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The Columbus Dispatch
Bill to fix truancy, not punish it, passes Ohio House Helpful Links An effort to decriminalize truancy in Ohio and deal with the p
Bill to fix truancy, not punish it, passes Ohio House
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 13 minutes ago
Helpful Links An effort to decriminalize truancy in Ohio and deal with the problem before it reaches the courts passed the House on Wednesday with near-unanimous support. Schools would no... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
$3.5M in Butler County projects one step closer to approvalBill 310 passed through the Ohio Senate just eight days after it was introduced
$3.5M in Butler County projects one step closer to approval
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 hours ago
Bill 310 passed through the Ohio Senate just eight days after it was introduced on April 12, and passed through the Ohio House in just 10 days. Now it goes to Ohio Gov. John Kasich for his signature. Out of the entire General Assembly, only... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 6Ohio would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's p
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 6
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 hours ago
Ohio would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. CLEVELAND (AP) - A recording shows an Ohio man... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 5Ohio would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's p
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 5
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 hours ago
Ohio would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. CLEVELAND (AP) - A recording shows an Ohio man... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 4Ohio would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's p
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 4
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 9 hours ago
Ohio would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. CLEVELAND (AP) - A recording shows an Ohio man... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Five for Wednesday: Five stories to look for in the May 4 issue of The Daily JeffersonianMay 4 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian Published: May 4, 2016 6:00 AM 1) Penalt
Five for Wednesday: Five stories to look for in the May 4 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 12 hours ago
May 4 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian Published: May 4, 2016 6:00 AM 1) Penalties for killing police dogs to increase The Ohio House has launched hearings on legislation increasing penalties against those who purposely kill police dogs. House Bill... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Toking nixed, vaping OK in Ohio House medical-marijuana bill The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackl
Toking nixed, vaping OK in Ohio House medical-marijuana bill
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 16 hours ago
The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Ohioans could not... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandateuniversities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on constr
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandate
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
universities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on construction projects under a bill set for an Ohio House vote. A House committee approved restrictions on project labor agreements Tuesday after adding them to a bill... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budgetcapital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budget
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 18 hours ago
capital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and roads statewide is slated for a vote by the Ohio House. The spending plan was introduced last month after months of negotiations over the projects. State... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandateuniversities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on constr
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandate
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 19 hours ago
universities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on construction projects under a bill set for an Ohio House vote. A House committee approved restrictions on project labor agreements Tuesday after adding them to a bill... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budgetcapital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budget
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 19 hours ago
capital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and roads statewide is slated for a vote by the Ohio House. The spending plan was introduced last month after months of negotiations over the projects. State... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
At a glancewould let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presid
At a glance
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 19 hours ago
would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. The committee also scrapped a provision allowing... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandateuniversities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on constr
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandate
The Marietta Times / Posted 19 hours ago
universities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on construction projects under a bill set for an Ohio House vote. A House committee approved restrictions on project labor agreements Tuesday after adding them to a bill... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budgetcapital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budget
The Marietta Times / Posted 19 hours ago
capital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and roads statewide is slated for a vote by the Ohio House. The spending plan was introduced last month after months of negotiations over the projects. State... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandateuniversities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on constr
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandate
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
universities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on construction projects under a bill set for an Ohio House vote. A House committee approved restrictions on project labor agreements Tuesday after adding them to a bill... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budgetcapital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budget
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
capital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and roads statewide is slated for a vote by the Ohio House. The spending plan was introduced last month after months of negotiations over the projects. State... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budgetcapital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and
Ohio House to vote on $2.6 billion construction budget
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 hours ago
capital budget bill that funds a range of improvements to school buildings and roads statewide is slated for a vote by the Ohio House. The spending plan was introduced last month after months of negotiations over the projects. State... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandateuniversities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on constr
Ohio House panel OKs bill striking labor hiring mandate
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 20 hours ago
universities could no longer require the use of local unionized labor on construction projects under a bill set for an Ohio House vote. A House committee approved restrictions on project labor agreements Tuesday after adding them to a bill... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presid
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 20 hours ago
would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. The committee also scrapped a provision allowing... Read more
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The Times Leader
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presid
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017
The Times Leader / Posted 20 hours ago
would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. The committee also scrapped a provision allowing... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presid
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 20 hours ago
would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. The committee also scrapped a provision allowing... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presid
Ohio panel moves to delay online voter signup until 2017
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 23 hours ago
would let people register to vote online but not until after this fall's presidential election. A Republican-dominated Ohio House committee changed the bill's effective date on Tuesday to 2017. The committee also scrapped a provision allowing... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Group turns in petitions to place Columbus ward government on ballotSmith, another co-chair for Represent Columbus, is running as a Republican for
Group turns in petitions to place Columbus ward government on ballot
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Smith, another co-chair for Represent Columbus, is running as a Republican for the 18th District seat in the Ohio House of Representatives. “This isn’t about being a Republican or Democrat,” Smith said. “We feel strongly the voters... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Will Ohio see a transgender bathroom law? Not likelyrolled out its own policy, which allows people to use whichever restroom they f
Will Ohio see a transgender bathroom law? Not likely
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
rolled out its own policy, which allows people to use whichever restroom they feel comfortable using. Arch conservative Ohio House Rep. John Becker, of Cincinnati, was not happy with this development. In his Becker report, he wrote: There was... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio panel eyes changes to online voter registration billalong with other information. Currently, Ohio voters can update their addresse
Ohio panel eyes changes to online voter registration bill
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
along with other information. Currently, Ohio voters can update their addresses online but not register to vote. An Ohio House committee plans to hear testimony and possibly make changes to the bill on Tuesday. The Senate already has passed... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lindsay's Law Passes Through Senatenamed after former Miss Ohio, Lindsay Davis, who suffers from a heart condition
Lindsay's Law Passes Through Senate
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
named after former Miss Ohio, Lindsay Davis, who suffers from a heart condition and has made it her mission to raise awareness. The legislation has been passed in all fifty states and is now awaiting consideration by the Ohio House of Representativ... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio GOP braces for an open conventionsecurity and showed a united front for Ohio Gov. John Kasich, promising to stic
Ohio GOP braces for an open convention
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
security and showed a united front for Ohio Gov. John Kasich, promising to stick by Kasich through it all. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson will represent the state party on the RNC rules committee along with Kasich’s long-time... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio GOP braces for an open conventionsecurity and showed a united front for Ohio Gov. John Kasich, promising to stic
Ohio GOP braces for an open convention
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 5 days ago
security and showed a united front for Ohio Gov. John Kasich, promising to stick by Kasich through it all. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson will represent the state party on the RNC rules committee along with Kasich’s long-time... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
GOP finalizes Kasich-centric convention plansParty today formalized its Kasich-centric plans for the Republican National Con
GOP finalizes Kasich-centric convention plans
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Party today formalized its Kasich-centric plans for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on July 18-21. Former Ohio House Speaker Jo Ann Davidson, a former national party co-chair, and Don Thibaut, chief of staff to Gov. John Kasich... Read more
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The Hill
For Clinton, there's really only one choice for veepthe other in public administration. He has a long and scandal-free career in pu
For Clinton, there's really only one choice for veep
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
the other in public administration. He has a long and scandal-free career in public office, including eight years in the Ohio House of Representatives, eight years as Ohio's secretary of State, 14 years as member of the U.S. House of... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
AEP pushing re-regulation after blocked profit guaranteewilling to have a discussion to ensure we make a decision that is best for Ohio
AEP pushing re-regulation after blocked profit guarantee
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
willing to have a discussion to ensure we make a decision that is best for Ohio’s future," said Brad Miller, spokesman for Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, in an email. He added that the federal ruling was "another example of... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
State law loophole allows predator teachers to stay in classto make sure the data is properly tracked," said Andrew Brenner, Republican sta
State law loophole allows predator teachers to stay in class
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 5 days ago
to make sure the data is properly tracked," said Andrew Brenner, Republican state representative from Powell, chair of the Ohio House Education Committee. “It seems to me to be a failure at the local level primarily. If we're going to rely on the... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Boehner Says He's Never 'Worked With A More Miserable Son Of A Bitch' Than Cruzworked with. And they all had staffers. Plus there were some delegates. And th
Boehner Says He's Never 'Worked With A More Miserable Son Of A Bitch' Than Cruz
KPBS San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
worked with. And they all had staffers. Plus there were some delegates. And then there were the years Boehner spent in the Ohio House. And true, some of those Congress members left and came back, but you get the idea: Boehner has worked with... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Boehner Says He's Never 'Worked With A More Miserable Son Of A Bitch' Than Cruzworked with. And they all had staffers. Plus there were some delegates. And th
Boehner Says He's Never 'Worked With A More Miserable Son Of A Bitch' Than Cruz
KERA North Texas / Posted 6 days ago
worked with. And they all had staffers. Plus there were some delegates. And then there were the years Boehner spent in the Ohio House. And true, some of those Congress members left and came back, but you get the idea: Boehner has worked with... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kasich vetting VP candidates as Cruz announces Fiorina as running matea three-day sales tax holiday last August, looks like the temporary tax break w
Kasich vetting VP candidates as Cruz announces Fiorina as running mate
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
a three-day sales tax holiday last August, looks like the temporary tax break will return this summer,” Siegel writes. “The Ohio House voted 94-1 to reinstate the sales tax exemption for the first Friday-Sunday period in August, when parents and... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Five for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the April 28 issue of The Daily JeffersonianApril 28 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian Published: April 28, 2016 6:00 AM 1)
Five for Thursday: Five stories to look for in the April 28 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 6 days ago
April 28 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian Published: April 28, 2016 6:00 AM 1) Law provides notice of lead in water The Ohio House began hearings on legislation to provide faster notice to the public of lead contamination in drinking water.... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Stricken athletes to need medical clearance per bill… It’s not anything you want to deal with. It’s terrible.” SB 252 passed on a
Stricken athletes to need medical clearance per bill
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
… It’s not anything you want to deal with. It’s terrible.” SB 252 passed on a unanimous vote of 32-0 and heads to the Ohio House for further consideration. Among other provisions, the legislation would require youth athletes to review... Read more
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Salem News
Ohio patients push ballot over bill for medical marijuanasaid the measure should go forward even if state lawmakers pass a medical marij
Ohio patients push ballot over bill for medical marijuana
Salem News / Posted 6 days ago
said the measure should go forward even if state lawmakers pass a medical marijuana bill that's been fast-tracked in the Ohio House. The mother, Dana Kovach, of St. Clairsville, said that she had high hopes for the legislation but that final... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Ohio patients push ballot over bill for medical marijuanasaid the measure should go forward even if state lawmakers pass a medical marij
Ohio patients push ballot over bill for medical marijuana
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
said the measure should go forward even if state lawmakers pass a medical marijuana bill that's been fast-tracked in the Ohio House. The mother, Dana Kovach, of St. Clairsville, said that she had high hopes for the legislation but that final... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Sales tax holiday coming again in Augustsupplies during a three-day sales tax holiday last August, looks like the tempo
Sales tax holiday coming again in August
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
supplies during a three-day sales tax holiday last August, looks like the temporary tax break will return this summer. The Ohio House voted 94-1 to reinstate the sales tax exemption for the first Friday-Sunday period in August, when parents and... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Medical pot backers want ballot voteto put a constitutional amendment before voters this fall. Patients and caregi
Medical pot backers want ballot vote
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
to put a constitutional amendment before voters this fall. Patients and caregivers said that the bill pending in the Ohio House doesn’t go far enough to protect them against losing jobs, will take too long to implement, prohibits home grow... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Medical pot backers want ballot voteto put a constitutional amendment before voters this fall. Patients and caregi
Medical pot backers want ballot vote
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
to put a constitutional amendment before voters this fall. Patients and caregivers said that the bill pending in the Ohio House doesn’t go far enough to protect them against losing jobs, will take too long to implement, prohibits home grow... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
At last: A real shot at challenging record denialsthe extra work, but cannot yet estimate how many or at what cost, said court cl
At last: A real shot at challenging record denials
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
the extra work, but cannot yet estimate how many or at what cost, said court clerk Mark Reed. Here’s hoping members of the Ohio House and Gov. John Kasich also see the wisdom of leveling the playing field and granting Ohioans a better chance to... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio patients push ballot over bill for medical marijuanasaid the measure should go forward even if state lawmakers pass a medical marij
Ohio patients push ballot over bill for medical marijuana
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
said the measure should go forward even if state lawmakers pass a medical marijuana bill that's been fast-tracked in the Ohio House. The mother, Dana Kovach, of St. Clairsville, said that she had high hopes for the legislation but that final... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Patients plead for medical-marijuana reliefgroup needs 305,591 valid signatures by July 6 to qualify for the ballot. The
Patients plead for medical-marijuana relief
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
group needs 305,591 valid signatures by July 6 to qualify for the ballot. The group is critical of a bill pending in the Ohio House of Representatives to legalize medical marijuana, citing "numerous shortcomings" that it says will create... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Ohio Senate president: Enhance access to public recordsthe taxpayer had cheaper alternatives available to him. Mr. Faber, in his fina
Ohio Senate president: Enhance access to public records
The Toledo Blade / Posted 7 days ago
the taxpayer had cheaper alternatives available to him. Mr. Faber, in his final year in the Senate, hopes to jump to the Ohio House next year. But that is largely seen as a temporary move. He is expected to make a run for statewide office in... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 9:50 a.m. EDThas scheduled a Statehouse news conference on Wednesday to discuss his bill. C
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 9:50 a.m. EDT
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
has scheduled a Statehouse news conference on Wednesday to discuss his bill. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Republicans in the Ohio House are shuffling leaders after two term-limited representatives stepped down from their caucus positions. House... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio may increase beer capunder certain circumstances, but the proposal to raise the alcohol cap was atta
Ohio may increase beer cap
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 7 days ago
under certain circumstances, but the proposal to raise the alcohol cap was attached to the bill as an amendment in the Ohio House committee. The Ohio Senate may go a step further. Senate Chief of Staff Jason Mauk said late last week that state... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Ohio House GOP shifts leadership positions after 2 step downCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in the Ohio House are shuffling leaders after
Ohio House GOP shifts leadership positions after 2 step down
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in the Ohio House are shuffling leaders after two term-limited representatives stepped down from their caucus positions. House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger says Rep. Kirk Schuring of Canton will serve as majority floor... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ohio House GOP shifts leadership positions after 2 step downCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in the Ohio House are shuffling leaders after
Ohio House GOP shifts leadership positions after 2 step down
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in the Ohio House are shuffling leaders after two term-limited representatives stepped down from their caucus positions. House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger says Rep. Kirk Schuring of Canton will serve as majority floor... Read more
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