Mahoning County soldier killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq was honored by state lawmakers
HB 135 would prohibit abortions in cases where the procedure is sought only because of a Down syndrome diagnosis
HB 178 would create a new “F-10” liquor permit that would allow sale of small samples and bottles of wine.
Rep. Sean O’Brien of Bazetta, D-63rd, pushed forward on his knees with a high-powered nozzle in hand while flames leapt across the ceiling
Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted said it’s time for lawmakers to begin discussions on marijuana legalization
HB 6 would extend the time frame from 20 to 25 years to prosecute rapists
Private companies and public agencies would be banned from acting against current or potential new employees who refuse flu vaccinations
Those with gun permits cannot carry their guns on college campuses and into churches
Eight adults have been cited in Mahoning County since the texting ban took effect.
The rally was organized by the National Council of Jewish Women and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio
The bill allows Ohioans to carry handguns without a license.
The legislation focuses on 529 plans, which allow users to save for college, with contributions and earnings not subject to federal or state taxes if they are withdrawn for college costs.
The Ohio House of Representatives began hearings Tuesday on legislation to ban abortions solely because of prenatal diagnoses of Down syndrome.
Those who fail to use helmets would face fines of $25 on the first offense and $100 for subsequent violations, and their parents or guardians would be responsible for payment
The bill calls for the creation of a nine-member Public Office Compensation Commission, which would be required to review the pay rates of elected public officials throughout the state.
The bills also would allow online voter registration and automatically register graduating high-school students.
The panel’s main goal was to question whether current officer training is sufficient and whether additional coursework is needed
Kasich has not formally committed to a presidential run
Barnes’ bill drew questions and concerns from the agriculture committee, however.
Theresa Benzel plans to travel to the Statehouse to urge lawmakers to pass a law to allow officers to stop vehicles with kids not wearing seat belts or secured in car seats
YDC is scheduled to close in 2017
Kasich keeps options open for presidential run
The governor accomplished the Medicaid expansion last session via a vote of the controlling board
OhioCheckbook.com is a website that enables searches of spending by state offices
$2 million for building improvements at YSU
The former Ohio governor snagged 48 percent of the 1,077 registered voters polled
Kasich not registering with voters in two other swing states, however.
Governor strikes language that would have tied voter registration to requirement that new residents obtain driver’s licenses
The updated administrative code language also would require drivers to give horses time to respond to previous whippings and refrain from using whip handles on their animals
One casino and racino operator is calling the legislation “ill conceived and misguided”
Bill would extend the statute of limitations on rape or sexual battery
The bill is in excess of $7 billion for the next two years
The Senate will now consider the controversial abortion ban.
A tax increase on tobacco products could drive consumers from the Buckeye State, opponents said
The law change requires new residents who drive to seek new licenses and register vehicles in the state or face possible criminal charges
Lawmakers want to further study a speed-limit increase
The new law affects individuals who were born in Ohio and adopted between 1964 and 1996
Whether drivers can zoom on rural highways and the turnpike at 75 mph remains up in the air.
A task force member is the Bishop George Murry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown
A total of 66 state employees earned $190,000 or more last year
ResponsibleOhio’s petition language now goes to the Ohio Ballot Board for its consideration.
Lunch ladies, janitors and other school employees would face increased criminal penalties for having sex with students
His initiative is an attempt to help residents access the documents without having to hire a lawyer
The commission will consider the testimony and other evidence and announce a decision at a later date
Ohio controlling board approves money for export promotion
State prison changes could save Ohio money
Senate considers child restraint bill
The legislation focuses on Naloxone, which is sold under the brand name Narcan
The attorney general’s office’s consumer-protection section fielded about 28,000 complaints last year from consumers who believed they had been scammed
The governor maintains the severance tax will not kill Ohio's oil and gas industry