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Ohio Facial Recognition Task Force releases recommendations

Ohio Facial Recognition Task Force releases recommendations

The panel was selected to advise the attorney general on how to maintain the system as an effective tool for law enforcement while protecting privacy and civil liberties.
Parents, educators urge clarity on state school voucher program

Parents, educators urge clarity on state school voucher program

“... Taking community tax dollars to fund tuition at a private school exacerbates the very problem we are trying to solve,” said Heather Weingart, president of the board of education for Shaker Heights City Schools. “It’s a tactic that steals money from our public schools that they so desperately need."
Celebrating 100 years of women powering the vote

Celebrating 100 years of women powering the vote

The League of Women Voters of Ohio will use the centennial to highlight the league's history and the obstacles overcome to ensure all women have a voice at the polls.
Ohio House Health Committee considering health care bills

Ohio House Health Committee considering health care bills

HB 469 would force insurance companies to count payments from copay assistance programs toward a patient’s deductible.
Survey: Many don’t realize heart disease is No. 1 killer for women

Survey: Many don’t realize heart disease is No. 1 killer for women

Only 20 percent of millennials correctly identified heart disease as the leading killer.
Register to vote today; vote early Wednesday

Register to vote today; vote early Wednesday

The secretary of state said election officials are working on significant security improvements to ward off possible cyberattacks.
Groups call on state leaders to save safety net programs

Groups call on state leaders to save safety net programs

Some analysts say the president’s budget plan is essentially "dead on arrival" because it won't be taken seriously by congressional leaders.
Should pay stubs for Ohio workers be mandatory?

Should pay stubs for Ohio workers be mandatory?

An Ohio Senate committee is considering legislation that would require Ohio businesses to provide pay statements.
Gov. Mike DeWine announces details of Hands-Free Ohio bill

Gov. Mike DeWine announces details of Hands-Free Ohio bill

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, traffic fatalities on Ohio roads have increased in five of the past six years.
Ohio Senate signs off on stiffer penalties for school bus scofflaws

Ohio Senate signs off on stiffer penalties for school bus scofflaws

The School Bus Safety Act would increase the maximum fine from $500 to $1,000 for motorists who improperly pass a stopped school bus. It also would establish increasing tiered penalties for additional infractions motorists commit within 10 years.
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