Governor John Kasich

Ohio Governor Vetoes Voter Item In Bill; Impact Unclear

By | April 1, 2015

The governor has used his line-item-veto pen to strike a provision that Democrats claimed would discourage out-of-state college students from voting in Ohio.


Dayton Tries To Snag Businesses Upset About New Indiana Law

By | April 1, 2015

Officials in Columbus and Dayton Dayton are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Michael V. Drake

Investiture Ceremonies Install Dr. Michael Drake As OSU President

By | April 1, 2015

Nine months after beginning his leadership duties at Ohio State University, Dr. Michael V. Drake was formally installed as president in ceremonies Tuesday. In an address, Drake laid out his vision and priorities for OSU.

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Previously: Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership


Bexley City Council To Consider Discrimination Ordinance

By | March 31, 2015

Bexley City Council will consider a discrimination ordinance that would include members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. The move follows a lesbian couple who spoke out about a local wedding photographer who declined their business due to their their sexual orientation.


New OSU Leader: Ohio State Commits $400M To Affordability Effort

By | March 31, 2015

Ohio State University’s newest president says the institution is committing $400 million over five years to lower students’ costs and improve the value of their education.


Early Voting Begins Next Week, City Leadership Posts Up For Grabs

By | March 31, 2015

Early voting begins next week for the May primary. Columbus voters will decide candidates for both the city school board, city council, and mayor. .


Ohio Slashes Inmate Phone Expenses To 5 Cents A Minute

By | March 31, 2015

The Ohio prisons agency has slashed the cost of inmate phone services and plans to install hundreds more phones.

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Bill Clinton Endorses Strickland For US Senate Race

By | March 31, 2015

Former President Bill Clinton is endorsing former Ohio governor Ted Strickland’s U.S. Senate bid.

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Clinton Leads Paul, Bush In Ohio Poll

By | March 31, 2015

A new independent poll says Ohio voters favor Hillary Clinton over other likely presidential candidates.


Fed. Drug Policy Chief Headlines Opiate Conference

By | March 31, 2015

Director of National Drug Control Policy Michael Botticelli was scheduled to be in Columbus Tuesday as the keynote speaker at an Ohio conference on opiates and other drugs. He was also scheduled to participate in a roundtable discussion with health care leaders on the impact of opioids on infants and expectant mothers.