gun reform

Whaley announces run for governor: ‘We need new leadership in Ohio’

BY: - April 20, 2021

Nan Whaley acknowledges she has grown and changed since four years ago, the last time she announced a campaign to become Ohio’s governor. The intervening years as mayor of Dayton have offered her no choice. First came a series of tornadoes on Memorial Day in 2019 that killed two, injured others and reportedly caused $1 […]

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

BY: - January 22, 2020

While Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine promotes gun reform laws, the state is offering law enforcement the chance to get reimbursed for funds spent apprehending individuals with warrants. As part of the 2020-2021 biennium budget, the Prisoner Extradition Reimbursement Program was provided $500,000 for law enforcement agencies “that have limited funds to extradite suspects arrested out-of-state […]

Dayton shooting, universal background checks brought up in gun reform bill hearing

BY: - December 5, 2019

Supporters of gun reform measures proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine said the legislation would be an important first step in curbing gun violence, but wouldn’t agree that universal background checks were a better solution. The Committee for Government Oversight and Reform met Wednesday to hear proponent testimony as they review Senate Bill 221, which proposes […]