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.
An Ohio House committee took an odd step Tuesday in hosting an evening hearing to allow teachers to testify about a bill to repeal the new education standards known as Common Core.
The mastermind of a $3.5 tax fraud scheme that unraveled because the conspirators misspelled the names of common cities on forms has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.
The State Attorney General and Cuyahoga County prosecutor say corruption charges have been filed against Youngstownâ€™s Mayor, Mahoning Countyâ€™s auditor and a former candidate for county prosecutor.
State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio’s state parks over the next two years.
The Ohio media descends on the northeast Ohio city of Medina tonight as Governor John Kasich gives his fourth State of the State address.
Lawmakers are back for the second year of the legislatureâ€™s two year session. And while they passed nearly 60 bills last year, there are hundreds more bills that have been introduced.
The first round of budget cuts known as sequester has tightened the coffers of many federal agencies, but may not be as devastating as first thought. As the new federal fiscal year approaches in October, some city officials work to maintain what they provide citizens; as businesses, universities and social service agencies brace for more changes.
For the second installment of our look back at state government in 2012, Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen has this review of some proposals that failed to get the approval of the General Assembly this year.
Just as one former state lawmaker starts to serve a prison sentence, thereâ€™s word that another current legislator is under investigation for possible criminal activity.
A recent study says the cost of a college education has outpaced inflation for decades and more students are paying those costs with borrowed money. In the U.S., total student loan debt now tops $1 trillion and the average student debt is $25,000