Ohio Politics

Ohio wants 4,700 educators back in fingerprint-check system

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The Ohio Department of Education says it doesn't have authority to force some educators to be fingerprinted again.Read more

Ohio Statehouse to mark anniversary of Lincoln's repose

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The 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery A will fire a cannon on the statehouse grounds Friday.Read more

House budget pumps $170M into solving Ohio's opiate epidemic

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A plan unveiled Tuesday by majority House Republicans includes funding for a smartphone app, a 24-hour hotline and other inventive ways to tackle Ohio's opioid crisis...Read more

Central Ohio lawmaker resigns to focus on business, family

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The House Democratic Caucus expects a screening panel to choose Bishoff's replacement in the coming weeks.Read more

Gov. Kasich on new book "Two Paths," 2016 race and unity

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Kasich's "Two Paths: America Divided or United" is being published Tuesday.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | April 9, 2017

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This week: The military strikes on Syria and looking back at the State of the State Address.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | April 2, 2017

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This week: Gun control in Ohio and Columbus bans conversion therapy.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | April 23, 2017

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This week: Ohio's battle against overdoses and budgeting your taxes.Read more

Senate leader leaves post in Ohio to pursue governorship

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Sen. Schiavoni is one of three Democrats in the 2018 governor's race so far.Read more

Ohio police want traffic cameras back despite state restrictions

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The city of Dayton says new restrictions make the cameras too expensive to operate. Read more

Ohio governor candidate favors mandatory K-12 drug education

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State reports show over 3,000 Ohioans died of drug overdoes in 2015.Read more

Ohio expands new program in southern counties to help children of addicts

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State Attorney General Mike DeWine, a Republican, announced Tuesday that four hard-hit counties in southern Ohio have been added to the 14 originally slated to...Read more

Gov. Kasich named featured guest at live town hall on CNN

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The town hall event will come hours before Governor John Kasich's book hits shelves.Read more

Potential gubernatorial candidates' driving records reviewed

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None of those reviewed had impaired driving charges on their records. Read more

Ohio House to keep office for families of special needs kids

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The office in question serves nearly 40,000 Ohio children.Read more

State school board to discuss Ohio graduation requirements

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The requirements outline three paths to earn a diploma: through college entrance exams, or through points systems for end-of-course exams and career-readiness. The work...Read more