Ohio Senate

July 2017
Andy Chow

After joining the House in voting to override six of Gov. John Kasich’s budget vetoes last month, the state Senate was expected to come back this week to consider overriding more. But the Senate has canceled its planned session. 

Jo Ingles

The Ohio Senate passed a controversial bill that bans the abortion method most often used after 12 weeks of pregnancy. 

Dan Konik

As the new session of the Ohio General Assembly starts its work, tax reform is on the mind of its top leaders. 

OGT/Ohio Channel

For the first time in four years, the Ohio Senate will have a new president. And he and the incumbent Minority Leader come out of this lame duck session with a lot of work ahead of them when they return in January. They recently sat down for an exclusive interview.

Jo Ingles

The Ohio Senate has passed a bill aimed at preventing infant mortality. One of the sponsors of the legislation, Republican Senator Shannon Jones, says a lot of research and collaboration went into the bill.

“The bottom line is we are trying to focus and target our efforts in those proven and evidence based interventions to sort of scale those interventions so that we can actually, in a way that’s meaningful and timely, improve those outcomes.”

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.

Democrats in the Ohio Senate could play a key role in determining whether state lawmakers are able to pass a medical marijuana bill that passed the House last week.

Ohio Senate

With lawmakers in the Ohio House forming a task force to deal with medicinal marijuana, two State senators who have different perspectives on medical pot are trying a different approach to see what Ohioans think about the issue.

Jo Ingles

Ohio lawmakers who have been signaling they want to consider medical marijuana legalization have taken an unexpected step.