Cuyahoga County Reform

Ohio Senator Portman urges stop to 'Obamacare'

11:32 AM, Oct 24, 2013

Ohio U.S. senator says website woes more evidence that President Barack Obama's health care overhaul should be halted

Cleveland: Port to offer direct cargo service to Europe

6:35 PM, Oct 22, 2013

The Port of Cleveland may soon offer direct cargo service to Europe.

Perspective: Ohio Medicaid vote mirrors shutdown/deficit fight

1:22 PM, Oct 22, 2013

Ohio's Medicaid vote similar to federal shutdown/deficit fight.

Medicaid vote to face legal, legislative pushback

10:28 AM, Oct 22, 2013

Legal and legislative challenges loom in Ohio after a board vote to fund an expansion of the Medicaid health program to cover thousands more residents.

Columbus: Medicaid expansion approved

5:28 PM, Oct 21, 2013

By a 5-2 vote, the State Controlling Board has authorized the expansion of Medicaid.

City of Lorain released from fiscal watch

4:31 PM, Oct 21, 2013

The City of Lorain has been released from fiscal watch.

Between the Lines: Medicaid vote, Mandel's letter, Chief Wahoo

4:40 PM, Oct 20, 2013

Topics are Monday's Medicaid vote, Josh Mandel's helping "coincidence" and Chief Wahoo's future.


Ohio gay marriage judge respected by colleagues

1:08 PM, Oct 20, 2013

A federal judge who recently ordered the out-of-state marriages of two gay couples has infuriated some conservatives.  

Local group works to legalize marijuana

8:52 AM, Oct 20, 2013

Should we legalize pot, or not? The hot button issue is now blazing in Ohio

Cleveland: Kasich "optimistic" about Medicaid vote

10:00 AM, Oct 19, 2013

There's a crucial vote Monday that's important to 275,000 struggling Ohioans and to Governor John Kasich.

Court puts Akron Council candidate back on ballot

2:26 PM, Oct 18, 2013

The Court also found it "troubling" that the Board of Elections failed to hold a hearing on the matter.

Concerns over voting location in Nordonia Hills school

8:10 PM, Oct 17, 2013

Parents at Lee Eaton Elementary School concerned about safety on Election Day.

Cleveland | Federal workers glad to be back

5:40 PM, Oct 17, 2013

NASA, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, CVNP and other workers back on the job.

Obama: Americans 'fed up' with Washington

12:39 PM, Oct 17, 2013

President Obama said Thursday there have been "no winners" in the government shutdown dispute

Cleveland: Councilman Cimperman facing ethics issue

6:37 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Cleveland Councilman Joe Cimperman is facing ethics questions.

Government Shutdown | 'Pop Quiz'

6:02 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Channel 3's Erin Kennedy gave people a "Shutdown Pop Quiz."

AP sources: Boehner, top GOP to vote for deal

5:56 PM, Oct 16, 2013

Officials said Wednesday that the leaders made their intentions clear at a closed-door meeting of rank and file Republicans.

Senate leaders reach deal to end shutdown

2:49 PM, Oct 16, 2013

The Senate's top two leaders announced a bipartisan deal Wednesday to reopen the federal government

Shutdown Day 16: Default deadline looms

11:13 AM, Oct 16, 2013

A list of things you should know about the shutdown and debt limit.

GOP House to vote Tuesday night on budget bill

3:59 PM, Oct 15, 2013

Spokesman for Speaker John Boehner says the House will vote Tuesday night on legislation

Beachwood mayoral debate set for tonight

2:42 PM, Oct 15, 2013

Cuyahoga County Library, CJN host mayoral debate at 7 p.m. tonight (Oct. 15) at library's Beachwood branch

Ravenna Township discusses railroad crossing

6:25 AM, Oct 15, 2013

Ravenna Trustees to meet about railroad safety at crossing where 15-year-old girl was killed.

Obama meeting with congressional leaders postponed

2:36 PM, Oct 14, 2013

Postponed to give Senate leaders more time to resolve a standoff over the nation's debt, partial government shutdown.

DC crowd pushes through barriers to WWII memorial

11:13 AM, Oct 13, 2013

A crowd has converged on the World War II Memorial on the National Mall, pushing through barriers to protest the memorial's closing under the government shutdown.

Between the Lines: Metroparks ballot issue

10:10 AM, Oct 13, 2013

How will Cleveland Metroparks spend the money it's seeking from voters?


Social Security raise to be among lowest in years

8:12 AM, Oct 13, 2013

For the second straight year, millions of Social Security recipients, disabled veterans and federal retirees can expect historically small increases in their benefits come January.

Senate blocks 15-month debt ceiling extension

2:01 PM, Oct 12, 2013

The Senate came 7 votes shy Saturday of approving a measure to extend the debt ceiling by 15 months.

Feds to reopen refuge areas used to hunt waterfowl

9:15 AM, Oct 12, 2013

 The Fish and Wildlife Service says it is reopening 3 million acres in wildlife refuges to allow hunting of pheasants and waterfowl.

During shutdown, congressional pay strikes a nerve

8:48 AM, Oct 12, 2013

Take the money or not? That's the question many members of Congress are struggling with during the government shutdown.