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Democrats Urge Veto Of Portion Of $7B Transportation Budget

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Democrats in the Ohio House want Governor Kasich to veto a voter requirement contained in the Transportation budget.
10:59AM
March
26, 2015

The state’s transportation budget is headed to the governor amid criticism from Democrats who claim a portion of the bill would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state.

House Again OKs ‘Heartbeat’ Abortion Ban; Senate Fate Dim

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Members of the group "Ohio Right to Life"strongly support the so-called "Heartbeat Bill."
3:16PM
March 25, 2015

A ban on most abortions after the first detectable fetal heartbeat has once again cleared the Ohio House, leaving the rest of the two-year session for advocates to lobby the bill’s opponents in the Ohio Senate.

Dems, Students Criticize Voting Clause In Transportation Bill

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Some Ohio Democrats say the provision in the budget will intimidate and disenfranchise students.
8:36AM
March
25, 2015

Some Democratic state lawmakers say they might vote against the proposed transportation budget because of a provision they say would restrict voting rights by making it harder for some college students to cast a ballot.

Governor Kasich Continues to Test Presidential Waters

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John Kasich talks with attendees at Politics & Eggs in New Hampshire Tuesday morning.
2:53PM
March
24, 2015

Ohio Governor John Kaisch is making a series of appearances today in early-presidential primary state, New Hampshire.

Obama Uses Northeast Ohio Speech To Tout Economic Record

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President Obama speaking in Cleveland on Wednesday.
8:19AM
March 19, 2015

President Obama came to Cleveland Wednesday, where he made his first speech before the City Club. While the Commander in Chief talked up his economic legacy and blasted the budget plans of the GOP, he followed the City Club tradition of taking questions from the audience.

Columbus To Challenge Red Light Camera Ban

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Supporters of the cameras say they make roadways safer and save lives. Critics often call them invasive and money-making tools for municipalities.
7:33AM
March
19, 2015

Columbus city leaders say they will file a lawsuit to repeal a new state law that effectively bans red light cameras.

Trucks, Buses Could Travel At 75 Mph Under Ohio Senate Plan

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An Ohio Senate panel raised the speed limit to 75 on the Ohio Turnpike.
2:45PM
March
18, 2015

State senators have given the green light to a proposal to increase the speed limit to 75 mph for all motorists on the Ohio Turnpike and rural interstates.

Kasich’s Office: Trip For Netanyahu’s Speech Costs $3,462

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Ohio taxpayers picked up the tab for Governor Kasich's trip to Washington to attend a speech given by Israeli Prime Minister Benajim Netanyahu.
3:50PM
March
17, 2015

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s office says his trip to attend Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to Congress this month cost taxpayers about $3,462.

Federal Judge: Ohio 3rd-Party Ballot Rules Constitutional

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A federal judge issues another setback for minor party candidates.
3:16PM
March 16, 2015

A federal judge says ballot access limits imposed last year on minor parties in political battleground Ohio don’t violate the U.S. Constitution.

Ohio’s U.S. Senators Spar Over Letter To Iran

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Ohio Senators. Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman disagree on how to deal with Iran.
8:18AM
March 12, 2015

Ohio’s Rob Portman is one of 47 GOP senators who signed an unprecedented letter to Iran this week. And Ohio’s Democratic senator says he’s flabbergasted.