The Ohio Senate has cut $1 billion from the state's two-year proposed budget. The new budget would decrease the funding of Medicaid and prisons, while increasing the amount spent towards fixing Ohio's drug epidemic. The Senate expects to pass the budget next week before joining the House in approving a finalized plan by the end of June.
Coming up, we're talking about the state budget and the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters.
Marc Kovac, Ohio statehouse reporter, Gatehouse Media
Chrissie Thompson, Columbus bureau chief, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Andy Chow, reporter, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau