Local Politics

Face the State with Scott Light | May 27, 2018

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This week: Women in politicsRead more

ACLU sues Ohio governor and secretary of state over congressional districts

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The ACLU has filed a constitutional challenge to Ohio's congressional map, using Republican Gov. John Kasich's statements opposing gerrymandering as ammunition....Read more

Race to replace Ohio speaker who resigned hits another snag

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Efforts to replace the Ohio House speaker who resigned last month amid questions by the FBI surrounding his activities have hit another snag.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | May 20, 2018

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This week: Governor John Kasich lays out big plans & Payday Lending LegislationRead more

DeWine urges Ohio lawmakers to act swiftly on sports betting

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is urging state lawmakers to get in front of a potential ballot issue by legalizing sports betting.Read more

Gov. Kasich announces new office to help legal immigrants in Ohio

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Kasich says the Office of Opportunities for New Americans and the New Americans Advisory Committee will help break down state government barriers to finding jobs.Read more

Columbus passes "common sense" gun laws; organizations look at possible legal action

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Columbus City Council says "common sense" gun laws are for the better of the city. However, not everyone agrees.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | May 13, 2018

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This week: Breaking down the May primary and Issue One.Read more

Audit: ECOT inflated time students spent learning

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Ohio's auditor says the state's then-largest online charter school inflated the amount of time students spent learning by failing to deduct the time students were...Read more

Gov. Kasich orders all Ohio roads open to smart vehicle testing

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The order extends Kasich's efforts to make Ohio a hub of smart vehicle research and development.Read more