Andy Chow

The Ohio House and Senate took on a jam-packed slate of bills for their last day of lawmaking before leaving for summer break. 

Andy Chow

After nearly twenty years of trying, backers of a bill to allow medical marijuana in the Buckeye state are celebrating a historic vote by the Ohio Legislature, and is headed to the governor.

Karen Kasler

Gov. John Kasich made his first official appearance since leaving the race for the Republican nomination for president at the state’s 36th annual commemoration of the Holocaust at the Statehouse. And there were echoes of his now-abandoned campaign in his remarks.

OGT/The Ohio Channel

A medical marijuana bill is set to come up for a vote in the Senate today. The timing is critical, since lawmakers are leaving for summer break and unlikely to return before the November election – and there are two groups working on ballot issues to legalize medical marijuana to put before voters this fall.  Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) talked about Senate President Keith Faber’s comments that half the Republican caucus is against the medical marijuana bill, which is backed by Republicans in the House.

Andy Chow

The Ohio law that prevents someone from registering to vote and casting a ballot at the same time has been ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge. The so called “golden week” has been reinstated for now.

Jo Ingles

The Ohio legislature’s marijuana bill has a good shot at passing this week - or it might fail, depending on who you talk to.

Andy Chow

Soon, Ohioans will be allowed to register to vote online instead of just the old paper application. But some lawmakers are still skeptic about the plans. 

Statehouse News Bureau

There have been some changes to the proposed bill that would legalize medical marijuana in Ohio. The bill that’s set to go before the full Ohio Senate tomorrow.

Andy Chow

The state auditor has conducted another surprise head count to find out if charter school attendance records matched the number of students actually sitting at their desks. 

Statehouse News Bureau

A federal judge has stopped Ohio from implementing a new law that would defund Planned Parenthood.

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