Talks on a deal to stop a huge increase in the number of Ohio public school buildings where students would qualify for private school vouchers are dragging on. Now the House Speaker is proposing a major overhaul of the voucher system.
The deadline has passed for communities throughout the state to submit their requests for Ohio’s capital budget, which is expected sometime near the end of March, when Gov. Mike DeWine will deliver his State of the State speech.
The leader of the Ohio House had pointed to a bill that would change gun and mental health laws as an alternative to Gov. Mike DeWine’s anti-gun violence package. The proposal that is likely to be opposed by some Republicans.