kristina roegner

A proposal from the Ohio House that would require people with COVID-19 give consent to contact tracing in writing has been rejected by the Senate. That sends the bill to a conference committee.

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland
Jay LaPrete / AP

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland is officially joining the effort to repeal the death penalty, saying he regrets the way he handled capital punishment while he was in office. 

A sundial at the Ohio Statehouse is a replica of the Mount Vernon Sundial.
Michael Rupert / Arts In Ohio

The Ohio Senate has approved a resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to put the country permanently on daylight saving time.

Sen. Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson) talks about occupational license reciprocity in the Ohio Statehouse.
Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio

Republican lawmakers in the Ohio House and Senate are pushing for a bill that would recognize occupational licenses granted in other states.

Opponents of abortion pill reversal bill gather in front of the  Statehouse.
Jo Ingles / Ohio Public Radio

A bill in the Ohio Senate would require doctors to give women who receive medication abortions information on a controversial reversal procedure. Opponents of the legislation got their chance to speak out to an Ohio Senate committee Tuesday.

A sundial at the Ohio Statehouse is a replica of the Mount Vernon Sundial.
Michael Rupert / Arts In Ohio

A state lawmaker wants this to be the last year Ohioans spring forward and fall back. A new bill would make Ohio stay on Daylight Saving Time year-round.

Gov. John Kasich delivered his seventh State of the State speech in the Sandusky State Theatre in Sandusky in April.
Daniel Konik

Gov. John Kasich has made a rare move regarding his last State of the State speech - he’s already picked the date and location months before it’ll happen.

11:00 Last Wednesday, two Republican Representatives from the Ohio House filed three pieces of right-to-work legislation, including a proposal for a constitutional amendment making Ohio the 25th right-to-work state in (or out of) the union. This hour, we'll discuss whether there's enough GOP support for the legislation, and how it would effect the state economically. Guests