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This week the Cincinnati community reacted to the second mistrial in the case against Ray Tensing, and waits to hear if he will be put on trial a third time. And the Ohio legislature passed a $65 billion state budget. Governor John Kasich has until midnight Friday to sign the budget and make any vetoes.

Last Friday, Ohio lawmakers sent Governor John Kasich their proposed two-year, $71.2 billion state operating budget.

Ohio House committee passes $71.5 billion budget, with changes

Apr 21, 2015

House Republicans boosted school funding and added another series of amendments before passing a two-year, $71.5 billion budget out of the finance committee Monday.

The Republicans added $1.25 million so the secretary of state can keep mailing out absentee ballot applications. And another amendment gets rid of language that would’ve stopped the state auditor from performing public records audits.