Politics & Gov

Celebrating the suffrage centennial: Three Ohio women you should know

The 19th Amendment was ratified on Aug. 18, 1920, and all women across the United States won the right to vote. Over the last...

Senate GOP seeks to anchor down historic low income tax rates

Senate Republicans are pushing a constitutional change to make it significantly harder to raise income tax rates, which are at their lowest points since...

Funding to reimburse Ohio law enforcement brings up concerns about warrant...

While Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine promotes gun reform laws, the state is offering law enforcement the chance to get reimbursed for funds spent apprehending...

Trump impeachment trial gets personal

WASHINGTON — Even before opening arguments were made in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial in the U.S. Senate, things got testy.  U.S. House Democrats and...

Proposed bill would prevent ‘sport specialization’ in Ohio schools

Coaches restricting their student-athletes from playing other sports? Rep. Joe Miller, D-Amherst, who moonlights as a basketball referee, says that should be out of bounds.  He...

Distracted driving bill seeks to strengthen current law

Sharon Montgomery was riding home on a Mount Vernon road after having dinner for her husband’s 51st birthday, when her life and its mission...

Efforts to curb prevailing wage in Ohio a Republican trend

Republican lawmakers have tried for years to curb prevailing wage law in Ohio, and the most-recent effort calls for removing the law entirely.  The Capital...

Senate mulls legislation to shore up college transfer process

A state Senate committee is looking over a bill that would shore up the college transfer process for students weary of losing completed coursework...

Two more proposals seek to eliminate rape statute of limitations in...

An Ohio House Democrat is adding two more proposals to the legislature’s list of bills seeking to remove the statute of limitations for rape...

Pelosi picks impeachment squad; House votes to send articles to Senate

WASHINGTON — An Army veteran, a former cop and a congressional aide during the Nixon impeachment proceedings are among the U.S. House Democrats who...
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