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Value of ‘green’ boom unknown
 MyDaytonDailyNews.com Ohio has spent more than $100 million since 2007 to require that nearly all state-funded school construction projects be built to a widely used “green” standard. Critics, though, question whether that investment will pay off in significant energy savings. The state today has more than 300 schools certified...

4:05 AM Sunday, Sep. 15, 2013

MyDaytonDailyNews.com Ohio has spent more than $100 million since 2007 to require that nearly all state-funded school construction projects be built to a widely used “green” standard. Critics, though, question whether that investment will pay off in significant energy savings. The state today has more than 300 schools certified...
Ohio voters may decide fate of Medicaid expansion

9:21 PM Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

Hedging for the possibility that reluctant Republican state legislators won’t expand Medicaid in Ohio, a coalition of advocates have begun collecting signatures to allow them to bring the issue directly to voters. A coalition including hospitals, insurers, unions, business groups and religious organizations has begun circulating a proposal...
Ohio sales tax hike takes effect Sept. 1
 If you’re planning a Labor Day weekend shopping spree on expensive items, you might want to make sure to get it done this Saturday. That’s because a statewide 0.25 percentage point sales tax hike will take effect on Sunday, Sept. 1. Under the change, a $30,000 car will cost an extra $75 on Sept. 1 than it will the day before....

8:08 PM Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

If you’re planning a Labor Day weekend shopping spree on expensive items, you might want to make sure to get it done this Saturday. That’s because a statewide 0.25 percentage point sales tax hike will take effect on Sunday, Sept. 1. Under the change, a $30,000 car will cost an extra $75 on Sept. 1 than it will the day before....
Bill would reverse tuition discount for undocumented students in Ohio
 Unmatched political coverage A pair of Republican lawmakers want to reverse a recent decision that allows qualified undocumented immigrants in Ohio to receive discounted in-state tuition rates at public state colleges and universities. Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey, citing legal advice from Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine...

4:05 AM Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Unmatched political coverage A pair of Republican lawmakers want to reverse a recent decision that allows qualified undocumented immigrants in Ohio to receive discounted in-state tuition rates at public state colleges and universities. Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor John Carey, citing legal advice from Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine...
State Supreme Court sets date for JobsOhio lawsuit

4:05 AM Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

A court date for a lawsuit contesting JobsOhio’s legality has been set. The Ohio Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Nov. 6 for an appeal filed by liberal advocacy group ProgressOhio, Ohio Sen. Mike Skindell, D-Lakewood, and former Democratic Rep. Dennis Murray, according to a Thursday court filing. JobsOhio is a privatized economic...
Dayton racino hits construction setback

4:03 AM Friday, Aug. 23, 2013

Construction of a planned Dayton racino is running into problems, but the delays aren’t yet expected to delay the project’s target completion date of summer 2014, company officials told a state commission on Thursday. Workers are taking longer than expected to demolish and clean up concrete slabs in an old press pit at the Dayton...
Dayton racino hits construction setback

8:14 PM Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

Construction at the Dayton racino has run into some construction problems that are causing delays and budget overruns, Penn National gaming officials told the Ohio State Racing Commission Thursday. Representatives from Penn update were updating the commission on the progress of their two racinos (one in Dayton, one in the Youngstown area)...
Ohio could become latest state to let voters register online
 Ohio would become the latest state to join a nationwide trend by allowing online voter registration, if lawmakers pass a recently-introduced bill. Senate Bill 175, introduced last week by Sen. Frank LaRose, R-Copley, would allow Ohioans to register to vote online, provided they have a drivers license or state identification card. The system...

3:26 AM Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013

Ohio would become the latest state to join a nationwide trend by allowing online voter registration, if lawmakers pass a recently-introduced bill. Senate Bill 175, introduced last week by Sen. Frank LaRose, R-Copley, would allow Ohioans to register to vote online, provided they have a drivers license or state identification card. The system...
Study: Ohio could save on Medicaid expansion

2:55 AM Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013

Expanding Medicaid to provide government health care to an additional 275,000 poor Ohioans in the long run still could be cheaper than doing nothing at all, according to a new study presented to lawmakers Tuesday. In testimony to the Senate Medicaid Finance Committee, researchers from the Health Policy Institute of Ohio and Ohio State University...
Medical marijuana legalization effort hits snag in Ohio

3:26 AM Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013

Members of Responsible Ohioans for Cannabis are headed back to the drawing board after Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday rejected the group’s preliminary application to ask voters to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio. DeWine said the summary of the End Ohio Cannabis Prohibition Act of 2012, submitted to the Ohio Attorney...
Healthcare groups spent big on lawmakers

4:05 AM Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013

Health care organizations have given generously to Ohio lawmakers as the General Assembly weighs whether to accept billions of federal dollars to pay for expanded Medicaid eligibility in Ohio. In total, organizations representing health care professionals, hospitals, nursing homes, medical service providers and pharmaceutical companies donated...
Ohio cities could lose millions if traffic cameras banned
 @import url('http://169.137.232.23/digital_resources/css/cmgo_styles/cmgo_styles.css'); Some Ohio cities and villages, already hurting from recent state changes that reduce their funding, will lose millions more if a proposed ban on red light and speeding cameras takes effect. In September, the Ohio Senate will take up House Bill 69, which...

2:37 AM Sunday, Jul. 28, 2013

@import url('http://169.137.232.23/digital_resources/css/cmgo_styles/cmgo_styles.css'); Some Ohio cities and villages, already hurting from recent state changes that reduce their funding, will lose millions more if a proposed ban on red light and speeding cameras takes effect. In September, the Ohio Senate will take up House Bill 69, which...
Congressman Turner prepares complaint against campaign opponent
 The campaign for U.S. Congressman Mike Turner announced on Friday it has prepared a federal elections complaint against a recently-declared opponent. Turner’s complaint alleges by spending any time running for office, his Democratic challenger Russ Gottesman would violate the terms of two $300,000 state loans he received from the Dayton...

4:05 AM Saturday, Jul. 27, 2013

The campaign for U.S. Congressman Mike Turner announced on Friday it has prepared a federal elections complaint against a recently-declared opponent. Turner’s complaint alleges by spending any time running for office, his Democratic challenger Russ Gottesman would violate the terms of two $300,000 state loans he received from the Dayton...
Major construction projects could be headed for I-75/ I-71

4:05 AM Tuesday, Jul. 23, 2013

About $286 million worth of road construction in southwest Ohio, mostly along Interstates 71 and 75 in the Cincinnati area, could be among $3 billion worth of road projects over the next six years across the state. About half of the $3 billion in the plan, announced by Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Monday, come from borrowing money against future...
Interstate 70 to get third lane near Springfield
 Interstate 70 near Springfield may be getting another lane in 2014. Gov. John Kasich on Monday recommended several major construction projects around the state including a $19 million plan to reconstruct and add a third lane on I-70 between Enon and U.S. 68. The project would begin in 2014 and is expected to take about two years, said Ohio...

6:38 PM Monday, Jul. 22, 2013

Interstate 70 near Springfield may be getting another lane in 2014. Gov. John Kasich on Monday recommended several major construction projects around the state including a $19 million plan to reconstruct and add a third lane on I-70 between Enon and U.S. 68. The project would begin in 2014 and is expected to take about two years, said Ohio...

3:50 AM Monday, Jul. 22, 2013

Tax loopholes changing in Ohio Despite calls from across the political spectrum to reduce the dozens of so-called loopholes in Ohio’s tax code, the number of groups that receive special tax breaks grew in the most recent state budget, according to a Dayton Daily News analysis. There are at least six new tax exemptions tucked into the...
Kasich, FitzGerald tell differing tales on state budget

4:05 AM Friday, Jul. 12, 2013

Previewing their strategies for the 2014 election, Republican Gov. John Kasich and likely Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald told contrasting stories on Thursday about what the most recent state budget means for Ohioans. FitzGerald in a news conference highlighted the abortion regulations that Republican lawmakers inserted into the budget...
Kasich to keep pushing for Medicaid expansion
 Advocates for expanding Medicaid in Ohio, including Gov. John Kasich, say they will continue to push for expansion despite the Obama administration’s recent decision to delay a key portion of the federal health care law until next year. Last week, the Obama administration said it would delay for one year the requirement that companies...

4:05 AM Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2013

Advocates for expanding Medicaid in Ohio, including Gov. John Kasich, say they will continue to push for expansion despite the Obama administration’s recent decision to delay a key portion of the federal health care law until next year. Last week, the Obama administration said it would delay for one year the requirement that companies...
Ohio casino revenue dips in June

9:26 PM Monday, Jul. 08, 2013

MYSITE TEASE Revenues at the Horseshoe Casino Cincinnati as with other gambling venues in Ohio dipped in June compared to the previous month, new numbers released Monday show. After clearing winning payouts, the Cincinnati casino brought in $17.6 million, about $2 million less than the previous month, according to the Ohio Casino Control...
Private meetings for local governments expanded

4:05 AM Friday, Jul. 05, 2013

MYSITE TEASE A new law passed as part of the state budget this week expands when elected officials in Ohio can meet out of the public eye. Starting in October, local government boards such as county commissions and city councils will be allowed to discuss tax-funded economic development deals in private meetings, referred to as executive...
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