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The daily newspaper of Ohio’s capital city has endorsed Republican Gov. John Kasich for re-election.
Gamblers who hit jackpots in Ohio won’t be the only winners if they owe back child support.
The Ohio Supreme Court ordered a Cleveland suburb to let voters have their say on a proposed ban on traffic cameras.
An Ohio lawmaker who sponsored the state’s texting-while-driving ban says more should be done to strengthen the law.
Civil rights attorneys are urging a federal appeals court to uphold expanded early voting in Ohio.
Elections officials in Ohio will start mailing absentee ballots Saturday to registered military and overseas voters who have requested one.
Consumers know you pay more when you buy a product through a middleman who must mark up the price to make a profit.
As another round of state report-card data in Ohio shows a significant performance gap between low-income and wealthier districts, one key state lawmaker says it’s time for Ohio to get serious about addressing the “crisis.”
The candidates for Ohio attorney general are both lawyers who are competitive and have boundless energy.
Sixteen months after she was appointed to a vacancy on the Franklin County Common Pleas bench, Colleen O’Donnell is running for the right to complete the term.
For the past year or more, Ed FitzGerald has harshly criticized the mix of tax cuts and increases that wound up with a $3 billion net reduction by Gov. John Kasich and the GOP legislature.
Eight years as a trial attorney is plenty of preparation to be a judge, says Chris Brown, 34, who is seeking a seat on the Franklin County Common Pleas bench in the Nov. 4 election.
If Columbus is to host the Democratic National Convention in 2016, it’s going to require more than $50 million, at least a thousand more cops and tons of patience from residents.
They traded the life they planned for the one their grandchildren needed.
Democrats and Republicans have a fundamental disagreement over the impact of income-tax cuts on job creation, and that disparity is on full display in Ohio’s race for governor.
Ohio has something of a size problem.
After a huge toxic-algae bloom in the western part of Lake Erie contaminated Toledo’s public water supply this summer, environmentalists, politicians and scientists scrambled.
Franklin County voters will choose among three candidates to determine who will complete an unexpired term on the Domestic Relations and Juvenile Court bench.
Two Army veterans who want to be first-time judges are running against each other for a seat on the Franklin County Common Pleas Court.
Underscoring the new wide-open spaces of how political campaigns are funded, checks of up to $50,000 are being solicited by the Ohio Republican Party for a Wednesday gathering to help GOP candidates.
The candidates for Ohio treasurer disagree about how to prevent another bribery and kickback scandal like the one that blew up on former Treasurer Kevin Boyce’s watch.
There are plenty of DeWines to go around in the first salvos in the TV ad war in the Ohio attorney general’s campaign, which also are the first ads in a 2014 statewide down-ticket race.
In a pointed 74-page brief, lawyers for the ACLU, NAACP and other groups urged the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday to reject Republican attempts to reduce the days Ohio voters can cast an early, in-person ballot.
School panel that approved lavish travel for CEO also helped itself.
For many, texting rivals talking as the primary method of communication — especially for young people, but also adults who are tethered to their smartphones for work and social purposes.
John Kasich has reinvigorated Ohio and deserves second term.
Sound construction of wells will protect water, researchers find.
Conservative groups critical of nonpartisan S&P conclusion.
Down in the polls, candidates for governor, treasurer, attorney general and secretary of state among those on a tour of Ohio.
The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday ordered the city of Maple Heights to put a charter proposal that would ban the use of cameras to monitor traffic laws before voters in the November election.
The brief but highly publicized escape last week of Chardon school shooter T.J. Lane and two other inmates from a prison in Lima has critics questioning whether budget cuts and staff reductions have compromised the security of the state’s prison system.
Ohioans have claimed more than $6.3 billion in income deductions under the new small business tax break, worth an estimated $253 million in tax savings.
The down-ballot campaign ad war has begun.
State Sen. Shirley Smith is pressing to remove a fellow Democrat from a prison watchdog committee on the grounds that he made “derogatory” comments against Republican Gov. John Kasich’s administration.
The Ohio Chamber of Commerce awarded its fourth endorsement to a statewide elected official Friday, this time to incumbent Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine.
Kasich’s Iowa problem: If Republican Gov. John Kasich does run for president in 2016 – something increasingly possible – a few of his remarks this week to the Youngstown Vindicator’s editorial board could come back and haunt him in Iowa.
Gov. John Kasich is a bundle of idiosyncrasies.
Ohio’s gubernatorial campaign will end when Ohioans choose to give Republican Gov. John Kasich a second term or replace Kasich with his Democratic challenger, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald.
When Plain Dealer Washington Bureau reporter Sabrina Eaton revealed earlier this month that incumbent U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge would not appear for her usual City Club debate — and had no other plans to debate her Republican opponent, Mark Zetzer of Shaker Heights — her spokeswoman cited as a reason their joint endorsement appearance before our editorial board.
When Gov. John Kasich took office, he and his anti-choice allies scoured Ohio’s regulations to look for excuses to close clinics and effectively outlaw abortion.
As a Midwestern state with Midwestern values, Ohio falls in line with the results of the most recent CNN National Poll which concluded that a majority of Americans oppose taxpayer funding for abortion.
While some members of the Ohio House of Representatives foolishly crusade to repeal the Common Core standards — rigorous standards that could boost the math and reading skills of young Ohioans — two state senators are eager to tackle a subject that should have a far higher priority statewide.
If legislators don’t approve his increased severance tax proposal, Gov. John Kasich said the oil and gas industry is likely to face even higher tax rates through a ballot initiative.
Then an Ohio State University student government leader, Ed FitzGerald met with then-Congressman John Kasich in his Washington office a quarter of a century ago.
A promised bill mandating testing of drinking water for a toxin produced by algae is about to be introduced, adding to Ohio bills governing application of fertilizer to reduce farmland runoff.
If you want to learn as much as possible about how good your local school district performs, throw away the state report cards.
Income inequality promoted by Ohio’s tax-cut policies may be inhibiting the state’s economic growth.
They might have been at a tailgate, but Ohio Democratic candidates weren’t there to grill food or drink beer.
Ohio’s unemployment numbers remained unchanged from July to August, data released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services showed Friday.