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.
Governor John Kasich was sworn into his second term in office on Monday. His inaugural speech sounded more like something that would come from a preacher than a politician.
It’s been a productive year for Ohio lawmakers, who passed bills dealing with redistricting, budget revisions and red light cameras. But many bills that got a lot of attention failed to pass at the end of the two-year General Assembly.
A state senator from Cleveland has resigned her seat a month before the end of the legislative session. Senator Shirley Smith has tendered her resignation effective November 30th.
For about a year, a panel of lawmakers and other constitutional experts has been working on a new plan for redrawing the lines for legislators’ districts, but it has gone nowhere. Now that plan may be getting scrapped entirely, to be replaced with a new one.
The nomination of Rick Hodges, who’s not a doctor, moves on to the full Senate after clearing a committee on Wednesday.
Abortion is likely the first thing that comes to many people’s minds when they hear the words, women’s issues. But that’s only one issue women are concerned about in the upcoming election.
The voter registration deadline for this fall’s election is nearing. Ohioans should double check now to make sure they are registered to vote.
When John Kasich met with supporters in Beavercreek earlier this week, he didn’t mention his opponent in November.
Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are introducing a bill that they say would require employer-provided health care plans that cover prescription drugs to cover contraceptives under the same terms without charging a co-pay.