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June 19, 2017, 09:17:36 AM
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April 17, 2017, 09:25:21 AM
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Columbus Dispatch

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 20:37:04 +0000
Mike Gibbons, a Cleveland banker who is running for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, is out with an ad positioning himself as an outsider.The ad, titled "Vacation," is running on cable TV and the internet as part of a "six-figure" effort, his campaign said. [...]
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 18:13:00 +0000
Convicted child-killer Ronald Phillips has arrived at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility near Lucasville for his scheduled execution at 10 a.m. Wednesday.Phillips, 43, would be the first Ohioan executed in more than 3 1/2 years and the 54th since 1999. He was transferred Tuesday morning from the Chillicothe Correctional Institution.As his last meal, Phillips requested a large cheese, bell pepper and mushroom pizza, strawberry cheesecake, a two-liter bottle of Pepsi, [...]
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 10:51:19 +0000
The price of marijuana is going up — for Ohio taxpayers.The State Controlling Board, a legislative panel that oversees state expenditures, on Monday approved an additional $6 million to pay for startup expenses for the Ohio Medical Marijuana Program. That brings the total to about $11 million so far that taxpayers have paid for the program.In separate votes, the board approved an additional $1.6 million for the Ohio Board of Pharmacy and $4.4 million for the Ohio [...]
Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:36:12 +0000
A new guard will man the state's highest fire tower.Jeff Hussey of Granville has been appointed the State Fire Marshal by the Commerce Department director, Jacqueline Williams. He takes the reins after serving as chief deputy under Larry Flowers, who recently retired.Hussey will oversee the seven state fire bureaus, including Fire Prevention and the Ohio Fire Academy. He is a veteran of central Ohio fire departments, having begun his career in 1983 at the [...]
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 20:52:09 +0000
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Efforts to turn two looming cell towers in Ohio into faux pine trees to help them blend in with their surroundings are getting mixed reviews from residents.The Blade reports ( some residents in Springfield Township have derisively dubbed the towers "frankenpines."Adding branches to the towers in the Toledo suburb wasn't purely an aesthetic decision. It's a zoning requirement for cell towers erected in Springfield Township [...]
Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:30:53 +0000
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, doesn't appear to agree with Josh Mandel's recent tweet, but he's standing by the state treasurer anyway.Mandel, who is running to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, sparked a flurry on social media on Thursday with a single tweet. Mandel said he would "stand by" a man with a history of extreme [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:07:20 +0000
Sen. Rob Portman got his photo in the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday, although probably not one that he plans to frame.Instead, the Journal editorial page — directed by a hardy band of conservatives if there ever was one — ran photos of Portman and a handful of other Republican senators who expressed doubts or opposition last week to the Senate Republican health care bill.The photos looked more like an FBI “Most Wanted List,” and the [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 15:51:24 +0000
ECOT's first payment from the state for the new school year puts the online charter on a course to collect $103.6 million, even though a just-resolved state Department of Education attendance audit found it was owed only $44.6 million for the 2015-16 school year.That means even as Ohio starts to recoup the $60.35 million in overpayments from ECOT, the online giant continues to bill the state using the same enrollment system that resulted in the inflated bill to begin [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:27:41 +0000
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel took to Twitter on Thursday to "stand with" a man who has claimed that date rape doesn’t exist and that "diversity is a code for white genocide."In doing so, the GOP U.S. Senate candidate attacked the Anti-Defamation League, a Jewish civil-rights organization, as a "partisan witch hunt group."The ADL published a report titled  [...]
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:22:33 +0000
Republicans in Ohio will have to get a little more conservative to land a coveted Ohio Right to Life endorsement in 2018.The organization drew a hard line Thursday by announcing that candidates must hold a "pro-life" position containing no exceptions to abortion stemming from rape or incest to receive their political backing. The policy could impact a plethora of candidates seeking office during the 2018 midterm elections."A policy like this will shift the politics [...]
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 20:14:57 +0000
John Kasich will skip the governor's traditional opening day tour of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday due to the scheduled execution of a killer at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility."The governor will be monitoring the activities in Lucasville on Wednesday, and will tour the state fairgrounds on Thursday," said spokesman Jon Keeling.Ohio begins its lethal-injection execution process at 10 a.m. — generally about the time the governor presides over the opening [...]
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:47:37 +0000
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency and the Justice Department have sued the Ohio city of Cleveland Heights, saying it allowed raw sewage to flow into Lake Erie tributaries.The Plain Dealer reports that Cleveland Heights denies any liability related to the sewage overflow alleged in the lawsuit filed Wednesday.The city previously signed a consent decree that requires it to take steps to upgrade its sewer system. Officials estimate [...]
Thu, 20 Jul 2017 15:04:57 +0000
A Columbus lawyer has been permanently disbarred by the Ohio Supreme Court for stealing $363,444 in settlement funds in the cases of 23 clients.The justices revoked the law license of Shawn Andrea Little on Thursday, finding that she was "disingenuous, misleading and manipulative" and "selectively stole funds under circumstances where the clients were not likely to complain. [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:04:29 +0000
Eight months ago, state lawmakers approved the creation of a board designed to take a hard look at the more than $9 billion in annual tax credits, deductions and exemptions in Ohio’s tax code.Not only has there not been a meeting scheduled yet, as of Tuesday mid-afternoon legislative leaders hadn’t appointed a single person to the Tax Expenditure Review Committee."It’s past time for the General Assembly to get serious about limiting or eliminating [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 18:28:20 +0000
With the resumption of executions in Ohio a week away, a coalition of clergy, former corrections officials, death row exonerees and crime victims Wednesday called on Gov. John Kasich to block the lethal injection of child killer Ronald Phillips.Pastor Carl Ruby of Central Christian Church in Springfield, a recent convert to opposing capital punishment, said at a Statehouse press conference, "I'm here asking the governor to listen to his faith" and avoid "turning his back on [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:24:42 +0000
Now it can be told: It was supporters of Gov. John Kasich's presidential campaign who were behind a controversial campaign to "shame" voters just before the New Hampshire Republican primary in early 2016.A mailing to some New Hampshire voters, listing the voting turnout history of the recipients and friends and neighbors, asked "What if your friends, your neighbors and your community knew whether you voted?"The letters, apparently intended to boost voter turnout by [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 11:32:47 +0000
A key selling point by those pushing the contentious "Drug Price Relief Act" says that the initiative would save Ohioans more than $400 million a year by mandating that the state match prices the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs pays for drugs.But Greg Browning, a former director of the state Office of Budget and Management, says that number is "simply false" and based on flawed calculations."It doesn't work, in my mind, in terms of savings," Browning said. [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 00:06:05 +0000
President Donald Trump apparently sees a need to get out of Washington amid all the bad-news headlines about Russia, health care and approval ratings.It would be nice to be back among the cheers of his core supporters.So, the Republican's political organization plans a political rally — not a presidential visit — at 7 p.m. next Tuesday at the Covelli Centre in Youngstown in northeast Ohio. [...]
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:05:35 +0000
A three-judge panel has dismissed a grievance filed against Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon L. Kennedy for speaking before a group of abortion opponents while the court considers abortion-related cases.A coalition of 51 groups and individuals called for a professional-misconduct investigation of Kennedy on May 16, alleging she crossed an ethical line [...]
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 18:04:05 +0000
Ohio's John Kasich is neither the nation's most-beloved governor — nor the most hated.Governor approval ratings compiled from voter interviews by Morning Consult place Kasich in a tie for 17th among the nation's state-government CEOs at 57 percent.His disapproval rating came in at 30 percent, with 13 percent uncertain how to rank the second-term Republican. [...]