A resolution honoring Ohioan and Olympic athlete Jesse Owens has been approved by the U.S. Senate.
Ohio Lawmakers Want Tougher Penalties for Repeat Offenders
Key lawmakers in the Republican majority have introduced a major bill designed to get tougher with repeat felons.
The proposal stipulates that judges would have the power to double the prison sentence of anyone convicted of a third felony. Additionally, If criminals were convicted twice for felonies, judges would be expected to punish them with the maximum possible.