Skip to content

State News

Bill would require paid family leave in Ohio

Bill would require paid family leave in Ohio

“The threat of a coronavirus outbreak underscores yet another reason why having a paid family leave program is critical,” state Rep. Kristin Boggs, D-Columbus, said in a news release.
Could federal climate investments bolster rural Ohio?

Could federal climate investments bolster rural Ohio?

Rural Ohio has what it takes to protect its way of life, and federal climate policy needs to take rural voices into account, one senior policy analyst says.
A pair of Ohio lawmakers want to ban transgender athletes from competing in women’s sports

A pair of Ohio lawmakers want to ban transgender athletes from competing in women’s sports

“It is not my desire to hurt anyone or punish those who may be affected by this legislation in some way, but to protect fair competition,” state Rep. Reggie Stoltzfus said.
This is who faces the worst access to the digital world in Ohio

This is who faces the worst access to the digital world in Ohio

Ohio attorney general offering training, grants to help prevent school violence

Ohio attorney general offering training, grants to help prevent school violence

“When a shooter attacks a school, we often learn afterward there were people who knew this person posed a threat. But nothing was done,” Attorney General Dave Yost said.
A call for more security funds after bomb threat against Youngstown Jewish community center

A call for more security funds after bomb threat against Youngstown Jewish community center

The Jewish Community Centers of Youngstown and Akron received possible bomb threats last weekend.
Maker of controversial pesticide used in Ohio to stop production

Maker of controversial pesticide used in Ohio to stop production

"I think what it sends a signal of is that people don't want this. They don't want it on their food, and they're responding to that," Earthjustice attorney Marisa Ordonia said.
Ohio AG, coalition urge corporate bankruptcy reform

Ohio AG, coalition urge corporate bankruptcy reform

“When corporations exploit loopholes, it’s the consumer who bears the brunt of the costs,” Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said.
Ohio program eases legal burden for survivors of domestic violence

Ohio program eases legal burden for survivors of domestic violence

The program is marking its first year, and its coordinator said to date, more than 400 Ohio women have received free legal assistance.
State lawmakers looking to revamp cosmetology licensing law

State lawmakers looking to revamp cosmetology licensing law

House Bill 399 would, in part, lower state-mandated licensure hour requirements for cosmetology, hair designer and barber licenses. It would also implement license reciprocity to recognize licenses from other states.
×
Be the first to read breaking stories. Allow browser notifications on your device. What are browser notifications?
No thanks