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Rulli carries torch on Manning's final bill

Rulli carries torch on Manning's final bill

House Bill 144 would prohibit nurses from working mandatory overtime.
State lawmakers on both sides unveil police reform proposals

State lawmakers on both sides unveil police reform proposals

“Changes are needed. The status quo is not good enough,” state Rep. Phil Plummer, R-Dayton, said.
State House approves to-go and delivery sales of alcohol

State House approves to-go and delivery sales of alcohol

According to the Legislative Service Commission, there are more than 43,200 establishments in Ohio that would be eligible for expanded sales.
Questions, plaudits after ODH director's sudden resignation

Questions, plaudits after ODH director's sudden resignation

Some wondered Thursday if the hyper-partisan atmosphere of politics during the pandemic — at times including targeted harassment — had taken a toll on Youngstown native Dr. Amy Acton.
Ohio AG joins legal action against Texas companies in robocall battle

Ohio AG joins legal action against Texas companies in robocall battle

“Every call you report represents an important piece of evidence that can help us build cases like this one. Keep ’em coming,” Attorney General Dave Yost said.
House committee weighs proposal to limit pandemic orders of local health boards

House committee weighs proposal to limit pandemic orders of local health boards

House Bill 671 also prevents local health boards from punishing businesses that continue to operate amid a pandemic.
Lawmakers urge DeWine to ban use of tear gas by police departments

Lawmakers urge DeWine to ban use of tear gas by police departments

They say tear gas has dangerous health effects, violates civil and human rights and exacerbates the spread of COVID-19.
Buckeye Institute sounds the alarm on spending in COVID-19 legislation

Buckeye Institute sounds the alarm on spending in COVID-19 legislation

Local jurisdictions say Senate Bill 310 is necessary to help communities across the Buckeye State as they emerge from the COVID-19 outbreak.
Tens of thousands of Ohioans told to repay unemployment benefits

Tens of thousands of Ohioans told to repay unemployment benefits

After waiting weeks to have emergency funds approved, a growing number are receiving a letter asking them to pay back thousands of dollars. Meanwhile, software troubles continue to dog system.
DeWine proposes modest police reform; says more to come

DeWine proposes modest police reform; says more to come

Poland Township Police Chief Brian Goodin fears the plan will place training in the hands of people with less expertise, saying "Our policy is actually more strict than the one [the state] came up with."