Politics & Gov

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...

$30 million in funding ready for H2Ohio farmers

Farmers in some northwest Ohio counties can get funding to help reduce agricultural runoff and keep algal blooms out of Lake Erie, according to...

Two Republican Ohio House members look to eliminate prevailing wage law

Two Republican legislators have asked their colleagues to support a soon-to-be proposed bill which would eliminate prevailing wage in Ohio. The impending legislative battle is...

State health experts ask Congress for help combating opioid crisis

WASHINGTON — States need sustained, flexible federal funding to support programs working to reduce deaths and addiction from opioids and other drugs, health officials...

Bill would allow Ohio drivers to be pulled over for cell...

A Democratic Ohio House member introduced legislation Tuesday that would make using cell phones while driving a primary offense, meaning law enforcement would be...

Ohio Black Maternal Health Caucus sets 2020 goals for reproductive rights,...

Just weeks after the birth of her twin daughters in 2004, state Rep. Erica Crawley, D-Columbus, went to an emergency room with severe abdominal...

DeWine’s leadership role with key Appalachian group welcome news around Ohio

Just how important is the Appalachian Regional Commission? There’s an old line that Andy Kuhn believes sums it all up: “A toilet doesn't flush in...

Lawsuit claims state stonewalled request for documents on drugs used in...

An attorney claimed the state has stonewalled her public records request, for the second time since 2016, seeking documents on drugs Ohio uses for...

Meet the candidates vying for an influential utilities commission seat

One is a lawyer for a public utility in Northern Michigan. Another is a private consultant who assists utility companies in building solar and...
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