Supporters, Opponents Of Traffic Cameras Make Case To Lawmakers

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9:08AM
April 24, 2013

More than a dozen Ohio cities have installed traffic cameras to catch speeders and drivers who run red lights. But there’s a new push to ban the cameras.

State, Local Police Partner In New Crackdown On Child Porn

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8:17AM
April
17, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is working with local police to increase enforcement of child pornography laws.

New Push To Ban Red-Light Cameras

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8:31AM
April
16, 2013

There’s a new push to ban the cameras that issue tickets to Ohio speeders and red-light runners.

Activists’ Report Links Budget Struggles To Tax Havens

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The Ohio Public Interest Research says tax haven costs the state $707 million a year.
7:16AM
April
5, 2013

A left-leaning research group says the state could ease the budget-crafting process by closing tax loopholes that costs the state hundreds of millions of dollars every year.

Fracking Pact Leaves Ohio Environmentalists Skeptical

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One of the many natural gas pumps that have sprung up around Ohio in recent years.
9:56AM
March
29, 2013

Some environmentalists, drilling companies, philanthropic groups, and others are touting a compromise on the drilling technique known as hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking.” But some major Ohio environmental groups are unconvinced.

Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Likely Won’t Decide Issue in Ohio

Supporters of gay marriage rally outside the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Supporters of gay marriage rally outside the United States Supreme Court on Tuesday.
8:21AM
March
27, 2013

The eyes of supporters and opponents of gay marriage were on the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. That’s because the justices are considering a legal challenge to California’s ban on same-sex marriage. No matter how the justices rule, it’s not likely to have a quick legal direct impact on whether Ohio allows same-sex marriage.

House Debate On Tax Shift Turns To Small Businesses

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Gov. John Kasich wants to apply sales tax to several previously-untaxed services in order to allow cuts to the state income tax and business taxes.
7:20AM
March
20, 2013

State lawmakers heard contradictory testimony Tuesday on how the governor’s tax proposal would affect small businesses.

Lawmakers Ask Business Leaders For Alternatives To Sales Tax Plan

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7:34AM
March
19, 2013

State lawmakers are asking some of the state’s largest business groups for suggestions on how to cut the state income tax and also avoid the need to increase sales tax revenue.

Medicaid Rally Shows Odd Political Allies

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The Thursday rally headlined by Gov. John Kasich attracted members of many groups that disagree with the Republican governor on key political issues.
8:47AM
March 15, 2013

The rally headlined by Gov. John Kasich attracted members of many groups that disagree with the Republican governor on most key political issues.