Gun reform, redistricting and Biden’s visit

 Gun reform, redistricting and Biden’s visit

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine receives a plaque from Intel President and CEO Pat Gelsinger during a Jan. 21 announcement that Intel will be investing $20 billion to build two computer chip factories in Jersey Township, in Licking County.

One Ohio Republican takes another chance on finding gun reforms his party will accept. President Joe Biden announced a visit and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted reacted to text messages about his efforts to pass a nuclear bailout.

We break down what it all means on this week’s episode of Ohio Politics Explained.

It’s a podcast from the USA TODAY Network Ohio Bureau where we catch you up on the state’s political news in 15 minutes or less. This week, host Anna Staver was joined by reporter Jessie Balmert.

1) The hottest ticket in town

Everyone who is anyone is planning to attend a ceremonial groundbreaking for Intel’s $20 billion factories in New Albany.

President Joe Biden announced his travel plans this week even though an official date hasn’t been set. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted also plan on attending.

Intel chose central Ohio for its computer chip manufacturing facilities earlier this year. The company says the two factories will employ 3,000 people who can earn $135,000 per year.

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