Ohio Politics

Face The State with Scott Light | January 22, 2017

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This week: The Inauguration of Donald Trump and looking ahead to his first 100 days.Read more

Ohio National Guard sends 20 members as inauguration support

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The National Guard says members from about 40 states and territories are helping with the inauguration event.Read more

Thousands march in Columbus advocating for women's rights

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Thousands of men, women and children marched along West Broad Street as part of a local collaboration with the Women's March on Washington. Read more

John Kasich, still an anti-Trump holdout, faces fading influence

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“The governor faces some unusual political problems because of the fallout of the presidential election,” said John Green, of the University of Akron’s Bliss Institute.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | January 15, 2017

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This week: Democrats looking to change in 2017 and Trump's first press conference since winning the election.Read more

Kasich outlines 2017 vision in face of budget shortfall

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Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that he is creating a position for a chief innovation officer to pursue and oversee developments in emerging technologies.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | January 8, 2017

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This week on Face The State with Scott Light changes in Ohio's Republican Party and what will happen to insurance coverage.Read more

Trump pick becomes chairwoman of Ohio GOP, ousts incumbent

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Matt Borges' decision to stand down came after two rounds of voting ended in a deadlockRead more

Ohio becomes 1st state to ban plywood on vacant properties

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The state became the first in the nation this week to outlaw the use of plywood on properties certified as vacant and abandoned.Read more

Ohio Supreme Court delays serial killer's execution date

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The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to delay the execution date for a Cleveland man convicted of killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home.Read more

Kasich didn't support Trump but will attend his inauguration

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Gov. Kasich plans to attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump as his fellow Republican takes office in two weeks.Read more

Gov. Kasich signs "Annie's Law" bill to help limit drunk driving deaths

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The bill will increase the use of ignition interlock systems for drunk drivers.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | January 1, 2017

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This week: Looking back at 2016 and ahead to 2017.Read more

Local small businesses adding paid family leave for employees

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The debate over paid family leave played out in the recent presidential campaign, but some Columbus businesses aren't waiting for the government.Read more

Gov. Kasich's veto of 6-week abortion ban stands

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Ohio lawmakers will not meet before the year-end deadline to override any of Governor John Kasich's vetoes.Read more

Governor Kasich vetoes bill making renewable mandates optional

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich's has vetoed a bill that would have made compliance with the state's renewable energy mandates optional for the next three years.Read more