Ohio Governor John Kasich Sounds Spiritual Tone For Second Term

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Ohio Governor John Kasich shakes hands at Monday night's inaugural ball. He was sworn in for a second four year term earlier in the day.
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January
13, 2015

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.

Ohio Lawmakers Failed To Pass Bills That Garnered Much Attention

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Ohio lawmakers failed to pass bills in 2014 that received a lot of attention.
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December
24, 2014

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 Second State Lawmaker Resigning Before End Of Session

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State Senator Shirley Smith plans to resign at the end of November.
11:22AM
December 4, 2014

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.

New Redistricting Plans May Include Voter Approval

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Ohio lawmakers continue to map out a new legislative redistricting plan.
11:23AM
November
18, 2014

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.

Senate Panel Approves Kasich’s Pick To Lead Health Department

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Rick Hodges is a Republican former state lawmaker and the former head of the Ohio Turnpike Commission.
7:53AM
November 13, 2014

The nomination of Rick Hodges, who’s not a doctor, moves on to the full Senate after clearing a committee on Wednesday.

Republicans, Democrats Make Cases To Female Voters

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8:03AM
October
29, 2014

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.

Ohio’s Voter Registration Deadline Nears

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Ohio voter registration deadlines are coming within days.
10:42AM
October 2, 2014

The voter registration deadline for this fall’s election is nearing. Ohioans should double check now to make sure they are registered to vote.

Kasich Campaign May Be Looking Past November

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7:53AM
August 21, 2014

When John Kasich met with supporters in Beavercreek earlier this week, he didn’t mention his opponent in November.

Ohio Democrats Introduce Birth Control Bill

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8:23AM
July
23, 2014

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.