Former Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor said last week that it's a matter of when, not if, voters get to decide a proposed constitutional amendment to reform how legislative maps are drawn in the state.
She called the exercise complicated, time consuming and costly, but that the final product will be comprehensive and free from loopholes.
Coming up on our weekly reporter roundtable, we drill down into the possibilities and catch up on the state's biggest corruption trial ever.
And we note that the legal deadline to pre-empt a planned abortion rights ballot measure passed republican lawmakers by last week.
Haley BeMiller, Political reporter for the USA TODAY Network Ohio bureau
Andrew J. Tobias, Statehouse reporter for Cleveland.com
Jo Ingles, reporter, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau