- Ohio passes 3-day break from state sales tax this summer Updated: Apr-27-16 3:15 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Shoppers in Ohio would get a three-day break from the state's sales tax this summer under a bill being sent to the governor's desk.
- Ohio bill aimed at quickly resolving public records disputes Updated: Apr-27-16 12:49 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The leader of the Ohio Senate is introducing a bill that he says would resolve public records disputes faster and cut down on expensive court battles.
- Ohio bill would restore rare coins sales tax exemption Updated: Apr-26-16 11:50 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A legislative committee is continuing to consider a bill that would restore a sales tax exemption for residents purchasing rare coins and precious metal bullion.
- Ohio Senate weighs shielding violence victims' address info Updated: Apr-26-16 12:45 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Senate is continuing debate of legislation that would shield the addresses of victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes from use by government agencies.
- Ohio lawmakers seek $400K for faith-based anti-heroin effort Updated: Apr-25-16 11:47 am
HAMILTON, Ohio - Ohio legislators are seeking $400,000 to help expand a faith-based anti-heroin effort in a hard-hit southwest Ohio community.
- Ohio bill seeks to punish cyberstalkers, protect victims Updated: Apr-24-16 9:56 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Victims of cyberstalking and other forms of online harassment will now have some protections under a bill headed to the Ohio governor's desk.
- $2.6B construction budget clears Ohio Senate, heads to House Updated: Apr-20-16 2:42 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - State senators have passed a $2.6 billion capital budget bill that funds improvements to school buildings, roads, bridges and parks.
- Ohio bill requires police body camera rules made public Updated: Apr-20-16 1:07 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio House committee is debating a bipartisan bill requiring law enforcement agencies to have rules governing the use of body cameras.
- Plan delays Ohio renewable energy targets another 3 years Updated: Apr-18-16 9:47 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An as-yet-to-be-introduced bill that would extend a freeze on Ohio's renewable-energy requirements for an additional three years is already drawing opposition.
- Ohio House passes bill to curb 'abusive' traffic ticketing Updated: Apr-17-16 1:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio House has approved legislation aimed at stopping a tiny village from collecting extraordinarily large fines for traffic-related violations.
- Ohio House lawmakers pass bill to stiffen murder penalties Updated: Apr-17-16 11:22 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio Senate is expected to begin consideration of a bill to stiffen mandatory sentences for convicted murderers after the House approved its version of the legislation last week.
- Ohio House passes bill to require CPR training for students Updated: Apr-13-16 6:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - High school students would be required to have basic training in how to use automated defibrillators and administer CPR under a proposal passed by the Ohio House.
- Ohio Senate president views prison farm shutdown favorably Updated: Apr-13-16 5:37 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The leader of the Ohio Senate is speaking favorably of a proposal to shut down Ohio's prison farms.
- Vote set for Ohio bill allowing student religious expression Updated: Apr-13-16 12:47 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio proposal that would broaden protections for students' religious expression in public schools is poised for a vote in the House.
- Ohio bill proposes changes to campaign finance reporting Updated: Apr-12-16 6:39 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio lawmaker is proposing several changes to campaign finance reporting.
- Ohio to register pharmacy technicians, limit painkillers Updated: Apr-12-16 4:41 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Thousands of pharmacy technicians would be licensed by the state for the first time as part of efforts to fight Ohio's addictions epidemic, under budget proposals announced Tuesday by Gov. John Kasich.
- Ohio bill would let pastors deny performing gay marriages Updated: Apr-12-16 12:30 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A state legislative panel is poised to hear from opponents of a bill that would let Ohio's churches and pastors refuse to perform same-sex marriages.
- Kasich's State of the State road trip continues to Marietta Updated: Apr-05-16 7:30 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gov. John Kasich is set to deliver the annual State of the State address on Wednesday at the Peoples Bank Theatre in historic Marietta in southeast Ohio. Here are some things to know as Kasich, who's also a Republican presidential candidate, returns to the swing state to deliver the speech:
- Bill would let Ohioans with drug convictions keep license Updated: Apr-05-16 12:47 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio Senate panel is considering a bill that would give judges the option of suspending a driver's license for someone convicted of a drug charge instead of the suspension being mandatory.
- Tobacco industry: Tax smokeless products based on weight Updated: Apr-02-16 9:59 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The tobacco industry is calling on Ohio lawmakers to change how the state taxes moist smokeless tobacco products.