COLUMBUS — A statewide database of violent offenders proposed in the wake of last year’s murder of Sierah Joughin in Fulton County would be strictly for law enforcement eyes under revisions made recently by Ohio lawmakers. But members
COLUMBUS — Two proposals on Ohio’s Nov. 7 ballot dealing with prescription drug pricing and crime victims’ rights appear at first blush to have little in common. But both are the brain children of, and being bankrolled by,
COLUMBUS — Those interested in replacing resigned state Sen. Cliff Hite (R., Findlay) have until 4 p.m. on Nov. 6 to apply with the Ohio Senate Republican Caucus. Mr. Hite suddenly resigned Monday night, with more than a year left in his
COLUMBUS — Former state Sen. Cliff Hite (R., Findlay) on Wednesday admitted to “inappropriate behavior” with a female state employee and accepted blame, but he stressed there had been no “inappropriate physical contact.
COLUMBUS — In a surprise move, state Sen. Cliff Hite (R., Findlay) has resigned. The swiftness of the move took many in the Statehouse by surprise. The senator’s resignation was submitted Monday evening to Senate President Larry Obhof
COLUMBUS—Barring a surprise late entry. state Rep. Robert Sprague (R., Findlay) has a clear path to the Republican nomination for state treasurer next year. His sole announced competitor, Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo, dropped out of
COLUMBUS — One GOP candidate for Ohio secretary of state in 2018 was left standing Monday after state Rep. Dorothy Pelanda, a Marysville attorney, dropped out. State Sen. Frank LaRose, an Akron area Republican, is now the party’s sole
COLUMBUS — A proposed constitutional amendment spelling out crime victims’ rights would have minimal impact on state finances but could lead to higher costs for counties and their courts, a state fiscal analysis suggests. Issue 1 on
COLUMBUS — Angered by an onslaught of pharmaceutical company-financed ads attacking him and his organization, the highest profile face behind a drug-pricing issue on the Nov. 7 ballot plans to fight back with an hour-long paid documentary.
COLUMBUS — Voters aren’t the only ones scratching their heads over a ballot issue that promises to save taxpayers on prescription drug costs. Ohio’s top numbers cruncher said his office can’t estimate the savings that