Local Politics

Licking Heights, Southwest Licking issues pass according to unofficial results

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It appears two school bonds in Licking County have passed.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | September 17, 2017

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This week: The DACA debate, tax reform and climate change.Read more

Ohio Supreme Court hears dispute on abortion clinic closure

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The case involves one of several restrictions Ohio lawmakers have placed on abortion clinics in recent years.Read more

Columbus mother facing deportation allowed to go home

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Edith Espinal, 39, voluntarily appeared before the Immigration and Customs Enforcement and was not detained.Read more

Kasich blasts Trump, invites immigrant 'dreamers' to Ohio

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Gov. Kasich called the DACA program a "simple moral issue" that can't be solved by political extremists on both sides of the aisle, but instead crafted by "common sense...Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | September 3, 2017

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This week: Governor Kasich in Ohio, author J.D. Vance's "Hillbilly Elegy" and moving to college.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | August 27, 2017

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This week: Confederate statue debate, presidential unity and opioids in Ohio.Read more

Governors' health care plan urges stabilizing markets

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The recommendation is part of a compromise plan that's designed to be palatable to both parties. It was endorsed by six other governors.Read more

Lawmaker to Consumer head Cordray: State 'political ambitions'

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Democrat Richard Cordray is facing increasing pressure to announce his intentions in next year's race for Ohio governor.Read more

RNC votes to condemn white supremacists over groans of some

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And while the vote was unanimous, some members had grumbled the resolution was unnecessary and reflected unnecessary defensiveness.Read more