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The Hill
Portman attacks Strickland’s record as governor in new round of adslost his reelection bid to current Gov. John Kasich in 2010. Polls show Portma
Portman attacks Strickland’s record as governor in new round of ads
The Hill / Posted 14 hours ago
lost his reelection bid to current Gov. John Kasich in 2010. Polls show Portman and Strickland locked in a tight race for Ohio Senate. A Public Policy Polling survey released Monday found each candidate taking 38 percent support, with 23 percent... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Local brewers support effort to raise Ohio’s beer alcohol capopportunity with the A1C permits that we have, the rest of the country is sort
Local brewers support effort to raise Ohio’s beer alcohol cap
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 3 days ago
opportunity with the A1C permits that we have, the rest of the country is sort of ahead of the game in the ABV area.” The Ohio Senate may take the bill a step further. Senate Chief of Staff Jason Mauk said late last week that state senators may... Read more
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WLWT-TV Cincinnati
Ohio proposed bill could bring relief to new momsthey have implemented this leave on their own," Kuhn said. Kuhn said the plan
Ohio proposed bill could bring relief to new moms
WLWT-TV Cincinnati / Posted 4 days ago
they have implemented this leave on their own," Kuhn said. Kuhn said the plan would be a win-win, creating a higher morale and encouraging employees to stay with their companies. House Bill 511 will undergo further consideration in the Ohio Sen... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
State law loophole allows predator teachers to stay in classwe're going to have a lot of kids falling through the cracks,. said Peggy Lehne
State law loophole allows predator teachers to stay in class
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
we're going to have a lot of kids falling through the cracks,. said Peggy Lehner, Republican state senator leading the Ohio Senate Education Committee, when shown 10 Investigates findings.WHAT PARENTS CAN DO The Ohio Department of Education... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kasich vetting VP candidates as Cruz announces Fiorina as running matebid in the 2000 election cycle. “People around the state think he’d be a strong
Kasich vetting VP candidates as Cruz announces Fiorina as running mate
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
bid in the 2000 election cycle. “People around the state think he’d be a strong candidate.” Public record problems? Ohio Senate President Keith Faber wants to help. “Arguing that legal costs shouldn't stop Ohioans from gaining access to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Stricken athletes to need medical clearance per billcleared by doctors or other medical professionals before returning to the playi
Stricken athletes to need medical clearance per bill
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 4 days ago
cleared by doctors or other medical professionals before returning to the playing field, under legislation approved by the Ohio Senate Wednesday. SB 252 also includes training and informational requirements aimed at drawing increased attention to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
At last: A real shot at challenging record denialsOhio Senate President Keith Faber today trotted out a solution to the longest-l
At last: A real shot at challenging record denials
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Ohio Senate President Keith Faber today trotted out a solution to the longest-lingering weakness of Ohio’s public records laws -- a cheap and speedy mechanism for average Ohioans to leverage loose denied records. Faber, R-Medina, proposes to allow... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Ohio Senate president: Enhance access to public records COLUMBUS — In what could be the first program of its kind in the nation, Ohio
Ohio Senate president: Enhance access to public records
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBUS — In what could be the first program of its kind in the nation, Ohio’s Senate president today proposed giving taxpayers a faster route to binding court decisions resolving disputes... 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. EDTchildren. Court records list no attorney for Rodriguez, who was jailed. COLUMB
Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 9:50 a.m. EDT
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
children. Court records list no attorney for Rodriguez, who was jailed. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The leader of the Ohio Senate says he's planning to introduce legislation that addresses disputes over public records. Senate President Keith... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio may increase beer capbut the proposal to raise the alcohol cap was attached to the bill as an amendm
Ohio may increase beer cap
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 5 days ago
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 senators may seek to amend... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio bill expected to address public records disputesCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The leader of the Ohio Senate says he's planning to intro
Ohio bill expected to address public records disputes
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The leader of the Ohio Senate says he's planning to introduce legislation that addresses disputes over public records. Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur), a Celina (suh-LEYE'-nuh) Republican, has scheduled a Statehouse... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Goddard’s Law has third hearing in Ohio senateLaw" passed by the legislature. Dick was joined by representatives from PAWS O
Goddard’s Law has third hearing in Ohio senate
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 6 days ago
Law" passed by the legislature. Dick was joined by representatives from PAWS Ohio for a third hearing on the bill in the Ohio senate. Debate on the law was heard from both sides. If it goes through, the bill would make certain acts of animal... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio legislation would explicitly make bestiality a criminal offensecruelty is a misdemeanor offense in Ohio, it is one of several states to lack a
Ohio legislation would explicitly make bestiality a criminal offense
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
cruelty is a misdemeanor offense in Ohio, it is one of several states to lack a law specifically against bestiality. Ohio Senate Bill 195, first proposed by Sen. Jim Hughes, a Republican from Upper Arlington, in June 2015 as a budget... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Latest campaign finance detailsCommittee for Poland Schools (pro-levy): Had, $9; contributions, $1,400; spent,
Latest campaign finance details
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 6 days ago
Committee for Poland Schools (pro-levy): Had, $9; contributions, $1,400; spent, $493; has, $916. TRUMBULL COUNTY 32ND OHIO SENATE DISTRICT Sean J. O’Brien# (D): Had, $44,915; contributions, $22,35; spent, $36,737; has, $30,528; in-kind,... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Brother’s mental illness influenced John Kasich’s outlooksuburb of Pittsburgh. John Kasich, 63, began a political career at age 26 as t
Brother’s mental illness influenced John Kasich’s outlook
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
suburb of Pittsburgh. John Kasich, 63, began a political career at age 26 as the youngest person ever elected to the Ohio Senate. Rick Kasich, who once hoped to be a lawyer, suffered a breakdown at Penn State, he said, and ended up washing... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
Ohio Senate weighs shielding violence victims' address info COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate is continuing debate of legislation tha
Ohio Senate weighs shielding violence victims' address info
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate is continuing debate of legislation that would shield the addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes from use by government... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio Senate weighs shielding violence victims' address infoCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Senate is continuing debate of legislation that
Ohio Senate weighs shielding violence victims' address info
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Senate is continuing debate of legislation that would shield the addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes from use by government agencies. The bill before the State and Local Government... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Some say it's time for Kasich to come homeShannon Jones, a Warren County Republican, said, “Governors are capable of walk
Some say it's time for Kasich to come home
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
Shannon Jones, a Warren County Republican, said, “Governors are capable of walking and chewing gum at the same time.” And Ohio Senate President Keith Faber, R-Celina, said he has “ regular conversations with (Kasich). And sometimes those... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kasich team researching every single delegate for convention battle2016 convention will be different in many ways from the 1976 contest. The most
Kasich team researching every single delegate for convention battle
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
2016 convention will be different in many ways from the 1976 contest. The most obvious: Back in the day, Kasich was a young Ohio Senate aide pressed into service by Black to help corral delegates for Reagan. Another factor: Ford was able to offer... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Bill holds e-schools accountableDEAR EDITOR: The public needs to know about a critical online school (e-school
Bill holds e-schools accountable
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
DEAR EDITOR: The public needs to know about a critical online school (e-school) reform bill in the Ohio Senate. The bill, S.B. 298, would require Ohio's online schools to accurately track each student's login times. Why does this matter? Online... Read more
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The Times Leader
Bill sets disabilities awareness monthI am writing this letter to pledge my support for (Ohio) Senate Bill 130. This
Bill sets disabilities awareness month
The Times Leader / Posted 9 days ago
I am writing this letter to pledge my support for (Ohio) Senate Bill 130. This is a bipartisan bill that formally designates October as "Disability History and Awareness Month" for Ohio. The bill further states that Ohio schools in October should... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Community comes together for firefighter battling cancerand a Luke Bryan concert bus package for 10 people. Firefighters are more like
Community comes together for firefighter battling cancer
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 days ago
and a Luke Bryan concert bus package for 10 people. Firefighters are more likely than the general public to get cancer and Ohio Senate Bill 27 would provide all firefighters in the state of Ohio with workers compensation if they face a cancer... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Details about Warren County cheetah attraction revealeda tourist attraction featuring fleet cheetahs are taking shape in Warren County
Details about Warren County cheetah attraction revealed
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 days ago
a tourist attraction featuring fleet cheetahs are taking shape in Warren County. Detailed plans were revealed last week after S.B. 310, the state capital budget bill, was introduced in the Ohio Senate last week and included $250,000 for the proj... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Details about Warren County cheetah attraction revealeda tourist attraction featuring fleet cheetahs are taking shape in Warren County
Details about Warren County cheetah attraction revealed
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 days ago
a tourist attraction featuring fleet cheetahs are taking shape in Warren County. Detailed plans were revealed last week after S.B. 310, the state capital budget bill, was introduced in the Ohio Senate last week and included $250,000 for the proj... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
E-schools require more oversightof students’ futures are at stake. This is no time for the public or the press
E-schools require more oversight
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
of students’ futures are at stake. This is no time for the public or the press to shy away. There is a bill in the Ohio Senate that would help us fix this problem. Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni, D-Boardman, has introduced Senate Bill... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Bill would let Ohio distilleries open bars, ease bottle-shop salesreally shot off because of the taproom model that gave them instant revenue."
Bill would let Ohio distilleries open bars, ease bottle-shop sales
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
really shot off because of the taproom model that gave them instant revenue." The bill, which needs the approval of the Ohio Senate, is similar to a 2011 law that allowed craft breweries to open taprooms and serve their products and others.... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Ohio legislators may remove alcohol cap on beers sold in statehave to post a note of caution to customers warning them that the products sold
Ohio legislators may remove alcohol cap on beers sold in state
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 9 days ago
have to post a note of caution to customers warning them that the products sold may contain up to 15 percent ABV. The Ohio Senate may go a step further. Senate Chief of Staff Jason Mauk told our Columbus bureau reporter Laura Bischoff today,... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio legislators may remove alcohol cap on beers sold in statehave to post a note of caution to customers warning them that the products sold
Ohio legislators may remove alcohol cap on beers sold in state
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 9 days ago
have to post a note of caution to customers warning them that the products sold may contain up to 15 percent ABV. The Ohio Senate may go a step further. Senate Chief of Staff Jason Mauk told our Columbus bureau reporter Laura Bischoff today,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Parents, patients advocate to legalize medical marijuana in Ohiosmoke medicine in the U.S.," Criss said. State Rep. Kirk Schuring, R-Canton, c
Parents, patients advocate to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
smoke medicine in the U.S.," Criss said. State Rep. Kirk Schuring, R-Canton, chairman of the committee, said he hopes the panel will approve the legislation next week, sending it to the Ohio Senate for further hearings. ajohnson@dispatch.com@oh... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
$14M OK’d for 250-bed inmate treatment site COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $2.6 billio
$14M OK’d for 250-bed inmate treatment site
The Toledo Blade / Posted 12 days ago
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a $2.6 billion, two-year capital budget of bricks-and-mortar projects across the state that holds $14 million for a new 250-bed Lucas County... Read more
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Washington Post
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial boardone lady, [Ohio State Sen. Capri] Cafaro, she actually was a supporter of mine,
A transcript of John Kasich’s interview with The Washington Post editorial board
Washington Post / Posted 12 days ago
one lady, [Ohio State Sen. Capri] Cafaro, she actually was a supporter of mine, she was a former Democrat leader of the Ohio Senate, of the Democratic Party, she said she has an idea around this that she thinks might work. I am willing to look... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ohio House lawmakers pass bill to stiffen murder penalties Published: April 18, 2016 11:00 AM COLUMBUS (AP) -- The Ohio Senate is expect
Ohio House lawmakers pass bill to stiffen murder penalties
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 14 days ago
Published: April 18, 2016 11:00 AM COLUMBUS (AP) -- The Ohio Senate is expected to begin consideration of a bill to stiffen mandatory sentences for convicted murderers after the House... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Major West Chester projects linked by proximity, missionsstate funds for the two projects – as part of a proposed $2.6 billion capital b
Major West Chester projects linked by proximity, missions
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 14 days ago
state funds for the two projects – as part of a proposed $2.6 billion capital budget bill — are now being considered by the Ohio Senate, but state and local officials are optimistic, saying both projects make financial sense and merit funding. Joe... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Ohio House lawmakers pass bill to stiffen murder penalties Published: April 18, 2016 3:00 AM COLUMBUS (AP) -- The Ohio Senate is expecte
Ohio House lawmakers pass bill to stiffen murder penalties
The Alliance Review / Posted 14 days ago
Published: April 18, 2016 3:00 AM COLUMBUS (AP) -- The Ohio Senate is expected to begin consideration of a bill to stiffen mandatory sentences for convicted murderers after the House... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ohio bill raises murder minimums | TribLIVE Neighborhoods COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate is expected to begin con
Ohio bill raises murder minimums
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
| TribLIVE Neighborhoods COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate is expected to begin consideration of a bill to stiffen mandatory sentences for convicted murderers since the House approved its version of the legislation last... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Capitol Insider: Thousands of Ohioans live on less than $2 a daylaws being ridiculed by the governor as unnecessary, it makes one wonder why he
Capitol Insider: Thousands of Ohioans live on less than $2 a day
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
laws being ridiculed by the governor as unnecessary, it makes one wonder why he now thinks that prayer is unnecessary.” Ohio Senate spokesman John Fortney said that in years when the event was held in the Statehouse, the House and Senate... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Redistricting should be nonpartisan issuehas stalled. The Capitol Insider item "GOP legislators not embracing Kasich's
Redistricting should be nonpartisan issue
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 15 days ago
has stalled. The Capitol Insider item "GOP legislators not embracing Kasich's ideas"in the April 10 Dispatch noted that Ohio Senate President Keith Faber, R-Celina, doesn’t see redistricting reform as a priority. It’s appalling that a... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Bill extends prison timeyears to the parole eligibility for people convicted of aggravated murder. The
Bill extends prison time
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
years to the parole eligibility for people convicted of aggravated murder. The bill, which now moves onto lawmakers in the Ohio Senate, increases parole eligibility to 35, 40, 45, 50 or 55 years, compared to what judges can impose now - 20, 25 or... Read more
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Roll Call
Reid: GOP is Throwing Vulnerable Incumbents Under the BusRepublicans facing difficult re-election races. The Democratic poll conducted
Reid: GOP is Throwing Vulnerable Incumbents Under the Bus
Roll Call / Posted 17 days ago
Republicans facing difficult re-election races. The Democratic poll conducted by Hart Research Associates found the Ohio Senate race was effectively tied, with Portman leading former Democratic governor, Ted Strickland, 47 percent to 45... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Flushing state dollars down the toilet? Depends on your outlookcommittee to submit projects for money from the capital fund not from their dis
Flushing state dollars down the toilet? Depends on your outlook
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
committee to submit projects for money from the capital fund not from their districts, said John Fortney, spokesman for the Ohio Senate Majority Caucus. Also, state House members and the governor’s office submit requests for funding, he said. “If... Read more
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The Times Leader
Fund the researchincrease funding for Type I diabetes research. The resolution was overwhelming
Fund the research
The Times Leader / Posted 18 days ago
increase funding for Type I diabetes research. The resolution was overwhelmingly approved by both the Ohio House and the Ohio Senate, so it will be sent on to Congress, as well as to each member of the Buckeye State's congressional delegation to... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Mahoning County roads to be named for fallen military menTrumbull and Columbiana counties would be named in memory of fallen military me
Mahoning County roads to be named for fallen military men
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
Trumbull and Columbiana counties would be named in memory of fallen military men, under legislation finalized by the Ohio Senate. Senators unanimously concurred earlier this week on SB 182, which included more than two dozen road... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio Legislature takes up 4 billsfrom offering sexual orientation conversion therapy to children in the state, u
Ohio Legislature takes up 4 bills
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 18 days ago
from offering sexual orientation conversion therapy to children in the state, under legislation being considered in the Ohio Senate. SB 74 had its first hearing before the Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee. The bill isn’t expected to... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorablyCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorably
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a proposal to shut down Ohio's prison farms. Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) says the state isn't an efficient operator of farms and few inmates go into agriculture... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorablyCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorably
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a proposal to shut down Ohio's prison farms. Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) says the state isn't an efficient operator of farms and few inmates go into agriculture... Read more
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The Times Leader
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorablyCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorably
The Times Leader / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a proposal to shut down Ohio's prison farms. Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) says the state isn't an efficient operator of farms and few inmates go into agriculture... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorablyCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorably
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a proposal to shut down Ohio's prison farms. Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) says the state isn't an efficient operator of farms and few inmates go into agriculture... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorablyCOLUMBUS (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a propos
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorably
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBUS (AP) — The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a proposal to shut down Ohio’s prison farms. Senate President Keith Faber says the state isn’t an efficient operator of farms and few inmates go into agriculture upon... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorablyCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a
Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorably
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 19 days ago
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a proposal to shut down Ohio's prison farms. Senate President Keith Faber (FAY'-bur) says the state isn't an efficient operator of farms and few inmates go into agriculture... Read more
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The Hill
Freedom Partners Action Fund hits Strickland in Ohio web addigital ad knocking Portman as “the ultimate Washington insider.” Jobs and tra
Freedom Partners Action Fund hits Strickland in Ohio web ad
The Hill / Posted 19 days ago
digital ad knocking Portman as “the ultimate Washington insider.” Jobs and trade agreements have taken center stage in the Ohio Senate race and both candidates frequently lob attacks at one another over these issues. Strickland and Portman will... Read more
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