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2 hrs ago | WTVN-AM Columbus
A Florida woman who's son, Jordan Davis, was killed at a gas station after an argument over loud music was in Ohio Thursday urging lawmakers not to pass a bill that opponents claim is "stand your ground."
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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
There are many bills in the Ohio Legislature to be voted upon regarding companion animals and livestock and the care and cruelty convictions on behalf of the animals.
8 hrs ago | Thegatewaynews.com
A Republican lawmaker from the Cincinnati area wants to change a state tax policy that he says penalizes married heterosexuals.
11 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
A group pushing to enshrine voting provisions in the Ohio Constitution got the green light Thursday morning to collect signatures to put the amendment on the November ballot.
Robert Cole Sprague , Chairman of the House Prescription Drug Addiction and Healthcare Reform Study Committee, announced Wednesday that House Bill 367 passed out of the Ohio House of Representatives.
Facing what looked to be a vote in its favor on the floor of the Ohio House of Representatives, a bill to overhaul Ohio's tow truck industry was sent back to committee Wednesday.
The 99-member Ohio House of Representatives in November 2013 passed a bill aimed at strengthening the Second Amendment rights of its 11 million residents, but Black legislators and activists say a provision that is akin to the controversial Stand Your Ground laws in 23 other states has to go.
Leaders from the Ohio statehouse spoke to a group of about 100 members of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Tuesday morning trying to get the word out about several tax programs they say will put money into the hands of businesses and help them grow.
Nearly three decades ago, lawmakers adopted a resolution naming the McCoys' "Hang on Sloopy" as the official rock song of the state of Ohio.
To help offset his goal of dragging Ohio's highest income tax rate below the symbolic threshold of 5 percent, Gov. John Kasich today proposed hiking taxes on smokers, shale oil and natural gas drillers, and larger businesses.
TAXES : -- Cut Ohio income taxes by 8.5 percent to bring the top rate to 4.66 percent by 2016.
A mixed bag when it comes to Ohio's economy. The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has released county-by-county unemployment figures for January.
State lawmakers have struck a compromise on what to do about missed school days around Ohio brought on by the season's extreme winter weather.
Ohioans pushing to enshrine state voting laws into the Ohio Constitution moved one step closer to putting the issue on the November ballot.
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.
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 .