Ohio Politics

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

FBI raids house, storage unit of former Ohio House speaker

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Federal agents searched former Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's southwest Ohio home and a nearby storage unit Wednesday.Read more

Gov. Kasich to address graduates of Harvard Kennedy School

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich is delivering the spring graduation address at the Harvard Kennedy School.Read more

Ohio GOP's Ryan Smith eyes speaker nod; timing questioned

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Republicans appeared poised to elect former House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's hand-picked successor to lead the scandal-scarred chamber through the end of the year. That...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

State board certifies Ohio marijuana legalization petition

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A state board has certified a petition for another proposed Ohio ballot initiative to legalize recreational marijuana.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

Ohio lawmaker proposes tax credit to help students pay loan debt

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The Ohio Learn Tax would be for students who attend an Ohio college.Read 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

Kasich says he will 'definitely' vote for Mike DeWine

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The outgoing Republican governor announced his position at a Michigan Press Association event in East Lansing.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

Ohio Attorney General certifies marijuana legalization petition

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The petition language certified by Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine on Thursday would keep the state's medical marijuana program in place.Read more

Ohio bill would increase penalties for drivers who pass stopped school buses

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A bill has been introduced to deter drivers from passing buses while they load and unload students in Ohio.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

Cordray expects negative campaign, says he'll respond if provoked

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Democrat Richard Cordray says his top priority if elected Governor is to bring jobs to the state.Read more