Ohio News

The 2018 campaigns are getting underway, with another Republican lining up a run next year.

Both of Ohio’s U.S. Senators are taking issue with President Trump’s executive order on immigration that left many, including some permanent residents with green cards, stranded in airports over the weekend. 

State lawmakers and policy advocates are sounding off in response to Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to cut income taxes while increasing other taxes to pay for those tax cuts. 

State lawmakers are sifting through the many policies listed in Gov. John Kasich’s last budget plan. The proposal reprises many of Kasich’s past reforms that he tried and failed to get through the Legislature in previous attempts.

Some parts of Governor John Kasich’s proposed two-year budget are not new. He says he realizes lawmakers might, once again, scrap those ideas but he says he will continue to push them.

Lawmakers are now sifting through the latest budget proposal from Gov. John Kasich. His nearly $67 billion plan features an income tax cut and a broader sales tax. 

Two Pike County men have been arrested on drug charges in a federal, state and local investigation. One of those charged is related to the eight members of the Rhoden family who were murdered last year. 

A group of lawmakers say it wants to tap into the energy behind the recent demonstrations and marches against the new federal agenda. 

President Donald Trump says he thinks millions of illegal votes were cast in the November election though there hasn’t been any confirmation of that. So he is calling for a major investigation to look into votes, particularly those in California and New York. But Ohio’s top elections chief says he’s certain there isn’t widespread voter fraud here.

Ohio must delay executing death row inmates after a federal judge ruled that its planned combination of drugs is unconstitutional. 

A group representing crime victims in Ohio says more needs to be done to make sure families who suffer from crime are treated fairly. And this group wants Ohio voters to take action to ensure equal rights for crime victims this fall by passing something that’s been passed in five other states.

The election for statewide office holders won’t happen for a couple of years. That’s not stopping one candidate from announcing his candidacy now.

Gov. John Kasich and lawmakers are about to go full speed ahead into another budget season where state leaders will likely have to find ways to cut back. But Kasich is insisting they increase funding in at least one area.

State investigators are ramping up their efforts to put an end to human trafficking by taking a closer look at current statistics and data. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled against members of the committee that nominated the Libertarian presidential ticket of Gary Johnson and Bill Weld to last fall’s ballot, where they were listed as independent candidates. 

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