Politics & Gov

Front license plates still needed in Ohio, police tell lawmakers 

Sgt. Richard Forney has a clear reason why he believes Ohio should require two license plates on vehicles: the presence of the front plate...

Bill on rape statutes addresses marital rape loophole

With bipartisan support on the issue of removing the statute of limitations for rape and sexual assault in Ohio, legislators are hoping a bill...

Tax credit for donors to anti-abortion pregnancy centers moves toward full...

A bill giving a tax credit to donors for pregnancy centers who promote carrying a pregnancy to term was approved in the state House...

Provisions to address toxic ‘forever chemicals’ struck from must-pass defense bill

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats and environmental advocates suffered a stinging setback with the release of a defense policy bill this week that lacks key...

Bill regulating nurse overtime awaits Ohio House vote

UPDATE 12/11/19 3:16 p.m.: The House approved House Bill 144 on Wednesday with a vote of 80-13. A bill seeking to regulate overtime requirements for...

Should Ohioans get a say in approving wind farm projects?

State Sen. Rob McColley says the goal of new legislation pertaining to wind turbines is not to “thwart” wind energy production in Ohio. When asked...

Democrats’ impeachment articles: abuse of power, obstruction of Congress

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday announced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) joined House Speaker...

Democrats, Trump declare victory on massive trade deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats have worked out key differences with the Trump administration over a massive trade deal, allowing both sides to declare...

Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senate Dems to Trump: Fire Stephen Miller

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) joined 26 other senators on Monday demanding that President Trump fire White House immigration adviser Stephen Miller.   “Recent reports confirm...

GOP unmoved as Dems cite ‘overwhelming’ evidence for impeachment

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for U.S. House Democrats laid out their best case for impeaching President Donald Trump on Monday, warning that his behavior continues...
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