numbers and what can be done to improve the situation.
  • Gun Control Debate - The arguments for and against a Red Flag law are underway at the Statehouse. A bill sponsored by democratic Sen. Sandra Williams would give common pleas courts the power to remove a gun from someone found to be a danger to themselves or others.
  • Purdue Pharma Settlement - Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma reached a tentative settlement with twenty-two states and two-thousand local governments regarding the opioid crisis. We look at Ohio's role in the new step.
  • No Driver, No Problem - Big money is going toward autonomous driving in Ohio. We look at the perks and problems the technology could face.

Guests this week:

  • Sen. Rob McColley - (R) Ohio's 1st District
  • Dr. Paul Beck - Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University
  • Jo ingles - The Statehouse News BUreau
  • Hannah Halbert - Policy Matters Ohio

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