Ohio Politics

Face The State with Scott Light | February 18, 2018

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This week on Face The State with Scott Light, our panel looks at civility in politics as we honor and remember two Westerville Police officers killed in the line of duty...Read more

Cordray accepts endorsement of 3rd former rival in Ohio race

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Ex-state Rep. Connie Pillich's anticipated withdrawal Wednesday left no woman leading a Democratic ticket.Read more

State lawmaker says new cabinet position would better align students with employers

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State Representative Bill Reineke (R-Tiffin) announced a realignment of the Ohio Department of Education and others to help graduates find employment.Read more

E-school, state take funding fight to Ohio Supreme Court

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The case's outcome will determine the survival of the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, and it also could have a broader impact on the oversight and funding...Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | February 11, 2018

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This week on Face The State our panel discusses redistricting, the Ohio Senate's debate over a death with dignity bill, and being critical of the government.Read more

Ohio GOP endorses Mike DeWine in governor's race

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The Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee voted Friday to endorse Mike DeWine for governor.Read more

Surprise twist as new Democrat joins Ohio governor's race

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Jon Heavey, of suburban Cleveland, was among the 2018 candidates who filed petitions by Wednesday's deadline. He's among eight Democrats now officially running to...Read more

How soon should schools contact parents if their kid isn't in class?

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House Bill 82 would require School Districts notify parents no later than 120 minutes after the school bell.Read more

Justices issue legal blows to 2 Ohio abortion clinics

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The Ohio Supreme Court delivered a pair of blows to abortion clinics in Toledo and Cleveland on Tuesday.Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | February 4, 2018

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This week on Face The State, calls for a resignation, Columbus's chances to land HQ2, and the deportation debate.Read more

Ohio Republican leader who made fun of sexual harassment claims asked to resign

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State Representative Bill Seitz says he has apologized and has no plans to resign.Read more

Gov. John Kasich says 'total clarity' needed on drug sales

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich says new rules are necessary for the companies that distribute drugs in the state.Read more

Ohio congressional delegates pitch Amazon on Columbus for second headquarters

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Ohio's congressional delegation is telling Amazon that the state capital, Columbus, is the best location for its second North American headquarters.Read more

Portman, Mandel back Ohio GOP Rep. Renacci for US Senate

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U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci faces Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons and Marysville family business owner Melissa Ackison for the Republican nomination.Read more

A look at candidates running for Ohio governor in 2018

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The following is a look at the line-ups in the Republican and Democratic primaries whose winners will face off this fall for the chance to succeed term-limited...Read more

Face The State with Scott Light | January 28, 2018

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This week on Face The State with Scott Light, two U.S. Representatives sit down with us to talk civility and politics, and the major issues impacting Central OhioRead more