Officials in Columbus and Dayton Dayton are aiming to capitalize on backlash against a religious-objections law in neighboring Indiana that critics say could permit discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Ohio leaders left the Statehouse Monday to travel west to Lima to to sign a resolution calling for a federal balanced budget amendment.
A measure thatâ€™s called Ohioâ€™s version of â€œstand your groundâ€ has passed the Ohio House, after two hours of passionate arguments and a mid-debate protest.
A panel of lawmakers and private citizens that will be asked to recommend changes to Ohioâ€™s Constitution is looking at the way the lines for legislative and congressional districts are drawn.
Educators are pushing for tweaks to a new system for evaluation Ohio teachers.
The sponsor of a bill in the Ohio Senate says people sometimes remain in dangerous situations because they don’t want to leave their pets behind.
The Ohio Senate has begun considering a measure that would ban authorities from using cameras to determine whether drivers run red lights or violate speed limits.
A Democratic state senator says politics are holding up Medicaid expansion and reform, so sheâ€™s proposing a bill that she says will force the issue. But Republicans leaders still appear hesitant to expand the program.
The new state budget is just a few days old, but it already has plenty of critics, including some of the lawmakers who voted on it. Many of their complaints have nothing to do with spending.
Ohioâ€™s budget was a big victory for Ohio Right to Life, as five bills it supported were attached to the stateâ€™s new two year fiscal plan. But NARAL Pro Choice Ohio says the fight isnâ€™t over.
Algae blooms are a big problem on Ohioâ€™s lakes: theyâ€™re toxic and can have a big impact on tourism. Now state lawmakers are looking at “certifying” farmers as one way to tone it down.