Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
A panel of public health and law experts says the cost was likely worth it, but improvements can be made.
Water treatment operations along Lake Erie and beyond welcome word the state is setting aside $150 million for upgrades to help them battle an escalating problem with algae blooms. But $150 million may fall far short of what’s needed to keep the liver toxins spawned by the algae blooms out of drinking water.
When Ohio expanded Medicaid last fall, Governor John Kasich estimated up to 330-thousand more people would get health coverage. A new survey says the numbers may not be far off.
The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland has joined its counterpart in Cincinnati in requiring its elementary school teachers to sign contracts with expanded morality clauses. The changes come about a year after a Columbus Catholic high school teacher was fired after disclosing her same-sex relationship.
A program to help struggling Ohio homeowners prevent foreclosure is coming to an end this week.
The Ohio Supreme court has thrown out Ohioâ€™s child enticement law, saying it criminalizes innocent behavior. The decision puts the responsibility to rewrite the law on Ohio legislators.
The U.S. Olympic team showed up at Friday’s opening ceremonies in Sochi wearing American-made uniforms. Thatâ€™s in large part because of a scolding from Congress two years ago, led by Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown. Now he wants to take it a step further with the Wear American Act.
The United Airlines hub thatâ€™s leaving Cleveland Hopkins will cost the airport at least 470 jobs. But the move might be a boon to passengers in the long run.
Four reporters and a college instructor are suing the head of Ohioâ€™s prison system over his refusal to let them interview five men on death row for their roles in the Lucasville prison riots of 20 years ago.