STATE POLITICAL NEWS
 
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio nuclear bailout effort would simply delay the pain in a marketplace no longer favorable to nuclear: Katie Tubb (Opinion)
...the absurdity and unfairness of such a law. Well, a similar situation is playing out in the Ohio legislature now.

Swap lemonade stands for electricity companies that run on natural gas, coal and renewables....

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Greenville Daily Advocate
ECOT settlement announced
...perspective, these dollars could have paid for 15 teachers."

The settlement comes after reviews by the Ohio Department of Education found ECOT lacked documentation to substantiate student participation. The...

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Cleveland Plain Dealer
Here are resources for PrEP information, providers and cost assistance
...jkratz@metrohealth.org to sign up for the email list for meeting notifications.

Ohio directory of PrEP providers

Ohio Department of Health HIV/STI Hotline

1-800-332-2437

OHIV.org

PAPI, Ohio assistance with PreP, Online...

06/14/2019 Online
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Columbus Dispatch
Editorial: Ballot issue on background checks for guns makes sense
...have shown broad bipartisan support for background checks for gun sales.

It’s disappointing the legislature in recent years has ignored public opinion and instead passed one law after another to weaken the...

06/14/2019 Online
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Columbus Dispatch
Column: Time to rework the self-deprecating language of women
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Connie Schultz is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, professional in residence at Kent State University's school of journalism and is married to U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio. con.schultz@yahoo.com
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Ashtabula Star Beacon
Strengthen Ohio communities by reforming drug sentencing laws
...the federal First Step Act, signed into law by President Trump. Now it’s Ohio’s turn.

The state legislature should pass laws this session that will save lives and improve public safety. When we stop wasting...

06/14/2019 Online
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Bryan Times Online
Brown pushing effort to put locally grown crops in school cafeterias
...decent bit of news in the works for years to come...and for their children as well.

U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) recently introduced the Kids Eat Local Act, which a statement...

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Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio’s medical marijuana industry still facing delays: Capitol Letter
...serving with the Marines, Eaton reports. U.S. Rep. Dave Joyce of Bainbridge Township has introduced legislation in Congress to name the building after the late Lance Corporal Andrew "Ace" Nowacki, who was killed...
06/13/2019 Online
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WKRC-TV CBS 12 (Cincinnati)
New Cincinnati marijuana ordinance may spark more questions than answers
...little smoky. What if you're pulled over in the city limits but by an Ohio State Highway patrolman? Ohio Department of Public Safety says its officers charge under the Ohio Revised Code, 2925.11C for possession...
06/13/2019 Online
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Cleveland Morning Journal
Lorain Schools educators testify about latest school legislation in Ohio Senate
...other Ohio communities traveled June 13 to the Capitol for a Senate Education Committee hearing on legislation to create Ohio’s next two-year state budget.

It is known as Amended Substitute House Bill 166....

06/13/2019 Online
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Cleveland Morning Journal
Trump administration reviewing foreign money to US colleges
...report the funding, and that the Education Department failed to provide adequate oversight.

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, chairman of the panel, told the department in January to issue updated guidance and...

06/13/2019 Online
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Springfield News Sun
Final vote expected Friday on Derr Road project in Springfield
...Alternative 4 now moves to the Clark County-Springfield Transportation Coordinating Committee and the Ohio Department of Transportation for final approval.

If it is approved, the wheels on the project can...

06/13/2019 Online
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