line-item veto

DeWine signs 23 bills into law, vetoes one

BY: - January 5, 2023

While Ohio House and Senate lawmakers organize committees and prepare for the coming session, Gov. Mike DeWine is putting the finishing touches on the last one. So far this week, the governor has signed 23 bills into law and vetoed one. DeWine rejected HB 286, sponsored by Rep. Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati. The bill would have […]

What will DeWine sign? Lawmakers passed more than 30 bills on last day of session

BY: - December 23, 2022

Barring an emergency, Ohio’s lawmakers have headed home for the holidays. That puts the ball in Gov. Mike DeWine’s court to sign or veto the final burst of legislation passed in the Statehouse. If the governor does nothing, legislation will take effect without his signature. But he has ten days after receiving the bills — […]

The waterfall at Ash Cave in Ohio's Hocking Hills State Park. Getty Images.

DeWine should veto drilling threat to state parks falsely labeled ‘green energy’

BY: - December 13, 2022

Ohioans love their state parks. I’ve been to seven this year. Had lots of company. The log of daily visitors is surging at the parks. Overnight stays jumped 26.5% from 2017 to 2021. Try booking a campsite or cabin in the summer — or fall. Everybody wants one. The lure of solitude and escape in […]