The US Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case was a win for those who objected to the federal health care law’s requirement that the company offer insurance that covers contraceptives for women – and that includes Ohio’s Attorney General.
Mike DeWine is an avowed opponent of the Affordable Care Act and wrote a brief that was signed by Republican Attorneys General from 19 other states. DeWine said though it was a narrow decision, it was a significant one:
The College of Mount Saint Joseph is no more. Beginning Tuesday, it becomes Mount St. Joseph University.
The school plans to unveil the new name on its monument during an 11 a.m. ceremony Tuesday.
Public Relations Manager Jill Eichhorn says while the logo is new, the mission remains unchanged.
"We're still The Mount and that will never change," says Eichhorn. "We're still known as The Mount. We're still the small, private, liberal arts college that has the personal attention for the students and the faculty."
Former Cincinnati solicitor John Curp is leaving city government to return to private practice.
Curp will be joining the Blank Rome law firm to work with clients on issues involving local, state and federal governments. He starts his new position Tuesday.
Interim City Manager Scott Stiles removed Curp as solicitor in January just more than a month into the new term of Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley. After his demotion, he was assigned to work as the general counsel for the Water Works/MSD/Storm water combined utility.
WVXU political reporter talked this morning with Maryanne Zeleznik about the Democratic candidates for Congress in southwest Ohio; and Ohio's chances of hosting a Republican or Democratic presidential nominating convention next year.