Gov. Mike DeWine used his first State of the State address to emphasize the importance on building towards a better future. He said Ohio can do this by investing in programs that support early childhood development, public health, and workforce development - and by raising the gas tax.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine delivers his first State of the State address to a joint session of the Ohio House and Senate. The Statehouse News Bureau of Ohio Public Radio and Television will present live coverage of the speech, plus reaction to it.
Gov. Mike DeWine's first joint address to the Ohio House and Senate will happen Tuesday at noon in the Statehouse, which is a change from the last seven years, when former Gov. John Kasich took the speech to different cities.
Gov. Mike DeWine says raising the gas tax from 28-cents a gallon to 46-cents a gallon will help fill a $1 billion construction budget shortfall, but the proposal has led to a debate over how it will impact Ohioans.
WVXU Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik this morning about Gov. Mike DeWine's campaign pledge to have a cabinet and department directors "who look like Ohio." So, far he has followed through, appointing a record number of women and African-Americans to top jobs in his administration.
The 15-member committee that will make recommendations on how to fix the lack of funding for major road construction will meet soon. But there’s one group of advocates who feel they’ve been left out of the process.
Gov. Mike DeWine signed an executive order that extends protections and access to resources for victims of domestic violence. The order includes protections to victims in dating relationships and intimate relationships.
A new study by advocates for school choice shows charter schools in urban areas are underfunded. The group is making the case at the same time Gov. Mike DeWine and lawmakers are coming up with a new two-year state budget.
During his fourth day on the job Governor Mike DeWine paid a visit to Akron. In an appearance at the Akron Roundtable he touched on a range of things his administration is already working on, including how to upgrade funding for local governments.
Ohio has nearly 16,000 children in the custody of county children’s services agencies. Gov. Mike DeWine wants to increase the number of foster care families available to meet that need. Here is one effort that’s designed to recruit more foster parents.