Republicans in the Ohio Senate are pushing for colleges to cut students’ costs by 5 percent and want the state to set up a drug prison where addicted inmates can get treatment.
Thereâ€™s a push to implement a â€œStand Your Groundâ€ self-defense law in Ohio. Itâ€™s a lethal self-defense provision discussed at length after the death of Trayvon Martin in Florida. But some leaders fear the proposal would only increase violence in Ohio.
A group of black lawmakers in Ohio is circulating petitions to help keep a stand-your-ground proposal from being passed in the state.