Wednesday, 22 April 2020 08:11

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/22/2020 Part 1 Featured

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:17 - Heading into the middle of the week, Ray hits the top COVID-19 headlines, which include the call for increased testing, the timetable for vaccines, and the strike force Governor Mike DeWine has created with former governors Dick Celeste and Bob Taft.

5:37 - Congressman Tim Ryan called into the program to touch on a variety of topics, all of which surround the virus. First up was the initial package for small businesses, and Rep. Ryan believes the next package needs more cash. He also talked about social distancing, flattening the curve, agriculture and the food supply in Ohio, and the state tax structure.

14:09 - One of the more essential activities happening now is road work, especially with fewer people on the roads. ODOT’s Justin Chesnic talked about how their department is still essential and how they’re taking the proper safety precautions. He also mentioned a few of the road projects occurring now and in the near future, from Route 303 to Seasons Road in Hudson/Stow, Howe Avenue, and at I-76 and Wooster Road near Barberton.

19:04 - April 28th is finally the day for the Ohio primary, which was originally supposed to be held on March 17th. Secretary of state Frank LaRose talked about the races, from the presidential election to the locals, and when to get those absentee ballots in.

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