Ohio Representative Matt Lynch (R-Bainbridge Twp.) recently introduced legislation “to prohibit courts, administrative agencies, and arbitrators from applying foreign law to the detriment of constitutional rights under the United States and Ohio constitutions.”
Northeastern Ohio leftists Rep. Mike Foley (D-Cleveland) and Rep. Bob Hagan (D-Youngstown) have introduced legislation to increase the state minimum wage to $10.10, which they say will help poor Ohioans and punish unfair employers.
A weakened version of the DataOhio Initiative advanced to the House State and Local Government Committee with a vote of the Shared Services and Government Efficiency Subcommittee this week.
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.
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.
An additional 53 charges were added to the case against State Representative Peter Beck (R-Mason) last week, the latest development in an investment and securities fraud investigation prompted by a lawsuit filed in the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas.
Anti-Second Amendment activists turned out in force to an Ohio House of Representatives Judiciary Committee hearing last week to lodge complaints against House Bill 231 (HB 231), a proposal to expand Ohioans’ concealed carry rights.
An IRS filing obtained by Media Trackers sheds additional light on “Keep Ohio’s Heritage,” an International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) front created to ensure Ohioans cannot opt out of paying union bosses.
Advocates of the Second Amendment continue to press for stronger protections of Ohioans’ constitutional rights with proposals including House Bill 99 (HB 99), following multiple Statehouse victories last year.
Legislation aimed at restricting law enforcement use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) received a second hearing in the Ohio House Transportation, Public Safety, and Homeland Security committee this week.