House Bill Would Prevent Illegal Immigrants from Receiving Driver’s Licenses

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 […]


Bipartisan Ohio House Bill Would Ban Automated Traffic Cameras

A proposal with bipartisan support in the Ohio House of Representatives would prohibit state and local officials from using automated traffic cameras to issue citations, following last week’s Hamilton County Common Pleas Court ruling that speed enforcement cameras being used in a southwest Ohio village violated citizens’ due process rights. House Bill 69 (HB 69), […]


Ohio BMV Hits Reverse on New Plate Fee Request

A Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) budget request that would have required Ohio drivers to pay $10 for new license plates every seven years was apparently dropped by the Ohio Department of Public Safety (ODPS) soon after it was announced on January 28. Conservative activist group Americans for Prosperity – Ohio (AFP Ohio) put out […]


Columbus Mayor, Liberal Groups Worked to Block Gun Rights Bill in Ohio Legislature

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman’s office worked with liberal activists and employees of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to block a gun rights bill in the Ohio General Assembly, public records obtained by Media Trackers show. Media Trackers has previously reported on the groups’ coordination to use shooting deaths for political gain. Senate Bill 17, signed […]