Karen Kasler

The head of the Ohio Republican Party is likely to have a challenger to his re-election to that position next month.

PUCO

A top utilities watchdog, nominated to that spot by Gov. John Kasich, has stepped down after the Senate rejected that appointment. 

Andy Chow

It’s coming down to the wire for lawmakers to reach agreement on a hot-button bill – how to shore up the fund that pays jobless benefits to unemployed workers. Several advocacy groups are still not happy with the proposal to change unemployment compensation funding.

Andy Chow

Local leaders who are hoping state lawmakers will block a plan to increase the minimum wage might not get any help from the Senate. 

Karen Kasler

The first man scheduled to be put to death in Ohio since a problematic execution almost three years ago is asking for life without parole.  But the state parole board's recommendation may not even matter right away.

Jo Ingles

A decision by the Ohio Department of Health to order a Dayton area abortion clinic to shut down is drawing criticism and praise. Abortion opponents say it’s a step in the right direction but supporters of legal abortion say it is politically motivated over-reach by a state agency. 

Andy Chow

There seems to be friction among the Republican Party’s top leaders as the Senate rejects a major appointment by Gov. John Kasich. 

Dan Konik

The Center for American Women in Politics at Rutgers shows women, who make up more than half of the U.S. population, hold only about 20% of the seats in Congress and the U.S. Senate, and only slightly more than that in state legislatures. This report takes a look at a program designed to encourage women to take the first step toward joining them and running for office.

Karen Kasler

Nearly 5.5 million Ohioans cast ballots in the November presidential election, making the turnout in 2016 slightly higher than it was four years ago. And there are other highlights in the election results just made official by the Secretary of State.

ODOT

Gov. John Kasich is following up on the cautionary statements his budget director has made about challenges coming in the next budget.

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