Andy Chow is a general assignment state government reporter who focuses on environmental, energy, agriculture, and education-related issues. He started his journalism career as an associate producer with ABC 6/FOX 28 in Columbus before becoming a producer with WBNS 10TV.
Andy gained his in-depth knowledge of Statehouse issues while working for Hannah News Service, an online-based news and research publication. He also participated in the Legislative Service Commission’s Fellowship program as a production assistant for “The Ohio Channel.”
Andy earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcasting atOtterbeinUniversity and took part in the Washington Semester program through American University in Washington, D.C.
Right-leaning states moved to make ballot measures tougher to pass after success of voter initiatives on abortion rights, marijuana and Medicaid expansion. That's led to pushback from state lawmakers.
Voting sites have been relocated away from senior living facilities, new cleaning protocols for election equipment are in place and absentee voting is strongly encouraged.