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Mahoning County voter guide: What you need to know now

Mahoning County voter guide: What you need to know now

This year’s general election on Nov. 2 includes several dozen contested races and issues at the city, village and township levels. Here's a list of all the candidates, levies and liquor options that will be on ballots this fall in Mahoning County.
House advances $3.5T Biden blueprint after deal with moderates

House advances $3.5T Biden blueprint after deal with moderates

Tensions had flared as a band of moderate lawmakers threatened to withhold their votes for the plan.
Trumbull County Democrats distributing 'Fair Districts' yard signs today

Trumbull County Democrats distributing 'Fair Districts' yard signs today

The event is scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m.
Incoming Ohio bill targets social media platform 'censorship'

Incoming Ohio bill targets social media platform 'censorship'

“These monopolized Big Tech platforms should not have the power to dictate what they deem as acceptable speech, that’s exactly why we have the First Amendment," said state Rep. Al Cutrona of Canfield, R-59th.
Biden approval rating falls below 50% for first time in his presidency, polling shows

Biden approval rating falls below 50% for first time in his presidency, polling shows

The drop comes during the Taliban’s takeover in Afghanistan and rising COVID-19 cases.
DeWine's GOP challenger Renacci says governor overreacted to COVID-19

DeWine's GOP challenger Renacci says governor overreacted to COVID-19

“I would not have done many of the draconian things that I believe Gov. [Mike] DeWine did,” said Jim Renacci, who's challenging DeWine in the gubernatorial primary. “Let's face it. He shut down very quickly. He relied on a director of health to scare people. We should never be scaring people."
Census data sets up redistricting fight over growing suburbs

Census data sets up redistricting fight over growing suburbs

The new detailed population data from the 2020 census will serve as the building block to redraw 429 U.S. House districts in 44 states and 7,383 state legislative districts across the U.S.
Ohio Redistricting Commission to host public hearing at YSU

Ohio Redistricting Commission to host public hearing at YSU

Public meetings throughout the state will provide Ohioans the opportunity to contribute their ideas on the future of Ohio's state legislative districts by offering public testimony and submitting map proposals.
Senate candidate Josh Mandel to host town hall today in Cortland

Senate candidate Josh Mandel to host town hall today in Cortland

The Republican is a Marine veteran and former state treasurer.
Ohio could receive more than $11B from federal infrastructure bill

Ohio could receive more than $11B from federal infrastructure bill

The White House said Ohio is expected to receive a minimum of $100 million to help provide broadband coverage across the state.
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