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Ohio AG Mike DeWine sues drug companies over opiate crisis
 Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Wednesday announced that the state is filing suit against five pharmaceutical companies that marketed powerfully addictive prescription pain medication — which many believe triggered the deadly opiate addiction crisis that has killed 21,000 Ohioans since 2007. “Today this lawsuit is about justice...

Posted: 21 days ago

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Wednesday announced that the state is filing suit against five pharmaceutical companies that marketed powerfully addictive prescription pain medication — which many believe triggered the deadly opiate addiction crisis that has killed 21,000 Ohioans since 2007. “Today this lawsuit is about justice...
Democrat jumps in to 2018 Ohio attorney general’s race
 Former federal prosecutor Steven Dettelbach announced Tuesday that he’s running for Ohio attorney general in 2018, likely facing off against Republican Dave Yost, who is now state auditor. Dettelbach is positioning himself as an independent outsider who will protect consumers, hold the powerful accountable, investigate charter schools...

Posted: 22 days ago

Former federal prosecutor Steven Dettelbach announced Tuesday that he’s running for Ohio attorney general in 2018, likely facing off against Republican Dave Yost, who is now state auditor. Dettelbach is positioning himself as an independent outsider who will protect consumers, hold the powerful accountable, investigate charter schools...
Guns now allowed on RTA buses: What you should know about proposed laws and recent changes
 Riders who can produce a valid concealed carry gun permit are now allowed to bring weapons guns on Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority buses. The change is another sign of less-restrictive gun laws passed by Ohio legislators. Pro-gun rights groups had protested the RTA’s firearms ban because it did not align with current state...

Posted: 23 days ago

Riders who can produce a valid concealed carry gun permit are now allowed to bring weapons guns on Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority buses. The change is another sign of less-restrictive gun laws passed by Ohio legislators. Pro-gun rights groups had protested the RTA’s firearms ban because it did not align with current state...
Marijuana growers face June deadline to do business in Ohio
 Dozens of major players in the medical marijuana industry are expected to apply by June 30 for 12 large-scale medical marijuana cultivator licenses offered in Ohio. PharmaCann, an Illinois-based company operating in multiple states, said it is currently negotiating terms for purchase options for parcels across Ohio, said Jeremy Unruh, the...

Posted: 24 days ago

Dozens of major players in the medical marijuana industry are expected to apply by June 30 for 12 large-scale medical marijuana cultivator licenses offered in Ohio. PharmaCann, an Illinois-based company operating in multiple states, said it is currently negotiating terms for purchase options for parcels across Ohio, said Jeremy Unruh, the...
Lawmakers consider major changes to gun laws in Ohio
 Gun-rights supporters are pushing for the right to carry concealed weapons in more places in Ohio, eliminate the requirement that people tell cops who stop them that they have a firearm and no longer require someone to retreat from a threat before using a gun. Eight gun bills pending in the Ohio General Assembly seek to expand gun rights...

Posted: 24 days ago

Gun-rights supporters are pushing for the right to carry concealed weapons in more places in Ohio, eliminate the requirement that people tell cops who stop them that they have a firearm and no longer require someone to retreat from a threat before using a gun. Eight gun bills pending in the Ohio General Assembly seek to expand gun rights...
Ohio lawmakers consider to make major changes to gun laws
 Gun-rights supporters are pushing for the right to carry concealed weapons in more places in Ohio, eliminate the requirement that people tell cops who stop them that they have a firearm and no longer require someone to retreat from a threat before using a gun. Eight gun bills pending in the Ohio General Assembly seek to expand gun rights...

Posted: 26 days ago

Gun-rights supporters are pushing for the right to carry concealed weapons in more places in Ohio, eliminate the requirement that people tell cops who stop them that they have a firearm and no longer require someone to retreat from a threat before using a gun. Eight gun bills pending in the Ohio General Assembly seek to expand gun rights...
Ohio leaders ‘disturbed’ at reports that John Glenn’s body was mishandled
 Air Force officials are investigating a disturbing allegation that a mortuary employee allowed others — or offered to allow others — to view John Glenn’s remains before his April 6 burial, according to a report in a military newspaper. The Military Times said it obtained an “internal memo” written by Deborah...

Posted: 27 days ago

Air Force officials are investigating a disturbing allegation that a mortuary employee allowed others — or offered to allow others — to view John Glenn’s remains before his April 6 burial, according to a report in a military newspaper. The Military Times said it obtained an “internal memo” written by Deborah...
Ohio Supreme Court rules juveniles can be sent to adult court
 A split Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sending older juveniles to adult court when they face serious charges does not violate their constitutional rights. The decision reverses a ruling by the high court in December 2016. Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion that an earlier decision failed to consider...

Posted: 27 days ago

A split Ohio Supreme Court ruled Thursday that sending older juveniles to adult court when they face serious charges does not violate their constitutional rights. The decision reverses a ruling by the high court in December 2016. Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy wrote in the majority opinion that an earlier decision failed to consider...
Ohioans to get sales tax holiday in August for back-to-school supplies
 For the third year in a row, Ohioans shopping for three days in August will get a “sales tax holiday” when purchasing clothing and school supplies. Gov. John Kasich signed the bill allowing for the holiday on Tuesday. The bill establishes a tax holiday for Aug. 4 to Aug. 6. Shoppers won’t be charged sales tax on clothing...

Posted: 28 days ago

For the third year in a row, Ohioans shopping for three days in August will get a “sales tax holiday” when purchasing clothing and school supplies. Gov. John Kasich signed the bill allowing for the holiday on Tuesday. The bill establishes a tax holiday for Aug. 4 to Aug. 6. Shoppers won’t be charged sales tax on clothing...
CLOSER LOOK: Financials of Ohio governor candidates
 Each of the candidates vying to be Ohio’s 70th governor — four Democrats and four Republicans — has held public office in Ohio, which means they are required to file financial disclosure statements. Voters will ultimately decide which candidate they most relate to — or trust as the state’s CEO — but this...

Posted: 29 days ago

Each of the candidates vying to be Ohio’s 70th governor — four Democrats and four Republicans — has held public office in Ohio, which means they are required to file financial disclosure statements. Voters will ultimately decide which candidate they most relate to — or trust as the state’s CEO — but this...
Ohio may legalize fireworks for private home use
 Roman candles, firecrackers, bottle rockets and other fireworks could be going off in your neighborhood 24 hours a day, seven days a week, if pending legislation becomes law. State representatives are backing a bill to dramatically change Ohioans access to consumer-grade fireworks, starting July 1, 2020. House Bill 226, sponsored by state...

Posted: 29 days ago

Roman candles, firecrackers, bottle rockets and other fireworks could be going off in your neighborhood 24 hours a day, seven days a week, if pending legislation becomes law. State representatives are backing a bill to dramatically change Ohioans access to consumer-grade fireworks, starting July 1, 2020. House Bill 226, sponsored by state...
Battle over drug pricing comes to Ohio with costly campaign, TV ads
 The first volley of TV ads are launching this week in the campaign to convince Ohioans how to vote on a controversial drug pricing law that will be on the November ballot. The fight over the ‘Ohio Drug Price Relief Act’ is expected to be costly and contentious. A similar measure in California last year drew a record $128 million...

Posted: 30 days ago

The first volley of TV ads are launching this week in the campaign to convince Ohioans how to vote on a controversial drug pricing law that will be on the November ballot. The fight over the ‘Ohio Drug Price Relief Act’ is expected to be costly and contentious. A similar measure in California last year drew a record $128 million...
How much are Ohio’s governor candidates worth?
 Those running for governor in Ohio each have the same message for voters: I can relate to you. Just check out the polished videos on their YouTube channels. Jim Renacci cruises around on a Harley. Connie Pillich talks patriotism on the streets of Cincinnati. Jon Husted handles guns in his hometown. And Nan Whaley sits on the front porch,...

2:20 PM Monday, May. 22, 2017

Those running for governor in Ohio each have the same message for voters: I can relate to you. Just check out the polished videos on their YouTube channels. Jim Renacci cruises around on a Harley. Connie Pillich talks patriotism on the streets of Cincinnati. Jon Husted handles guns in his hometown. And Nan Whaley sits on the front porch,...
State Rep. Huffman running for Ohio Senate seat held by Bill Beagle
 Republican state representative Steve Huffman said Friday that he will run for the Ohio Senate seat now held by Bill Beagle, who is barred by term limits from running for another term. Huffman, a physician and former Miami County coroner, said he wants to continue in the Senate working on finding solutions to health care and the opiate addiction...

6:24 PM Friday, May. 19, 2017

Republican state representative Steve Huffman said Friday that he will run for the Ohio Senate seat now held by Bill Beagle, who is barred by term limits from running for another term. Huffman, a physician and former Miami County coroner, said he wants to continue in the Senate working on finding solutions to health care and the opiate addiction...
Small towns relying on traffic camera money targeted by lawmaker
 No more using traffic cameras to gin up piles of cash for the local township or small town, says state Sen. Tom Patton, R-Strongsville. “I’m just against people playing gotcha,” Patton said. Patton introduced four bills designed to end what he considers unfair speed traps operated by small local jurisdictions. The move is...

5:37 PM Friday, May. 19, 2017

No more using traffic cameras to gin up piles of cash for the local township or small town, says state Sen. Tom Patton, R-Strongsville. “I’m just against people playing gotcha,” Patton said. Patton introduced four bills designed to end what he considers unfair speed traps operated by small local jurisdictions. The move is...
Ohio House toughens penalties for attacks on first responders.
 The Ohio House gave unanimous approval on Wednesday to a bill that would impose extra prison time for criminal offenders who assault firefighters, paramedics, members of the military or federal law enforcement officers. The additional sanctions are already applied if the offender assaults an Ohio peace officer or prosecutor. RELATED: More...

10:00 AM Thursday, May. 18, 2017

The Ohio House gave unanimous approval on Wednesday to a bill that would impose extra prison time for criminal offenders who assault firefighters, paramedics, members of the military or federal law enforcement officers. The additional sanctions are already applied if the offender assaults an Ohio peace officer or prosecutor. RELATED: More...
Retired Ohio police, firefighters could see changes to health plans
 Retired cops and firefighters will likely see big changes in their health care coverage but not until January 2019, said Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund Director John J. Gallagher, Jr., on Wednesday. “This is all being done in an effort to preserve the fund and extend its solvency to allow members, especially those of a younger age...

2:56 PM Wednesday, May. 17, 2017

Retired cops and firefighters will likely see big changes in their health care coverage but not until January 2019, said Ohio Police & Fire Pension Fund Director John J. Gallagher, Jr., on Wednesday. “This is all being done in an effort to preserve the fund and extend its solvency to allow members, especially those of a younger age...
Ohio may declare June 12 Superman Day
 Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Superman may literally get his day in Ohio — June 12 would be designed “Superman Day” if pending legislation becomes law. House Bill 135, sponsored by state Rep. Bill Patmon, D-Cleveland, is scheduled for a vote...

5:26 PM Tuesday, May. 16, 2017

Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! Superman may literally get his day in Ohio — June 12 would be designed “Superman Day” if pending legislation becomes law. House Bill 135, sponsored by state Rep. Bill Patmon, D-Cleveland, is scheduled for a vote...
House speaker owes back rent on luxury Columbus condo
 Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, disclosed this week that he owes back rent on a downtown Columbus luxury condo owned by GOP donor Ginni Ragan. “There are some areas where I’m getting her paid back, just for last year,” Rosenberger told this newspaper on Tuesday. The speaker declined to say how much he...

4:35 PM Tuesday, May. 16, 2017

Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, R-Clarksville, disclosed this week that he owes back rent on a downtown Columbus luxury condo owned by GOP donor Ginni Ragan. “There are some areas where I’m getting her paid back, just for last year,” Rosenberger told this newspaper on Tuesday. The speaker declined to say how much he...
Distracted driving could mean extra $100 fine in Ohio
 Distracted drivers would face stiffer penalties for moving violations — an additional $100 tacked onto the ticket — if pending legislation becomes law. State Reps. Jim Hughes, R-Columbus, and Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, are backing House Bill 95, which is slated for a possible vote this week in the House Transportation and Public...

9:56 PM Monday, May. 15, 2017

Distracted drivers would face stiffer penalties for moving violations — an additional $100 tacked onto the ticket — if pending legislation becomes law. State Reps. Jim Hughes, R-Columbus, and Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, are backing House Bill 95, which is slated for a possible vote this week in the House Transportation and Public...
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