Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Hearings are scheduled to begin today on a controversial second attempt to repeal the Common Core public education standards now being phased in in Ohio.
A state House committee has narrowly approved legislation raising Ohio’s tax on oil and gas drilling despite objections from Democrats and anti-tax Republicans.
The Ohio House has passed a nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds a host of community, school, park and prison projects.
State Rep. Rex Damschroder of Fremont in northwestern Ohio took his name off the ballot last week after discovering that he failed to sign his declaration of candidacy the required number of times.
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.