Two years ago, a WOSU investigation found that in 2011 and 2012 Columbus police shot more people per capita than police in New York City. But in the last year the number of police shootings by Columbus officers has dropped.
Passing a state spending blueprint for state programs over the two years beginning July 1 will be lawmakers’ main focus for the first half of the year.
Ohio lawmakers debated hundreds of proposals this year and gave approval to dozens. WOSU has this look back at the year’s biggest bills.