Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost recently published a report detailing two separate cases of theft in office his investigators uncovered in a 2010-2012 audit for the Village of Rutland, in Meigs County.
Ohio Recent Headlines
Efforts to repeal or modify “green” electricity mandates Ohio enacted in 2008 face fierce opposition from renewable energy lobbyists and environmentalist groups, who claim the state restrictions save Ohioans money.
Geauga County school districts Newbury Local Schools and Berkshire Local Schools are considering a merger in order to deal with the budget problems that have plagued districts across Ohio.
Three of the six Ohio House members who challenged Republican Governor John Kasich’s enactment of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in court have been denied the endorsement of the Ohio Republican Party.
Ohio Democratic Party (ODP) leaders and their allies in the labor union and abortion movements are attacking early voting limits enacted last month by Republicans, continuing a 2012 campaign theme decrying “voter suppression.”
Butler County Court of Common Pleas Judge Michael Sage ordered the Village of New Miami to temporarily shut down its automated traffic cameras last week while the Ohio Supreme Court deliberates on Toledo’s “traffic court” administrative hearing system, which New Miami’s system was modeled after.
State Rep. Anne Gonzales (R-Westerville) has introduced a bill that she says will clarify Ohio’s concealed handgun laws, following an incident last month when New Albany officials detained a parent for carrying a firearm while picking up his child at school.
I discussed the Ohio House primary campaign launched by “Main Street” Republican Steve LaTourette’s daughter on the Brian Thomas Morning Show on 55KRC yesterday, and we also talked about Ohio Democratic Party ties to union front group We Are Ohio.
The DataOhio Initiative, an ambitious open-government proposal from two Republican legislators, received a fourth hearing in a subcommittee of the Ohio House State and Local Government Committee this week.
State Rep. Matt Lynch (R-Bainbridge Twp.) is challenging incumbent Congressman Dave Joyce (R-OH 14) for the seat formerly held by Joyce’s friend Steve LaTourette, a lobbyist working to purge conservatives from the Republican Party.