State Government

DeWine pledges veto of latest attempt to curb public health authority

Gov. Mike DeWine is sticking with his pledge to veto any legislation in 2021 targeting the authority of Ohio’s public health officials. Even as Ohio...

Education budget debate begins as Jan. budget shows declines in higher...

Subcommittees on K-12 and higher education are beginning their discussions on the new operating budget this week, and they have plenty of budgetary information...

The ACA marketplace is open again for insurance sign-ups. Here’s what...

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News For people who’ve been without health insurance during the pandemic, relief is in sight. In January, President Joe Biden signed an...

Will sports gambling be legalized in Ohio? Lawmakers giving it thought

Ohio lawmakers are taking a fresh start to approaching the issue of legalized sports gambling in the Buckeye State. There are not yet any specific...

Proposed $15-an-hour minimum wage would boost paychecks in certain areas

WASHINGTON — A gradual increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour would increase the pay of low-income workers across the U.S....

Bipartisan state, local leaders in Biden meeting push for direct aid...

WASHINGTON — Bipartisan mayors from Detroit and Miami who met at the White House on Friday with President Joe Biden emerged saying they back...

DeWine wants students back in classrooms by March 1. Will vaccines...

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s leadership and union officials received their shots last week in what they see as a show of confidence in...

DeWine aide’s organization was link to now-guilty dark money group

Dan McCarthy, a top aide to Gov. Mike DeWine, hasn't explained what he thought the point was of the millions funneling through a dark...

Census data delays may significantly impact Ohio redistricting process

Delays in processing the 2020 U.S. Census data will likely impact Ohio's ability to redraw legislative districts later this year. The U.S. Census Bureau announced...

Bill would enhance Ohio vandalism penalties in response to 2020 damage

A Republican state senator is seeking to increase the penalties for arson, vandalism and other criminal acts as a response to damage caused to...
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