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Face the State with Scott Light | August 18, 2019

This week: Kid-friendly budget, Trump and Pence make stops in Ohio and hemp in the Buckeye State.

This week on Face The State:

  • Kid-friendly Budget - Dissecting the state budget, by looking at what kids need most. The latest budget has been dubbed the most kid-friendly, but some research shows there is still more that can be done to help Ohio's youth.
  • From Ohio to the White House - President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence made stops in Ohio last week. We look at their focus as they reach for re-election and an Ohioan taking the national stage as a Democratic presidential candidate.
  • Hemp in Ohio - A new crop has been approved to take root in the Buckeye State. The pros and cons of hemp, and who will benefit from the growing.

Guests this week:

  • Dr. Alex Heckman - Westerville City Council & Dept. Chair at Franklin University
  • Lynda Bowers - Director of the Ohio Twp. Association
  • Jeremy Pelzer - Cleveland.com
  • Dr. Tracy Nájera - Executive Director of the Children's Defense Fund-Ohio