With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Husted Nixes 2012 Referendum On District Map
Ohio’s elections chief has rejected more than 1,000 petition signatures submitted by Democrats trying to get a repeal issue on the state’s new congressional map on next year’s ballot.
Secretary of State Jon Husted, a Republican, says the redistricting legislation laying out the new U.S. House districts contained an appropriation and took effect immediately, so it isn’t subject to referendum.
Democrats have yet to receive a ruling from the Ohio Supreme Court on the issue.