Ohio Politics

Ohio's high court strikes down traffic camera restrictions

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The state's highest court has twice previously ruled for cities on cameras.Read more

Ohio's high court strikes down traffic camera restrictions

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The Ohio Supreme Court has again upheld cities' use of traffic camera enforcement, striking down as unconstitutional legislative restrictions that included requiring a...Read more

Trump takes health care victory lap in Ohio

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Trump says at a Youngstown, Ohio, rally that Republicans are now one "step closer to liberating our citizens from this Obamacare nightmare and delivering great health...Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | July 23, 2017

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This week: health care debate, immigration, and presidential politics.Read more

Ohio victims' rights effort certified for fall ballot

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Ohio's elections chief has certified for the fall ballot a proposed constitutional amendment giving crime victims and their families the same rights as the accused.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | July 16, 2017

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This week: Education and tests scores, civility in politics and family health care.Read more

Medical marijuana businesses get clarification on Ohio law

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Next September, Medical Marijuana becomes legal to sell in Ohio.Read more

Vice Pres. Pence speaks at Ohio GOP dinner at the Ohio State University

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This will mark the Vice President's second visit to Ohio in less than a month.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | July 9, 2017

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This week: Ohio budget & Medicaid and education vetoes.Read more

Costs of Medicaid expansion in Ohio make lawmakers concerned

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Childless adults between 19-64 years of age qualify for Medicaid assuming they their incomes are less than $17,000/yr.Read more

Ohio House passes bill loosening gun penalties

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The House of Representatives passed a bill that removes penalties for carrying concealed weapons into prohibited areas.Read more

Ohio House declines to override Gov. Kasich's Medicaid veto

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The Ohio House has declined to call a vote to override Gov. John Kasich's veto to preserve Medicaid expansion.Read more

Prescription prices, victims' rights on tap for Ohio ballot

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A third measure overhauling the state's congressional map-making process will wait for 2018.Read more

Ohio Medicaid veto discussion begins Thursday

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If Republicans use their super majority and override the Governor's veto not to freeze Medicaid, 500,000 Ohioans could lose coverage.Read more

Kasich vetoes tax hike that would've sent money to counties

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Among the items vetoed by Gov. John Kasich in Ohio's new budget is a proposal to increase taxes on health insurers that would have sent money to counties and regional...Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | July 2, 2017

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This week: Ohio's budget debate and child health care in Ohio.Read more