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Columbus Dispatch

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 00:58:44 +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  [...]
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. [...]
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 22:15:35 +0000
Turns out that Vice President Mike Pence may have to look Ohio Gov. John Kasich in the eye after all following a factually incorrect jab at the Ohio governor last weekend.The Ohio governor plans to attend the reception but not the actual sold-out state dinner Saturday featuring Pence, sponsored by the Ohio Republican Party at the Ohio Union. Kasich has a family obligation and can't attend the dinner after Ohio GOP Chair Jane Timken's reception, [...]
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 11:41:54 +0000
A proposed crime victims' bill of rights known as Marsy's Law has qualified for the fall ballot as a constitutional amendment, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted confirmed Monday.The issue was certified to appear on the Nov. 7 statewide ballot.Husted, the state's top elections official, said advocates collected 371,749 valid signatures of registered voters from [...]
Mon, 17 Jul 2017 21:40:37 +0000
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An ex-employee has been charged with threatening a well-known Republican political consultant based in Ohio.Delaware Municipal court records show 30-year-old Greg Phelps recently pleaded not guilty to a charge of aggravated menacing against Rex Elsass, CEO of Strategy Group for Media. Phelps goes professionally as Gregg Phelps.Join the conversation at Facebook. [...]
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:33:50 +0000
How Ohio lawmakers voted last weekH. R. 1654: An amendment to a national defense bill to ban the Pentagon from paying for transition-related medical care to members of the U.S. military who are transgenderFailed: 209–214DemocratsNo: Beatty, Fudge, Kaptur, RyanRepublicans:Yes: Chabot, [...]
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:31:42 +0000
Franklin County hopes to show off to some 2,000 elected county leaders from across the United States next week and elevate its growing national reputation."We think they're going to leave here and say, 'Wow,'" Franklin County Commissioners President John O'Grady said of attendees of the 82nd annual National Association of [...]
Sun, 16 Jul 2017 00:07:40 +0000
In politics, there are two types of opponents of a proposal: those who dislike it, and those who will, in crunch time, actually vote against it.Based on Reporter Jim Siegel's conversations with Statehouse sources, there is little doubt that fewer than the necessary 60 House Republicans wanted to override Gov. John Kasich’s veto of a budget provision that would freeze Medicaid-expansion enrollment [...]
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 18:27:37 +0000
 AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and three firefighters were injured when an SUV crashed into a fire truck in northeast Ohio.Akron Police Capt. Daniel Zampelli says the SUV ran through a red light and collided with an Akron fire truck Friday afternoon, killing two people inside the SUV, including a 16-year-old girl. Police say three firefighters suffered minor injuries.Zampelli says after striking the truck, the SUV landed [...]
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 18:25:08 +0000
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two state agencies are urging people attending Ohio county fairs this summer to practice good hygiene when visiting livestock exhibits.The Ohio Departments of Agriculture and Health issued its advisory after reports that nearly 300 hogs at the Clinton County Fair in southwest Ohio would have to be destroyed. At least two hogs tested positive for swine flu, which can be transmitted to humans by direct contact with pigs.The agencies say [...]
Sat, 15 Jul 2017 18:15:38 +0000
WARREN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say more than 400 pounds (181 kilograms) of marijuana has been found in 15 new cars made in Mexico and shipped to Ohio and Pennsylvania to sell.A drug task force in Ohio's Portage County was called to a Ford dealership this week after a service department employee found a package of pressed marijuana in a spare tire compartment during a vehicle inspection.Investigators then went to a rail yard near Warren and found more packages in [...]