Ohio House of Representatives http://wvxu.org en Former Cincinnati and Ohio political leader William L. Mallory Sr. has died http://wvxu.org/post/former-cincinnati-and-ohio-political-leader-william-l-mallory-sr-has-died <p>One of Cincinnati's most storied political figures has died. According to family, William L. Mallory Sr. died peacefully Tuesday morning following an illness. He was 82.</p><p>Former Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory says his father could find inspiration in almost anything.</p><p>"He would be inspired by a thought, by a vision, by a natural landscape, and this would cause him to take on something new," says Mallory. "Sometimes it was poetry, sometimes it was legislation, sometimes it was activism... he was a deeply spiritual man."</p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 16:56:06 +0000 Tana Weingartner 20592 at http://wvxu.org Former Cincinnati and Ohio political leader William L. Mallory Sr. has died Groups tell Ohio legislators how they were targeted by IRS http://wvxu.org/post/groups-tell-ohio-legislators-how-they-were-targeted-irs <p>The Ohio General Assembly's House Policy and Legislative Oversight Committee met in Cincinnati Thursday to hear from people who claim they were targeted for extra scrutiny by the IRS.</p><p>Those who spoke, talked about how they had to answer pages of confusing questions that, at times, sounded like political research on their groups.</p><p>Timothy Savaglio is a member of the Liberty Township Tea Party. He says filling out the IRS's many and pointed questionnaires became like a full-time job.</p> Thu, 25 Jul 2013 19:59:26 +0000 Tana Weingartner 15402 at http://wvxu.org Groups tell Ohio legislators how they were targeted by IRS Beck won't resign Ohio House seat, lawyer says http://wvxu.org/post/beck-wont-resign-ohio-house-seat-lawyer-says <p>State Rep. Peter Beck of Mason, indicted Friday on 16 felony charges, will not be resigning from his seat in the Ohio House, his lawyer said Monday.</p><p>"He has no intention of doing that,'' Konrad Kircher, the Mason lawyer who is defending the Republican lawmaker told WVXU. "These are just charges. He plans to fight them, clear his name, and put this behind him."</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:34:40 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 15258 at http://wvxu.org Beck won't resign Ohio House seat, lawyer says