The Ohio Legislature

A Democratic state lawmaker is taking issue with a newly introduced bill that would change the process for congressional redistricting. 

Ohio Attorney General's office

There’s a new lesson plan from Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation for fourth-grade teachers throughout the state. It’s designed to help students use critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Karen Kasler

The state’s jobless rate was 5% for January, which is unchanged from December. But officials say there’s good news in that number.

Karen Kasler

All three of Ohio’s former living governors were at the Statehouse this week for an event for the Capitol Square Foundation, which, among other things, raises money for improvements to the Statehouse. Ohioans heard a lot from Gov. Ted Strickland when he ran for US Senate last year but former governors Richard Celeste and Bob Taft have kept lower profiles after leaving office. 

Andy Chow

Groups hoping to reform criminal sentencing law accuse legislators of being over-reliant on bills that create new penalties and extend sentences. 

Jo Ingles

A Democratic state representative who some saw as a possible candidate for higher office is leaving the legislature after just winning election to her second term.

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The Ohio House has overwhelmingly passed the state’s $7.8 billion transportation budget, which funds road projects and public safety around the state.

Ohio House of Representatives

More candidates are coming forward to run next year, not just for governor but also other offices that will be on the ballot. And there’s now a race building for the state’s top elections chief in 2018.

Statehouse News Bureau

A Democratic state senator from Youngstown has finally confirmed what he says he’s been considering for months – that he will run for governor in 2018. 

Statehouse News Bureau

A new bill in the Ohio Legislature would change the way congressional districts are drawn. But its sponsor said his plan is different this time around.

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