Starting as the hobby of a seed collector, Happy Cat Farm has grown into a national distributor of both seeds and plants.
The State Attorney General and Cuyahoga County prosecutor say corruption charges have been filed against Youngstown’s Mayor, Mahoning County’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 legislature’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, there’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
State data reviewed by The Associated Press show eight in 10 unionized government workers in Ohio would pay more toward their health insurance premiums if voters retain a
new collective bargaining law in November.
Ohio’s future success depends on the public sector’s ability to be innovative and flexible. Elected officials need Senate Bill 5 to recruit, retain and reward the best and the brightest.