Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
State senators have passed a resolution to renew a public works program that funds improvements to Ohio roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs.
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.
An influential business group is asking the Ohio House education chairman to kill or sideline a proposal to block implementation of multi-state learning standards known as the Common Core.
A Republican Senator wants new rules for minor party candidates that would take effect for next yearâ€™s big statewide elections. But one of the parties that would be affected says itâ€™s a strategy to keep its candidates out of next yearâ€™s tough elections.
The Speaker of the Ohio House is backpedaling on an apparent resignation request he sent last month to a Cincinnati-area representative after he was indicted.
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.
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.
A statewide ban on traffic cameras is a step closer to reality, after passing the Ohio House on a bipartisan vote Wednesday.
Buried in the Senate version of the budget are many things that seemingly have nothing to do with state spending, many of them related to abortion.
The Democratic leader in the Ohio House, Armond Budish, says he’s stepping down from his role before his term ends next year.