Politics & Gov

New Ohio law mandates harsher penalties for promoting prostitution

Gov. Mike DeWine has signed into law stricter penalties in Ohio for those convicted of promoting prostitution. Senate Bill 5, sponsored by Sens. Stephanie Kunze,...

A ban on bans: Ohio House approves bill to stop local...

At the heart of it, Ohio House Bill 242 served as a political Rorschach test. The bill, which the House approved on Wednesday, bans Ohio...

Bill to increase hospital billing transparency presented to Ohio House committee

A bill seeking to create more transparency in hospital billing was recently brought to an Ohio House Committee for review. State Sen. Steve Huffman, R-Tipp...

Bill looks to give employers ‘affirmative defense’ in sex harassment cases

A bill that would provide an “affirmative defense” for employers in sexual harassment cases is continuing through the Ohio Legislature. House Bill 352, also called...

U.S. House Judiciary Committee votes to impeach Trump

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Friday morning along party lines, setting up a...

Gun advocates argue for removal of ‘duty to retreat’ in Ohio

A third hearing on a bill to remove the duty to retreat from a self-defense law was eventful and testy at times on Wednesday...

Senators hear of need for center line rumble strips on Ohio’s...

Having lost two sisters in separate fatal car crashes, Emily Ludwig is urging state lawmakers to act to make the state highways more safe...

Pharmacy board shows support for addiction treatment Ohio House bill

The State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy on Tuesday spoke in support of a bill that would expand the types of facilities that could...

Landmark prescription drug pricing bill clears U.S. House

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House passed a landmark health care measure Thursday that proponents say would dramatically reduce the rising cost of prescription drugs...

House moves to impeach; Rep. Chabot calls it ‘tragic mockery of...

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee kicked off a vote on impeachment articles Wednesday night with a plea to his...
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