Budget & Taxes

U.S. Supreme Court deals big blow to pharmacy middlemen

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 8-0 that states have broad powers to regulate powerful pharmacy middlemen without being preempted by federal law. The...

U.S. House passes bill to avert government shutdown while relief talks...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Wednesday voted to pass a stopgap spending bill, preventing a government shutdown and giving a group of bipartisan...

House passes school funding overhaul, sending it to the Senate

In what legislators called a double-decade effort, a public school funding formula model passed the Ohio House with bipartisan support. The bill passed overwhelmingly, with...

State suit against drug middlemen delayed

Ohio's first lawsuit against middlemen accused of overcharging state agencies for prescription drugs has again been delayed.  Originally slated for trial last March, the Bureau...

Kaptur withdraws from race to head U.S. House spending panel, endorses...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats selected Rep. Rosa DeLauro, (D-Conn.), to head the powerful Appropriations Committee on Thursday, after a three-way election in which...

Ohio utility poised to keep scandal-tainted bailout money even if it’s...

When it comes to billions of ratepayer dollars for bailouts and other add-ons, Ohio utilities are in a no-lose situation.  In the case of the...

School funding overhaul moves on for full House vote

The Ohio House version of the public school funding overhaul in the works for three years was approved by the House Finance Committee and...

COVID-19 education rules pass Ohio Senate committee

An effort to continue rules and regulations set forth for schools at the beginning of the pandemic passed through an Ohio Senate committee on...

New pandemic relief proposal rolled out by bipartisan group in Congress

WASHINGTON — More than a dozen U.S. House and Senate members are pushing for a bipartisan coronavirus relief package to aid struggling states and...

Ohio foodbanks call for more National Guard assistance

Ohio foodbanks have seen unprecedented demand during the coronavirus pandemic — demand they say they couldn't have met without the help of the Ohio...
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