The move likely will force existing sweepstakes parlors that have not yet closed shop to change their businesses to bring them in line with the new state law or cease operations in the state.
Separate legislation to expand eligibility has stalled in the House and Senate.
In 2004, more than 60 percent of Ohio voters OK’d a constitutional amendment blocking the state from recognizing gay marriages or civil unions.
A JobsOhio spokeswoman said economic-development agency is committed to transparency and accountability.
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS Owners of sweepstakes parlors across the state and
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Among the speakers were Youngstown native Maurice Clarett, former Ohio State running back.
The Rootstown site is slated to become part of the Northeastern Ohio Medical University, but the state must first deal with petroleum products that were dumped in the past.
Call undermining of prevention principals
There also is no expansion of Medicaid eligibility in the budget, but GOP leaders hope to act on the issue before the end of the year.
The budget allows individuals younger than 21 to visit Ohio’s casinos so long as they are “personally escorted by licensed casino personnel.”
Officially known as House Bill 59, there’s something in it for everyone.
The langugage isn't the same as Nitro's Law but accomplishes its goal to increase penalties for dog abusers.
The governor is expected to sign the bill into law in the coming days.
Last year, about 8,700 people were treated in hospital emergency rooms nationally for firework-related injuries, according to a new report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Turner has served in the state Senate since 2008 and previously was a Cleveland councilwoman.
They ask Gov. Kasich to strike abortion-related provisions from the state budget.
Democrats called the legislation, to be signed by Gov. John Kasich before the start of the new fiscal year Monday, a disappointing mix of ill-advised law changes.
The vote was a party line 23-10, with Republican members supporting and Democrats opposing.
Ohio Environmental Councial, OOGA heads discuss oilfield waste disposal
Two GOP lawmakers say right-to-work legislation would be a benefit to Ohio's economy.
Speakers address Marcellus, Utica development at two-day conference
Local governments have been hit hard by $1 billion in local government cuts over the current biennium.
New requirements include providing the names of business owners, vendors and employees.
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Site preparation was taking place at the Hollywood Slots Mahoning Valley Race Course in Austintown Township earlier this year. State racing officials have now delayed development for months bydenying a permit and requiring additional seating at the facility.
The program covers use taxes, the out-of-state equivalent to sales taxes.
The session near the Statehouse was the second in as many weeks, and commissioners have scheduled a third for next Wednesday for further discussion on spectator seating and other issues.
There are differences between the Pennsylvania and Austintown projects.
By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS The current state commerce director is set to become
Penn National Gaming offered a snapshot of its plans to relocate tracks to Austintown and Dayton from Columbus and Toledo, respectively.
State Rep. Ronald Gerberry of Austintown, D-59th, is offering House Bill 57 in response to an incident at a Youngstown kennel where dogs were starved to death.
This is the third general assembly that state Rep. Ronald Gerberry of Austintown, D-59th, has offered “Nitro’s Bill,” named in memory of a dog who was starved to death at a Youngstown-area kennel.
More than half —53 percent — of 1,011 questioned by the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute said they approved of Kasich’s work in office.
Under Gov. John Kasich’s plan, the state would borrow about $1.5 billion, via bonding against future tolls, and hope to leverage another $1.5 billion in local and federal funding.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich delivers his State of the State address Tuesday night in Lima, telling the crowd, “My mission is to make sure that everybody in our state has a chance to realize their hopes and dreams and that their families can do much better.”
10 things you should about the budget plan.
More than 20 other advocates from across the state held signs and made it clear to passers-by where they stood on gun control.
Current state law prohibits the interception of a wire, oral or electronic communication.
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS The state has hired its first human-trafficking
By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS Mahoning Valley lawmakers will focus on budget,
Kasich signed into law a bill that, among other provisions, will allow guns stored in cars in the Ohio Statehouse parking garage.
The governor is confident a severance-tax increase will be OK’d by the Legislature next year.
The governor says he plans to continue transforming Ohio.
Justice French is originally from Sebring and was chief legal counsel for former Gov. Bob Taft.
The current three-judge system has been in place in Youngstown for decades and was established when the city had about 150,000 residents.
Attorney general said he would strongly consider having an armed ex-police officer in schools.
The governor said the gun-law issues addressed in the bill are separate from the tragedy in Newtown, Conn.
“We haven’t completed our survey yet, but we intend to talk to them about the fact that we expect to have Ohioans playing a very large part in the development of this industry,” the governor said.
The proposal to eliminate a Youngstown Muni seat likely will be voted on next week.