Ohio Politics

Ohio offers veterans posts legal gaming option

4:01 PM, Oct 28, 2013

Ohio Lottery has developed a video-style game alternative to illegal electronic raffle games offered by veterans and fraternal posts

Ohio grant recipients fell short of job promises

5:05 AM, Oct 28, 2013

A newspaper investigation of Ohio's public job-creation efforts has found companies receiving state money failed to bring thousands of promised positions.

Between the Lines: Medicaid court fight, councilman's voting record, missing teachers

11:29 AM, Oct 27, 2013

Medicaid court fight, a councilman's voting record and missing teachers are topics.


Ohio GOP Senate leaders want income tax cut

11:46 AM, Oct 26, 2013

Republican leaders in the Ohio Senate want savings from a Medicaid program expansion to finance a 4 percent state income tax cut.

Ohio bill taps open-container law to get development brewing

11:35 AM, Oct 25, 2013

Better known for loosening inhibitions, booze may soon be used to lubricate the wheels of economic development in some Ohio communities.

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

5:40 PM, Oct 20, 2013

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

Ohio hunters get 8 new counties to pursue turkeys

2:15 PM, Oct 20, 2013

Ohio hunters have eight new counties where they can pursue wild turkeys this season.

Feds to reopen refuge areas used to hunt waterfowl

10:15 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.

ACLU sues in Cuyahoga County over abortion limits in Ohio budget

12:32 PM, Oct 9, 2013

New lawsuit challenges three contentious abortion-related provisions of Ohio's two-year budget

Third party ballot access bill clears Ohio Senate, Turner responds

2:33 PM, Oct 8, 2013

Ohio senators have cleared a bill that would set new requirements for third parties to appear on ballots

Monday is last day to register to vote in November

2:03 PM, Oct 7, 2013

Deadline to register to vote for the upcoming Nov. 5 General Election is TODAY (Monday, October 7)

Bill would make 'Sloopy' Ohio's official rock song

10:43 AM, Oct 5, 2013

An Ohio lawmaker has introduced a bill to make "Hang On Sloopy" the state's official rock song again.

Ohio group drops fight against Internet cafe ban

5:08 PM, Oct 3, 2013

Opponents of a state law that effectively bans storefront sweepstakes parlors say they've dropped their effort to place a repeal request on the November 2014 ballot.

Between the Lines: Shoreway, Port issue, homestead exemption

8:19 PM, Sep 29, 2013

Topics are the West Shoreway, Port issue and homestead exemption

Ohio gov to donate $22K he got from indicted Canton man

7:46 PM, Sep 26, 2013

Kasich's spokesman Rob Nichols says the governor will donate the money to the National Alliance on Mental Illness Ohio

Two indicted for campaign contibutions in Mandel, Renacci races

5:06 PM, Sep 25, 2013

FBI questioned employees about donations to two Republicans, U.S. Rep. James Renacci and state treasurer Josh Mandel

Ohio group lacks signatures in Internet cafe fight

3:44 PM, Sep 23, 2013

The group has 10 days to submit additional signatures

Between the Lines: Levies galore, mayoral debate, clinic layoffs

1:57 PM, Sep 22, 2013

Topics are lots of levies, Cleveland's mayoral debate and Cleveland Clinic cuts.

Another joins 2014 race for Ohio governor

3:00 PM, Sep 19, 2013

Former Republican state representative Charlie Earl says he will run for governor next year as a libertarian.

Advisory panel on Ohio tourism lacks appointees

1:59 PM, Sep 15, 2013

A state advisory panel on tourism is lacking appointments from the governor almost a year after the law that created it took effect.

Between the Lines: Mayoral debate, Medicaid, LGBT awareness

11:55 AM, Sep 15, 2013

Jackson/Lanci debate, FitzGerald donation and Medicaid are the topics.


Ohio EPA official who cited coal pressure leaves job

7:15 PM, Sep 13, 2013

He said Director Scott Nally personally walked him out at noon

AG clears Ohio campaign to expand Medicaid

5:53 PM, Sep 13, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Friday announced the petition contained the necessary 1,000 valid signatures

Bell, Collins top Toledo mayoral primary

12:45 AM, Sep 11, 2013

Two independent candidates in the nonpartisan primary for Toledo mayor will advance to November's election.

Between the Lines: Rep. Fudge on the issues

11:45 AM, Sep 8, 2013

11th District Rep. Marcia Fudge discusses a variety of issues.

Cleveland: Rep. Fudge questions Kasich's Medicaid bid

1:50 PM, Sep 6, 2013

Rep. Marcia Fudge says governor's Medicaid bid underwhelming.

Donation to Ohio gov candidate FitzGerald breaks ethics policy

3:24 PM, Sep 4, 2013

Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald says he's returning an improper campaign donation

Ohio treasurer Mandel reviews work of predecessor's aide

3:35 PM, Sep 3, 2013

Ohio's state treasurer has ordered an internal review of all business of a former deputy state treasurer

Volunteer group stands against "Stand Your Ground"

12:59 PM, Sep 3, 2013

In a call to end violence on the streets of Cleveland, a volunteer group gathered Monday.

Columbus: Ohio tax changes start Sunday

12:07 AM, Aug 31, 2013

Income tax is going down slightly, but sales tax is going up.