Filed Under:

Ohio Repeals Measure To Limit Bargaining Rights

Play associated audio
Ohio's Republican Gov. John Kasich suffered a major defeat at the polls Tuesday night, when voters decided to repeal a measure that limited the collective bargaining rights of public employees. Kasich's popularity has already plummeted in a state that will likely be key to President Obama's reelection. Robert Siegel talks with NPR national political correspondent Don Gonyea about how the Republican governors of three Midwestern states — Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin — may have roused organized labor and improved Obama's odds in those states.
NPR

A Personal History Of L.A. Punk: 'It Was A Free-For-All For Outcasts'

John Doe, Exene Cervenka and Dave Alvin of X join Fresh Air to discuss punk's early days. "Anybody could belong to punk that wanted to be there," Cervenka says. "[It] didn't matter how old you were."
NPR

'Touch Tours' Help Blind Experience Philadelphia's Historic Food Scene

A hands-on tour of Philadelphia's historic Italian Market includes time to appreciate the scents and sounds — and opportunities to sample the district's delicious chocolate, cheeses and fresh pastas.
WAMU 88.5

Shaking Up Metro's Board

After another smoke incident and ongoing single tracking delays for fixes, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx replaced three Metro board members with safety experts, while a Maryland Congressman introduced legislation which would require the next three federally appointed Metro board members have relevant expertise.

NPR

Biotech's Theranos Offers A Cautionary Tale For Silicon Valley

The blood-testing startup led by Elizabeth Holmes soared on hype and celebrity boosters. Now it's under federal scrutiny. It could show that Silicon Valley's success model doesn't work in biotech.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.