Bureau chief, Plain Dealer statehouse bureau
Reginald Fields joined The Plain Dealer in November 2004 as a state government reporter and was promoted to Columbus Bureau Chief in November 2008. He previously worked at The Baltimore Sun and The Akron Beacon Journal.
The latest Truth-O-Meter items from Reginald Fields
Says Mike Dovilla supports a plan "that could allow a foreign corporation to take over the Ohio Turnpike"
"Giving the facts: 73,000 jobs created ... since '11. Do you know how many direct jobs in the auto industry? 1,800."
"The fact is 90-percent of Down Syndrome children were aborted in this country."
Recent stories from Reginald FieldsClaim of foul deeds false, but a favorite from 2011
Demonstrations outside the Ohio Statehouse provided lasting images from the debate over Senate Bill 5, a proposal to restrict collective bargaining rights for organized labor. But did they do the particularly foul act that Senate President Tom Niehaus cited?A new meter to track a new governor's promises
New Ohio Gov. John Kasich wasn't shy about setting the bar high for himself during the campaign. In a webcast he hosted he made it clear that success requires results. "Let’s think of the campaign as one part of a movement. If you win the campaign and you fail to carry out what you want to do, you failed." PolitiFact Ohio decided to take him at his word, and introduces the Kasich-O-Meter to track his performance.
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