Statehouse News Bureau

The election for statewide office holders won’t happen for a couple of years. That’s not stopping one candidate from announcing his candidacy now.

Andy Chow

Gov. John Kasich and lawmakers are about to go full speed ahead into another budget season where state leaders will likely have to find ways to cut back. But Kasich is insisting they increase funding in at least one area.

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State investigators are ramping up their efforts to put an end to human trafficking by taking a closer look at current statistics and data. 

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The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against members of the committee that nominated the Libertarian presidential ticket of Gary Johnson and Bill Weld to last fall’s ballot, where they were listed as independent candidates. 

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Jo Ingles

President Trump’s inauguration isn’t the only thing attracting people to the nation’s capital. A nationwide march for women’s rights will be held there tomorrow. Some of those who plan to participate got a little taste of what is to come when they participated in a march in downtown Columbus this past weekend.

Jo Ingles

Plenty of major players in Ohio politics are in Washington, DC for Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. But at least one state leader rolled up his sleeves and helped put on the event itself.

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Ohio leads the nation in opiate overdose deaths, with an average of eight people dying each day last year. And thousands more are addicted, and in many cases, those addicts have families. On this week's "The State of Ohio", two children services directors share stories from the front lines of this crisis.

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Ohio’s top attorney is taking on the Obama Administration one last time just as the president prepares to leave office. 

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Six state senators and seven state representatives from Ohio will go to the inauguration, along with many state officeholders. They include Gov. John Kasich, who was the last candidate in the GOP presidential contest against Trump and publicly admitted he didn't vote for the President-Elect. But there will be many attending who aren’t elected officials, and aren’t even Republicans.

Andy Chow

A pro-school choice group says Ohio’s new laws to create oversight and transparency on charter schools are working. The study claims that the law is weeding out the bad schools.

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