Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
The Ohio House has unanimously passed a bill that bars schools from using the results of new proficiency tests being rolled out this school year to determine a student’s advancement to the next grade level.
Gov. John Kasich and the director of Ohio’s Medicaid program want enrollees making more than the federal poverty level to pay a $20 monthly premium.
The group behind a proposed marijuana legalization amendment has released more details about its plan, including where the regulated pot would be grown.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he wants to increase funding to lower-income schools and cut funding to more-affluent districts, but some education leaders say that’s now how his proposal necessarily plays out.
The Centers for Disease Control reports Ohio has the lowest rate of vaccinating children against measles in the country.
Federal officials say Ohio had more than 300 reported measles cases last year – more than any other state.
Gov. John Kasich is hinting at some proposals he’ll include in his upcoming budget, including what he calls a tax cut. But some state lawmakers are skeptical.
Tommy Thompson, the former Columbus resident who made history when he found what’s been described as the greatest lost treasure in American history, has been arrested in Florida.
In the coming weeks, state lawmakers are expected to take up two proposals to limit abortions in Ohio.
Jermonte Fletcher, one of the reported leaders of the notorious Short North Posse gang, has been the subject of a massive manhunt for more than a year since he and 21 others were charged with multiple drug offenses.