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GOP lawmakers move to pass transgender girl sports ban in Ohio

GOP lawmakers move to pass transgender girl sports ban in Ohio

Gov. Mike DeWine issued a rare statement Friday against the legislation.
LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Bill would eliminate barrier to telemental health services

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Bill would eliminate barrier to telemental health services

“As we emerge from the pandemic, we must eliminate any needless bureaucratic red tape preventing patients from accessing telemental health services,” U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson said.
LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Bipartisan bill aims to help clean up blighted areas

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Bipartisan bill aims to help clean up blighted areas

The legislation was introduced by U.S. Reps. Tim Ryan of Howland and David McKinley of West Virginia.
LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Committee passes bill to rename Mahoning County bridge after WWII veteran

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Committee passes bill to rename Mahoning County bridge after WWII veteran

“William Vaughan’s service during WWII is a true example of bravery and heroism,” state Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan said.
Ohio House and Senate budgets differ on school funding, tax cuts

Ohio House and Senate budgets differ on school funding, tax cuts

Lawmakers have a June 30 deadline for passing a budget.
LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Ohio House passes bill prohibiting mandatory overtime for nurses

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Ohio House passes bill prohibiting mandatory overtime for nurses

Under the legislation, nurses can still voluntarily work overtime and hospitals can still offer overtime.
Reps. Lepore-Hagan, Crossman testify on resolution to expel Householder

Reps. Lepore-Hagan, Crossman testify on resolution to expel Householder

“Serving in the House is not a right — it is a privilege,” state Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan said.
COMMUNITY VIEW | The time to act on Householder’s removal has arrived

COMMUNITY VIEW | The time to act on Householder’s removal has arrived

[Former Ohio House Speaker Larry] Householder’s continued presence in the legislature is both offensive and disturbing.
LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | House Democratic resolution to expel Householder heads to committee

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | House Democratic resolution to expel Householder heads to committee

“Our resolution sends a forceful message that corruption has no place in the Ohio General Assembly and that alleged criminal misconduct of this magnitude will not be tolerated,” state Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan said.
Do you support Trump’s 2-year Facebook ban? Here’s what Americans said in a new poll

Do you support Trump’s 2-year Facebook ban? Here’s what Americans said in a new poll

Facebook’s decision to keep Trump off the platform for at least two years comes after its independent oversight board in May said the social media platform was right to suspend him — but not indefinitely.
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