Karen Kasler

A bill has been introduced in the Ohio legislature that would, if passed, make Ohio a so-called "right to work" state for private businesses.

The proposal to change the state’s foster care age out from 18 to 21 took another step closer to reality. Lawmakers believe the change could cut down on several problems.

Ben Postlethwait

Communities have reaped the benefits of Ohio’s booming energy industry. But some local officials believe their schools are missing out on potential funds.

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There’s a new fight brewing over green energy laws. Local officials say they should have the right to decide where wind turbines can go.

Jo Ingles

Tomorrow is the annual public holiday party at the Ohio Statehouse. And the hundreds who are expected to attend will receive a different greeting this year.

Karen Kasler

For the 50,000 men and women in Ohio’s 27 prisons, time behind bars is about accepting their sentences, considering the permanent damage they’ve done to their victims and finding ways to educate and improve themselves. But some of those who are incarcerated are creating incredible works of art.  And there’s a new exhibit that showcases some of the best.

Karen Kasler

Congress will soon vote on a bill to ban microbeads – those tiny plastic particles in toothpaste, facial scrubs, body washes and other personal care products. And there’s now a new effort to deal with them at the state level.

The state’s top law enforcement official is warning that Ohio shoppers could find themselves duped out of lots of money this year if they’re not careful.

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A coalition made of up mostly smaller family farmers says farmers receive only 19 cents of every dollar Ohioans spend on their Thanksgiving meals this year.

A former top aide to Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor and another of her employees could face criminal charges because of the findings in an investigation into how they spent time on the job.