Local Politics

Ohio bill would require teaching cursive writing in schools

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Some state lawmakers want to bring back cursive handwriting in class.Read more

Ohio lawmaker seeks ban on suspending young students

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An Ohio lawmaker is considering legislation to ban suspensions and expulsions of students in the third grade or younger unless a student threatens to harm.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | February 19, 2017

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This week: Breaking down Ohio's economy and the future of transportation.Read more

Ohio lawmakers want taxes on feminine products eliminated

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Lawmakers in Ohio have proposed a law that would remove sales taxes from feminine hygiene products.Read more

Gov. Kasich plans State of the State speech in Sandusky

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Kasich announced plans Monday to give the address on April 4 at the Sandusky State Theatre.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | February 12, 2017

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This week: The appointment of Betty DeVos and the sanctuary state debate.Read more

Gov. Kasich delays 8 executions during appeal

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has delayed eight executions as a court fight continues over the constitutionality of the state's lethal injection process.Read more

Ohio bill would allow protective orders for dating violence

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The bill would update current law which only recognizes violence between spouses, family members, those living together or family members for the purpose of seeking a protective order.Read more

Lawmakers announce changes in Ohio’s food benefits program to help curb fraud

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Auditor of State Dave Yost, Rep. Tim Schaffer and Sen. Matt Huffman will discuss new legislation designed to curb fraud in Ohio’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), also known as the food stamp programRead more

Organizers of Columbus anti-Trump march want to form own party

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The activist group that organized a massive anti-Trump march through downtown Columbus in late January hosted a Q& A session.Read more