Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
The group behind a proposed marijuana legalization amendment has released more details about its plan, including where the regulated pot would be grown.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he wants to increase funding to lower-income schools and cut funding to more-affluent districts, but some education leaders say that’s now how his proposal necessarily plays out.
A group hoping to put a marijuana legalization question before voters on the fall ballot is releasing more details about its proposal.
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.