Lawmakers from the Ohio General Assembly, playing as the Capital Cannons took on the Ohio Village Muffins in an “old-time” baseball game on the Statehouse lawn on the evening of July 22, 2011. The lawmakers were defeated by the Muffins 15-5 in a 7 inning game. (6 photos)
Ohio State Senator Frank LaRose (R - Akron) bats for the General Assembly's team, the Capital Cannons. (Photo by: Nora McDonald/WOSU)
Republican Gov. John Kasich signed the state budget yesterday, making the two-year budget law. Officially called House Bill 153, the $55.8 billion spending plan went into effect at midnight last night. Kasich signed the bill in the Ohio State House.