State of the State

House, Senate Republicans applaud governor’s plans but eager for details

BY: - February 1, 2023

Republican leadership in the Ohio House and Senate praised Gov. Mike DeWine’s ideas in their responses to his state of the state address. They cautioned, however, that they still need to see the details. DeWine’s pitch leaned heavily into education, putting particular emphasis on literacy. “It opens the door to good jobs,” DeWine argued, “but […]

DeWine prioritizes children, mental health, and attracting business in state of the state

BY: - January 31, 2023

Ohio Gov.Mike DeWine made clear Tuesday that his priorities during this budget cycle center on child literacy, mental health, and spending to bring in big business. In his annual State of the State address to a joint meeting of the General Assembly, DeWine announced big money moves included in his proposed budget, including $2.5 billion […]

‘Ohio is strong.’ DeWine emphasizes mental health, avoids controversy at State of the State

BY: - March 24, 2022

After two years of being wracked by a deadly pandemic and nationwide political turbulence, GOP Gov. Mike DeWine delivered a “State of the State” address aimed to force a political system to steadier times. Addressing the legislature, justices on the Supreme Court, ranking state officials, and the state at large, DeWine avoided heated political issues […]