Politics & Government

Police academy
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An Ohio police task force is recommending the state boost the minimum number of required training hours for officers and use stricter screening for applicants.

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Ohioans who repeatedly use guns to commit crimes could face tougher penalties under a new proposed law.


Democrats are mourning a man they consider a giant of Ohio politics. Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles reports on the way Paul Tipps is being remembered.

The Ohio Statehouse
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The House is set to vote on its version of the state budget tomorrow. But budget hearings in the Senate have already started - kicking off with the state budget director.

It’s looking more like Gov. John Kasich is going to run for President in 2016.

Statehouse Reporters Roundtable

Apr 20, 2015
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Governor John Kasich says that he's "seriously considering" running for president, as the Republican presidential field crowds with hopefuls: Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruze, Rand Paul, and possibly former Governor Jeb Bush.

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A would-be libertarian candidate in Ohio's gubernatorial election last year has filed a complaint alleging Gov. John Kasich's re-election team broke election law and owes a hefty fine.