Between the Lines: Race to the bottom, CLE income tax hike

Politics and People for October 15, 2016.

CLEVELAND - Between the Lines is scheduled to air at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Early voting has begun in Ohio. And Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both visited the state, hoping to get votes in the bank.

President Obama gave Clinton a double boost with stops in Columbus and Cleveland.

Has Trump's offensive talk and allegations of abusing women turned the campaign around in Ohio.?

What will debate number three be like?

Cleveland residents have probably seen campaign ads and literature for retaining an important school levy. But many of them are uninformed about a  proposal to increase the city's income tax from 2 to 2 1/2 percent.

What are the consequences if the tax fails? What are the benefits if it passes?

All 4 members of Congress representing Cuyahoga County have said "No Thanks" to invitations to debate their underdog opponents. How should voters regard that? Will there be a change in Congressional redistricting to make races more competitive?

WKYC's Tom Beres discusses these issues with cleveland.com Columnist Mark Naymik and Republican Party of Cuyahoga County Executive Director Julie Kirk on this edition of Between the Lines

 


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