Ohio Legislature

State government
6:00 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Ohio Senate leaders review 2014 session

This election year was a relatively slow year for the Ohio legislature as lawmakers spent most of the year campaigning.  That changed in the last few weeks.

Several bills zipped through the lame duck session, but none in a more dramatic fashion than the last minute agreement on a way to change the process of drawing lawmakers’ district boundaries.

There were rumors of the resolution’s success and demise for days.  And after 17 hours of negotiations on the last day the Senate met, at 4 a.m. a vote was taken and it passed with only one "no" vote.  

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Ohio legislature
3:48 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Ohio House Republicans select leaders

From Left to Right: Jim Buchy (Greenville), Dorothy Pelanda (Marysville), Mike Dovilla (Berea), Cliff Rosenberger (Clarksville), Barbara Sears (Sylvania), Ron Amstutz (Wooster)
Credit Andy Chow/Ohio Public Radio

Cliff Rosenberger of Clinton County will be Ohio’s first Asian-American Speaker of the House.

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8:53 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Ohio's 9th District Senate seat and 54th District House seat races could be interesting

Michael E. Keating

A couple of seats in the Ohio legislature could make for interesting races.  WVXU Political Reporter Howard Wilkinson talks about one seat held by Democrats for decades where a formidable Republican could be running and another where the incumbent is facing charges and could be on trial during the election.

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