Not all Republicans are in agreement CINCINNATI, Ohio — Republicans have been dreaming to “repeal and replace” the Affordable Care Act since it became law in 2010. Will they get their chance to do that today? Read more.
Says money from state is needed to save lives COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hamilton County Commissioner Denise Driehaus testified this week before the Ohio House of Representatives Finance Committee, asking for the state to invest nearly $1.5 million to fight the county’s heroin epidemic. Read more.
Will Ohioans vote for change? COLUMBUS, Ohio — There are about 600 days until voters will have to decide who will fill Gov. John Kasich’s office when his final term is up, but that hasn’t stopped some from throwing their hats into the ring to […]
Group asks them to hold off on further action An American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio report claims too many individuals are being sent to prison each year, and they say those at the Statehouse are at fault. Read more.
Tells protesters he won’t hold town hall COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sen. Rob Portman denied claims Friday that he was inaccessible to the public and was met with protesters at an event at Columbus State Community College about the state’s opioid crisis. Read more.
Proposal would eliminate three existing programs. COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio Senator hopes to “expand school choice” for students across the state by expanding funding for families that would help them send their children to a private school instead of a public one. Read more.
Could the bill pass? COLUMBUS, Ohio — When was the last time you used cursive?Rep. Andrew Brenner, a Republican from Powell, Ohio and Rep. Marilyn Slaby, a Republican from Copley, Ohio have introduced a bill in the Ohio House of Representatives to require its teaching […]
Mayor, others could face charges if passed CINCINNATI — Cincinnati and state officials would be prohibited from adopting “sanctuary city” protections for undocumented immigrants and held criminally liable for any crimes committed by such immigrants under a proposal headed to Ohio’s legislature. A bill announced […]
Kasich proposes lower income tax, higher sales tax COLUMBUS, Ohio — As he’d been doing for weeks, Gov. John Kasich warned this week that the budget he was about to present at the “Building for Ohio’s Next Generation” event would be tighter than in years […]
Lack of international airport “big big challenge” COLUMBUS, Ohio — Is an international airport coming to southwest Ohio? Maybe, if Gov. John Kasich has his way. Kasich told reporters Wednesday at the Ohio Associated Press 2017 Legislative & Political Preview Session he’s held discussions to […]
The national abortion rate has fallen to its lowest level since Roe v. Wade made the procedure legal in 1973, according to a recently released report. Read more.
Hamilton County will have two new representatives at the Statehouse this general assembly — both are women, both are democrats from Cincinnati and both are ready to get things done in Ohio. Read more.