Columbus Dispatch
Editorial: Departing school board member had expertise this district needs
... Coleman’s Education Commission, the attorney and one-time head of the Ohio Department of Insurance already had demonstrated an independent approach and a willingness to use her expertise and experience ...
12/12/2018 Online
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Columbus Dispatch
Letter: Kasich should veto gun-friendly bill
...John Kasich must veto HB 228. In 2016, 38,658 Americans were killed by gun violence. Yet, HB 228 would prevent municipal governments from addressing the local causes of gun violence. Not only would this ...
12/12/2018 Online
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WOUB 89​.1 (Cambridge)
Adult Literacy Efforts Make a Real Difference in Impoverished Areas of USA
... Patton College of Education at Ohio University became the first four year institution in Ohio to receive a special Aspire Grant from the Ohio Department ofHigher Education to address adult literacy needs....
12/12/2018 Online
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Streetsboro Portage County Legal News
Ohio election panel tosses minor parties' debate complaint
...John Kasich joined a growing number of high-profile candidates around the country when he refused to debate his rival, Democrat Ed FitzGerald, during a runaway re-election bid in 2014. The debate process,...
12/12/2018 Online
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Youngstown Vindicator
Trumbull elections board to replace touch-screen voting system with paper system
..., including low-tech polling booths to be purchased later, will be paid for with money the Ohio Legislature allocated for it, Penrose said. The new system will involve voters getting a paper ballot, taking ...
12/12/2018 Online
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Youngstown Vindicator
Ohio senators demand answers from GM CEO Mary Barra
...Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, and Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, on Tuesday sent a letter to GM CEO Mary Barra asking her to answer questions about the future of the plant. The senators set a Dec. 21 deadline ...
12/12/2018 Online
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Bryan Times Online
Sherrod Brown: GM workers deserve our support
If you love this country, you fight for the people who make it work - people like the workers at Lordstown.

That’s why last week, Senator Portman and I met with General Motors CEO Mary Barra and demanded...

12/12/2018 Online
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Youngstown Vindicator
Trumbull returning to paper ballots next year
..., including low-tech polling booths to be purchased later, will be paid for with money the Ohio Legislature allocated for it, Penrose said. Read more about the matter in Wednesday's Vindicator or on Vindy....
12/11/2018 Online
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WKSU 89​.7
DeWine Shares Plans For Inauguration
...John Kasich held both his ceremonial inaugurations at the Ohio Theatre on Capitol Square. In 2007, Ted Strickland was sworn in on a stage on the west steps of the Statehouse. As for DeWine’s official ...
12/11/2018 Online
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Findlay Courier
State legislation includes $15M for Blanchard River flood control
Lawmakers in the Ohio House are expected to consider a bill that would fund several projects along the Lake Erie shoreline, and appropriate about $15 million for flood mitigation along the Blanchard River....
12/11/2018 Online
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WKSU 89​.7
Ohio Lawmakers Call for Study on Effects of State Laws on African Americans
... effects of Ohio laws on African-Americans

Democratic Representative Stephanie Howse of Cleveland says the legislatureneeds a study like this. "It will provide an opportunity for people to have some ...

12/11/2018 Online
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bucyrustelegraphforum​.com
Think you can write a funny sign for Ohio highways? Now you have a chance
...The Ohio Department of Transportation wants to hear from you and the winning message will be displayed on digital message boards through the state. Think you can write a funny sign for Ohio highways? ...
12/11/2018 Online
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WDTN NBC Channel 2
New Ohio law prohibits sale, installation of unsafe used tires
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COLUMBUS (WDTN) - Governor John Kasich signed Senate Bill 223 into law Tuesday, banning the sale and installation of unsafe used tires for vehicles in Ohio....

12/11/2018 Online
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Akron Beacon Journal
Thousands of Ohio high school seniors graduate thanks to less stringent requirements
...At the state board’s urging, the legislature last week approved extending alternative graduation requirements for the classes of 2019 and 2020. The move addressed growing concerns among Ohio educators ...
12/11/2018 Online
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Massillon Independent
What's being dumped on Lawrence Twp. property?
...He referred other questions on the dam construction to the Ohio Department ofNatural Resources, which heads the project. A public relations representative for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources ...
12/11/2018 Online
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WKEF ABC Channel 22
Ohio senators press for answers about future of Lordstown GM plant
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Ohio leaders respond to POTUS declaring opioid crisis a public health emergency (Courtesy: Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown's official websites, MGN Online)

MIAMI VALLEY, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) -...

12/11/2018 Online
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Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio lawmaker pitches new betting tax for pro sports leagues
... New Orleans on these folks' tab, and then after we've enjoyed their hospitality, we will write the legislation," said Carmichael. "That is far beyond the bounds of propriety." While Coley pitched the conference ...
12/11/2018 Online
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Cleveland Plain Dealer
Ohio General Assembly eyes two abortion bans as clock ticks on legislature
...John Kasich. It may be difficult to get lawmakers to the Ohio Statehouse, however, since they often travel over the holidays. D&E ban

The House Criminal Justice committee passed S.B 145, the D&E ban,...

12/11/2018 Online
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Portsmouth Daily Times
Bypass ribbon cutting is Thursday, road to open Friday
... There is no longer anything tentative about the Ohio Department ofTransportation’s plans to hold a ribbon-cutting for the long talked about Southern Ohio Veterans Memorial Highway or State Route 823....
12/11/2018 Online
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Mount Vernon News
Council OKs water line projects
... for about $46,000 to do the engineering on the extension so the project can be built before the Ohio Department of Transportation resurfaces Ohio 13 from Mount Vernon to the Licking County line in 2019....
12/11/2018 Online
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Eaton Register-Herald
Securing the benefits our veterans earned
...Sherrod Brown

Last month’s Veterans Day celebrations around Ohio are a reminder that nothing is more important than serving those who have sacrificed so much for our country. With the Senate back in ...

12/11/2018 Online
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WTOV 9 (Steubenville)
Lower tax rates in Ohio mean the savings come back to you
...Anything to help people to get an economic break its fantastic." According to Governor John Kasich, they have reduced Ohio taxes 16 percent since 2011. This has saved Ohio taxpayers more than $5 billion....
12/11/2018 Online
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Perry County Tribune
More than 60,000 Deer Checked During Ohio’s Weeklong Gun Season
... COLUMBUS - Despite enduring some poor weather, hunters in Ohio checked 60,557 white-tailed deer during the 2018 weeklong deer-gun season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR)....
12/11/2018 Online
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