WOSU News Archives For: May 27, 2010

Bill Would Allow Concealed Guns In Ohio Bars

12:00AM
May
27, 2010

Ohioans who have permits to carry concealed weapons would be allowed to bring them into bars, under a proposal that state senators have just approved. The bill didn’t pass until there was strong debate.

Ohio Legislature Faces June 3rd Deadline To Reconcile Casino Rules.

12:00AM
May
27, 2010

The House and Senate have both passed bills creating rules to oversee Ohio’s four casinos. But with time ticking toward a deadline next week, the work is far from over.

Bike Advocate Says State Slow To Better Laws

12:00AM
May
27, 2010

Last week, 20-year-old Jeffrey Stevenson, of Dublin, suffered fatal injuries after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike along Sawmill Road. That same day, Brent Nimmo, got a ticket on Alum Creek Drive for not riding his bike close enough to the shoulder of the road. Bicycle advocates say these are two examples of why the state needs to incorporate more comprehensive information about bicycle laws into drivers’ education.