Ohio News

The director of the Ohio Department of Health is resigning.

A Republican congressman from northeast Ohio is the second to officially file paperwork to run for Governor in 2018. And he seems to be channeling a Trump-like approach.

The state’s leading abortion rights group is asking a Supreme Court justice to remove herself from two cases involving abortion providers coming before the court.

One of the three people who plans to build a medical marijuana campus in Southwest Ohio thinks thinks the drug can be used to treat one of the state’s biggest problems – opioid abuse.

Though it’s been cold and snowy this week, this year’s warmer than usual winter is good news for Ohio taxpayers. Before this snowfall, the state had spent a little over $63 million on road salt, when the yearly average spent over the last decade has been nearly $77 million.

The pressure to resign is mounting for an Ohio House Republican who’s accused of driving around Butler County drunk with a loaded weapon last Sunday. 

Ohio House and Senate leaders are forging ahead with their versions of the state budget while kicking off a few new initiatives in the coming week. That includes first hearings for several health and human services issues.  

Nearly nine years after state lawmakers passed a crackdown on payday loan businesses and voters upheld that law, people are still borrowing from quick-cash lenders, and they’re still charging huge interest rates. And now another proposal to regulate the industry is back before legislators.

A group of advocates is gathering together in Ohio to call on comprehensive immigration reform in the U.S. Part of their effort is about changing the narrative about people who come into America.

A Republican state lawmaker from southwest Ohio has issued a statement about his arrest on drunk driving and weapons charges over the weekend – and so has the House Speaker.

A resolution that would make Ohio the 10th state to demand a convention of states to amend the US Constitution is raising concerns among some state lawmakers.

Gov. John Kasich will celebrate his biggest win in his presidential campaign from last year tonight.

The proposal from Congressional Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act would dramatically cut funding to Medicaid, and Medicaid expansion in particular. That’s the looming issue as lawmakers try to move forward with the state budget. 

State lawmakers who want Ohio to join a group of states in calling for a constitutional convention brought in some conservative star power to make their case.

House Republicans are sending a message to Gov. John Kasich by moving a bill that would effectively kill green energy standards in Ohio. This is similar to a bill Kasich vetoed last year and  reports Kasich isn’t afraid to use that veto pen again.

Every day businesses and governments are taking on a growing danger that isn’t playing out through physical aggression but through digital attacks. The state’s top military official explains what the state is doing to gear up in the new age of cyber warfare.

For the third time in four months, the state has fallen short of bringing in the revenues that were projected.

A new bill in the Ohio Legislature aims to crack down on food stamp fraud. 

It’s International Women’s Day. There are events taking place throughout the state to mark the occasion.

Both of Ohio’s US Senators were very concerned about what would happen to the 700,000 Ohioans now on Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act if the ACA was repealed. Now that the House has released its plan, one is completely opposed, but the other isn’t totally sold on it either.

It's not quite Powerball, but Gov. John Kasich’s office is offering up seats to his State of the State speech next months through a lottery.

House Democrats are taking a proposal from Gov. John Kasich and throwing it back at him with a bill requiring him to spend a week with local schools. 

Less than a week after the first official Democratic candidate for governor announced his intentions, a second Democrat has announced she’s jumping into the race too. 

Last year was a hard one in a category that nearly every politician talks about and nearly every election hinges on: the economy. And specifically, it was a tough year for job growth in Ohio.

As Republicans and Democrats mull over whether or not they want to run for Ohio’s top office as governor, one state lawmaker has become the first to announce his bid for treasurer. 

Adults with documented medical histories of being routinely prescribed Epi-pens for allergic reactions might soon find it’s easier and cheaper to get those products. Here's more on the bill state lawmakers are considering.

Ohio’s Republican and Democratic Senators are split on what the future should hold for embattled U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions as he weathers claims that he’s had ties with Russia. 

The top elected Democrat in Ohio wants to take on what he calls “corporate freeloaders” – companies with workers whose wages are so low that they qualify for government assistance. And that’s just part of the lawmaker’s plan.

A Democratic state lawmaker is taking issue with a newly introduced bill that would change the process for congressional redistricting. 

There’s a new lesson plan from Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation for fourth-grade teachers throughout the state. It’s designed to help students use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Pages