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‘Aisha’s Law,’ expanding domestic violence penalties, passes Ohio House

As the family of Aisha Fraser looked on, the Ohio House passed a bill in hopes of helping domestic violence victims find help and...

Ohio’s open for business, but its testing strategy is not

At some point, Ohioans will want frequent access to coronavirus tests and get quick results. That way, they can safely see loved ones who...

Librarians, national guard recruited for states’ new contact tracing armies

As states seek to loosen wide-ranging restrictions imposed to constrain the novel coronavirus, they’re also looking to deploy a huge new fleet of workers...

House Republicans introduce bill to eliminate prevailing wage

Amid a flurry of other legislative activity, two Republican state representatives introduced a bill this week to repeal prevailing wage in Ohio. State reps. Ron...

Amid budget wreckage, a bright spot for Ohio

Ohio officials have been drawing tight the state’s budgetary belt as they see revenue plummet due to coronavirus shutdowns. But hidden in the carnage...

COVID-19 in Ohio in four charts

Ohio is in the thick of reopening its economy as the new coronavirus continues to leap from person to person, leaving a joint public...

Tax amnesty program passes Ohio House

 A bill to give temporary tax amnesty to delinquent payers was approved unanimously by the Ohio House Wednesday The amnesty program seeks to boost state...

Ohio Senate votes against bill to limit state health director’s power

The Ohio Senate unanimously voted against an amended bill on Wednesday that would subject some orders from the state health director to a legislative...

House Republicans vote down mask mandate for lawmakers and staff

Ohio House Republicans squashed a proposal from Democrats on Tuesday that would have required lawmakers and staff to wear face masks while conducting House...

The day Ohio’s coronavirus orders became something less

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday downgraded many coronavirus orders to advisories, saying most compliance has been voluntary all along.
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