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9 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Ohioans pushing to enshrine state voting laws into the Ohio Constitution moved one step closer to putting the issue on the November ballot.
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13 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector
Gov. John Kasich remains focused on getting Ohio's highest income-tax rate below 5 percent, but exactly how he would get there remains unclear.
17 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Taxpayers expecting a refund from the state of Ohio can track the status of their check via a new mobile app launched Monday by the Ohio Department of Taxation .
Four months after its rollout, LEED v4 has made enemies in Ohio, where the state Senate has approved legislation that would ban the use of the green building rating system.
Westerville North High School student Naod Araya takes a practice test in preparation for the science section of the Ohio Graduation Test.
This week Ohio's Republican-run House and state Senate are likely to get their first look at a so-called "mid-biennium review" package of bills proposed by Republican Gov. John Kasich.
Ohio added 65,000-plus more jobs to its work force since 2011 than initially reported, according to updated employment statistics released Friday by state and federal officials.
Gov. John Kasich and statewide officeholders are asking the Ohio Supreme Court to kill an unprecedented court-ordered, line-by-line review of the previous state budget to determine whether parts of it should be invalidated.
Gov. John Kasich delivers his 2014 State of the State address in Medina Feb. 24. With soaring rhetoric that reeked of compassion, Gov. John Kasich's State of the State speech was everything he said it was not.
Just as states with progressive lawmakers and activists have themselves initiated innovative programs over a wide range of issues, state-based progressive blogs have helped provide us with a point of view, inside information and often an edgy voice that we just don't get from the traditional media.
In Ohio's first year with four operating casinos, revenues have fallen about $1 billion short of campaign promises, leaving county and school officials with significantly smaller tax payouts.
The House of Delegates overwhelmingly passed legislation Friday to encourage development of a private flood insurance market in the state, despite questions about whether the measure will make much difference for thousands of West Virginians facing massive premium increases to their federally subsidized policies.
The bill is being pushed by the Alabama Department of Corrections [official website], and passed [AP report] the House by a vote of 77-19.
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The first job report of 2014 is out. But as Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, while some are encouraged by the new numbers, others have their concerns.
The biggest conservative political heavyweights are spending time with their biggest fans this weekend at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, MD., giving big-name Republicans a platform to spread their conservative message and gain support just in time for the 2014 midterm elections.