The system is the subject of a lawsuit before the Ohio Supreme Court
The state’s high court is still considering whether a liberal advocacy group has standing to challenge the constitutionality of JobsOhio.
The law blocks minor parties from participating in next year’s primary but gives them until mid-year to collect signatures to qualify for the November 2014 election.
In November 2009, voters signed off on a constitutional amendment allowing the state to borrow up to $200 million to pay cash bonuses to Ohio military men and women.
State Sen. Joe Schiavoni of Boardman questioned whether funds should instead be directed into other services.
House Bill 112 created a new check-off on income-tax forms that allows filers to donate all or part of their refunds to a program that provides free breast and cervical cancer screening and related services to Ohio women.
Racing commission concerned about number of horse stalls at Austintown project
Bill sponsors say it's an attempt to make it easier for businesses to file required forms and pay their municipal tax bills.
Sen. Michael Skindell, D-Lakewood, offered SB 177 as a way to protect household companion animals and abuse victims.
Roberts was convicted in the 2001 murder of her husband Robert Fingerhut.