Childhood innocence and generosity are apparent in a Dublin boy who mailed his allowance money to the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s football team. The financially-struggling program will end this season. Sitting down with WOSU, Bennett Williams expresses interest in continuing his mission to help.
How the General Assembly Elects a Speaker of the House
John A. Husted â€“ 99th Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives â€“ answers the question: How does the General Assembly of Ohio elect a Speaker of the House?
The House of Representatives elects the Speaker of the House on the first day of every new session. Each party nominates a candidate. There is usually some degree of consensus within each party’s leadership as to who the favored candidate will be. Whoever receives a simple majority of the votes is elected.