Officials estimate there are 30 to 40 thousand undocumented immigrants in Central Ohio who could be spared deportation under President Obama’s reform order.
Democrats in the Ohio House have elected a veteran state lawmaker with experience in both the House and Senate as their leader for the next legislative session.
Leaders in the Ohio General Assembly expect lawmakers to discuss bills dealing with redistricting, toxic algae blooms and execution drugs, and regulations on telephone companies and credit unions during the lame duck session.
Ohio high-schoolers beginning with the class of 2018 will see new graduation requirements and receive free college-admission testing under a legislative compromise heading toward approval.
A contentious bill delaying phase-in of Ohio’s renewable energy targets for two years has cleared the Republican-led state Legislature and is headed to GOP Gov. John Kasich.
Drivers might be surprised to hear that the ordinary action of flashing their headlights on the road could be considered illegal. Now, one lawmaker wants to clear the confusion.
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 city has become the first in the state to officially oppose â€œstand your groundâ€ legislation being considered at the Ohio house.
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.
A new bill at the Statehouse would mandate cities and townships to balance their budgets and maintain fully- funded municipal pension plans.
Ohio Senators are calling their new budget plan â€œa work in progressâ€ but they are touting it as a major improvement in funding for Ohioâ€™s public schools.