The House Finance Committee passed bills to create a program designed to attract public defenders to areas of the state with a shortage and legislation creating a fund to preserve water quality in the state.
Railroads in Ohio would have to operate trains with at least two crew members under a bill state lawmakers are considering. The move comes after the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) indicated it would not regulate
The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected fees that FirstEnergy has been charging its customers to modernize its grid, saying the state’s utility commission did not impose conditions on how the company uses the money.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued a disaster declaration for 10 counties in Ohio affected by severe weather last month. The declaration “will help those working to rebuild their homes and their lives,” Gov. Mike
The Senate Finance Committee concluded its public hearings on the state’s biennial budget, but lawmakers have a long road ahead to reconcile proposals for top priorities, including taxes and funding for education and local governments.
The House Finance Committee is expected to allocate $3 million over the next two years to fund a program aimed at attracting more public defenders throughout Ohio. With little discussion, the state Criminal Justice Committee
The Ohio House State and Local Government Committee this week began considering a bill aimed at reducing red tape and unnecessary regulations. Senate Bill 1 would require state agencies to reduce the number of regulations
Without discussion, an Ohio House committee voted to proceed with the creation of an office to combat drug addiction and overdose deaths. House Bill 10 allocates $11 million over the 2020 and 2021 fiscal years