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…
Ohio Gov Signs Bill To Curb Ex-Inmate Hardships
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed 13 bills, including one to ease ex-inmates back into the workforce as cosmetologists, salvage-yard dealers and construction workers.
The measure aims to reduce employment or professional hardships brought about by a person’s conviction or decision to plead guilty to a crime. Ex-offenders could get a state certificate of employment or professional licensure lifting certain bars on employment.
Kasich signed the bills in private on Tuesday. One bill would bar people from altering a vehicle to create or add a hidden compartment.
Another measure would require scrap metal dealers to take a photograph of anyone who sells them scrap. A separate bill also renames the Department of Development as the Development Services Agency.