Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
The Ohio Senate is expected to consider a proposal to let schools take up to four additional calamity days this year, if they first use their five contingency days.
State senators have passed a resolution to renew a public works program that funds improvements to Ohio roads, bridges and other local infrastructure needs.
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.
A proposal to adjust Ohio’s renewable energy and efficiency mandates has stalled for a second time amid opposition from environmental and consumer interests and some majority Republican lawmakers.
A state senator in Ohio wants to create a new oversight body to keep growth in check within the Medicaid system.
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.
A state budget that revamps Ohio’s school funding system, cuts personal income taxes and adds new abortion restrictions has cleared both chambers of the legislature.
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.
A state budget that revamps Gov. John Kasich’s school funding proposal and restores small-business tax relief has cleared the Ohio Senate.