U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Black ruled earlier this week that Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states, asserting there is “no rational basis” for defining marriage as between one man and one woman.
Documents recently unsealed by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s office detail the State of Ohio’s case against Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly, alleging a pattern of graft and corruption extending nearly half a decade.
State investigators formally pressed charges against Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly last week, the latest result of a months-long criminal investigation into the southeastern Ohio law enforcement official.
Village of Martinsville employee James Robinson, Jr., charged with multiple felonies related to the production of methamphetamines using taxpayer resources, already had a history of drug offenses when his grandmother hired him to work for the southwestern Ohio town.
Ohio Representative Matt Lynch (R-Chagrin Falls) and Rep. Wes Retherford (R-Hamilton) explained House Bill 254 (HB 254), their proposal to prevent illegal immigrants from receiving in-state tuition rates, to the House Education Committee in an evening session last week.
The Ohio arm of Organizing for Action (OFA) made a failed attempt to generate excitement for “comprehensive immigration reform” at an August 30 Statehouse rally.
Ohio Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) has reintroduced a bill that would prevent illegal immigrants from filing insurance claims with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for injuries incurred while working in the state illegally.
Last week, amnesty advocacy group DREAMActivist Ohio delivered a petition with over 1,000 signatures to the Ohio Board of Regents demanding taxpayers subsidize illegal immigrants’ college education by offering in-state tuition rates at public schools.
Embattled Ohio Representative Peter Beck (R-Mason) is resisting calls for his resignation from Ohio Republican Party leaders, suggesting he will fight to clear his name of a long list of securities and investment fraud charges.
State Representative Matt Lynch, a Republican from Chagrin Falls, has introduced legislation to prevent the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) from issuing driver’s licenses to illegal immigrants, responding to a controversial decision from the Ohio Department of Public Safety and Attorney General Mike DeWine. House Bill 114 (HB 114) would revert Ohio law to its […]