Ohio Politics

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

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

State lawmaker backed by Tiberi wins GOP nod for House seat

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A state senator backed by former U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi will face off for the retired congressman's old seat against a county recorder from central Ohio based, based on...Read more

Ex-Ohio State, NFL player Gonzalez wins GOP US House primary

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A former Ohio State University football star has won the Republican nomination in the race to succeed Rep. Jim Renacci in Ohio's U.S. House District 16.Read more

Trump-backed Renacci wins primary to face Sen. Sherrod Brown

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U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, bolstered by the backing of President Donald Trump, won Tuesday's Republican primary to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown in Ohio this...Read more

Issue 1 passes, paves way to redraw congressional districts in Ohio

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Ohio voters have overwhelmingly approved a constitutional amendment that will change the way the battleground state draws congressional districts.Read more