This February marks the 100th anniversary of an Ohio State tradition. Since 1915, the chimes have been part of University life, housed in one of the oldest and most unique buildings on campus. WOSU’s Tom Rieland has this profile on the Chimes of Orton Hall…
Voter I-D Requirement Back In Force
Last week a federal judge suspended Ohio’s new identification requirements for people requesting absentee ballots. Sunday, a federal appeals court put that earlier ruling on hold. That means voters applying for the early ballots must continue giving proof of their I-D.
The Sixth U-S Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati granted Ohio attorney general Jim Petro’s request for a stay of an order issued last week by U-S District Judge Algenon Marbley.
Marbley’s ruling suspended Ohio’s new voter identification law for absentee voting.
Labor and poverty groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the voter I-D law. A lawyer representing those groups says he plans to appeal yesterday’s appeals court ruling to the U-S Supreme Court.