Ohio House Clears $7 Billion Transportation Budget

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The Ohio House Tuesday approved a $7-Billion transportation budget and sent it to the Ohio Senate for debate.
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March
3, 2015

Prospective Ohio drivers would see added training requirements and the Bureau of Motor Vehicles would be allowed to accept credit and debit cards under a state transportation budget that easily cleared the Ohio House on Tuesday.

Ohio Anti-Abortion Group Lays Out Legislative Agenda

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Abortion foes set a strong agenda at the Ohio Statehouse.
12:04PM
February
10, 2015

With strong Republican legislative majorities, abortion foes in Ohio have set their sights on an aggressive agenda for the new session.

Democratic Ohio Rep. Ryan Makes Public Switch On Abortion

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Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan, D. Niles, has changed his position on abortion.
12:42PM
January 28, 2015

A Democratic congressman in politically divided Ohio has publicly declared a position switch on abortion.

Dems’ 2016 Convention Chair Revisits Sites Of Columbus

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Members of the Democratic National Committee visit Columbus Monday ahead of a final decision on the cite to host the party's 2016 National Convention.
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January 26, 2015

Democratic National Committee delegation has returned to Columbus as a decision nears on a host city for the party’s 2016 convention.

Ohio House Votes To Shield Execution Drugmaker

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The Ohio House has approved a measure to conceal the identities of drug companies that manufacture lethal drugs for executions.
3:24PM
November
20, 2014

The Ohio House has approved a bill shielding the source of the state’s lethal injection drugs for a minimum of 20 years.

Ohio ‘Heartbeat’ Bill Re-Emerges, Gets Panel OK

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An Ohio House panel okays the so-called "heartbeat abortion" bill.
12:10PM
November 20, 2014

A bill imposing some of the nation’s most stringent abortion restrictions has cleared an Ohio House committee after suddenly re-surfacing in the lame duck session.

Task Force Recommends 37 Changes To OSU Marching Band

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An independent task force has released recommendations for improvements to the Ohio State Marching Band.
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November
18, 2014

A four-month review of the culture of Ohio State University’s marching band has resulted in 37 recommendations for improvement in band operations, training and university oversight.

Parents’ Standing Asserted In Ohio Slots Challenge

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The Ohio Supreme Court plans to rule on whether Ohio school students should have standing in a case questioning the legality of video slot terminals.
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November
17, 2014

An anti-gambling group tells the Ohio Supreme Court parents of public school students should be given legal standing to sue Gov. John Kasich over his decision to legalize slots-like video lottery terminals and use some proceeds for non-educational purposes.

DeWine Aide Failed To Report Harassment

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An aide to Ohio Attorney General MIke DeWine allegedly failed to report threat.
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October 16, 2014

An investigation of Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office last year determined DeWine’s then-employment law chief knew about but failed to report a threat against a female employee.