Ohio Politics

Rep. Jim Jordan interviewed in doctor sex abuse inquiry

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U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan, who used to coach wrestling at Ohio State University, was interviewed by a law firm investigating allegations that a now-dead team doctor sexually...Read more

Gov. Kasich dedicates new state park named for Jesse Owens

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Kasich announced the creation of the park earlier this year in his final State of the State speech.Read more

Belmont County GOP party chairman resigns after Trump-Putin meeting

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Belmont County Republican Party Chairman Chris Gagin has resigned from his position.Read more

Judge rules bump stock ban in Columbus unconstitutional

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A citywide ban of bump stocks in Columbus has been ruled unconstitutional by a judge in Franklin County.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | July 15, 2018

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This week: Special election in Ohio 12th District and Kasich's last lapRead more

Pelosi says Jordan should have known about OSU wrestlers' abuse

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Pelosi says, "By his own standard, he should have known."Read more

Thousands rally at Ohio Statehouse for solution to pension crisis

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At issue are the financial effects on retirees, workers, small businesses and taxpayers of the potential failure of pension plans guaranteed by the federal government.Read more

Gas prices could increase to help fund road, bridge repairs

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In February, President Donald Trump endorsed the idea of a 25 cent-per-gallon tax increase that would be phased in over five years.Read more

Candidates for Ohio governor square off at same event

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The two men running for Governor of Ohio - Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine and Democrat Richard Cordray - see a different path for the future of the state.Read more

Ohioans can start casting votes in special House election

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Ohio voters can start casting ballots in next month's special election.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | July 8, 2018

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This week: Accusations against an Ohio Congressman, the impact of tariffs and unions in Ohio.Read more

Hundreds of courts skip governor's background check survey

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Gov. John Kasich sought the information in an April order as part of his broader bipartisan effort to improve Ohio's gun laws.Read more

Gov. Kasich orders flags lowered to honor slain journalists

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Governor Kasich on Tuesday ordered that the U.S. and Ohio flags be flown at half-staff until sunset Tuesday.Read more

Face the State with Scott Light | July 1, 2018

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This week: Travel ban ruling.Read more

Ohio Senate votes to strengthen distracted driving penalties

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House Bill 95 makes distracted driving a secondary offense that can result in a fine of up to $100.Read more

Ohio lawmakers consider giving schools option to arm teachers

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House Bill 703 would expand concealed carry rights.Read more