News
News Home
Quick Bites Archive
Exploradio Archive
Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Government and Politics


Frank LaRose on Senate Bill 5
Republican senator cast key "yes" vote on SB5 to the surprise of many
by WKSU's KABIR BHATIA


Reporter
Kabir Bhatia
 

State Senator Frank LaRose was initially against Senate Bill 5.  But when the freshman Republican voted "yes" last Tuesday on legislation to curtail collective bargaining, he caught a firestorm of flak.  WKSU's Kabir Bhatia spoke with LaRose about the changes in the bill that led him to change his mind...

Click to listen

Other options:
MP3 Download (1:08)


Six Republicans joined all 10 Democrats in voting against Senate Bill 5.  But the 17 remaining Republicans voted for the bill, pushing it through the state Senate and onto the largely conservative House.  Frank LaRose was one of those 17, despite coming out against the legislation in its original form.

LaRose says he – quote – “agonized” over the bill, but echoes the Governor in saying it will allow cities to deal with huge budget gaps by reducing costs.

 
Page Options

Print this page




Copyright © 2022 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University