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.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich warned about a tightened state budget Thursday, and told a Columbus audience full of mostly lobbyists that community action — not government intervention — was the best way to solve problems plaguing the state. Read more.
With the beginning of a new year comes the start of a new job for many Ohioans, but only two men — both Pat — from Cincinnati can say their new positions place them as some of the most powerful in the state. Read more.