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.
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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.
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By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich continued to seek “strong support” for
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS Student graduation rates would have greater weight when
By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS A coalition of liberal groups is planning a series of
An update on lawmaker action and other activities at the Ohio Statehouse related to horizontal hydraulic fracturing:
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By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS Republican Senate President Tom Niehaus dealt a blow to
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich convened a new panel Monday to develop
By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS A consumer-advocacy group concerned about the potential
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By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS Planned Parenthood and groups that oppose GOP-supported
A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ponders the results of Tuesday's election as reported on the front page of Wednesday's "Newsday" of New York. The re-election of President Barack Obama led U.S. investors to dump stocks Wednesday.
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney contrasted his
By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS Bank-tax reform, an increase in the tax on oil and gas
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By MARC KOVAC firstname.lastname@example.org COLUMBUS Voting-rights advocates are urging Republican Secretary
By MARC KOVAC email@example.com COLUMBUS Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown called his opponent a