Matt Dolan

A deduction that allows many small businesses to take the first $250,000 of their income tax-free was cut back significantly in the Ohio House version of the budget. But senators may not vote to keep the change.

Dan Konik / Statehouse News Bureau

The two-year state budget passed the Ohio House and is now in the hands of the Senate. But the chair of the Finance Committee says he has some concerns about the amount of spending.

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There’s a fight brewing over a small tax credit cut in the Ohio House version of the two-year state budget.

highway in Columbus
Gabe Rosenberg / WOSU

Members of the Ohio House and Senate reached a deal to raise the gas tax by 10.5 cents beginning in July. The lawmakers say that will be enough to help Ohio close a funding gap for construction on the state's roads and bridges.

An issue that some believe will reignite the wind energy industry is getting a new wave of support. A previous version of the bill stalled after the resignation of a senator. 

Karen Kasler

Ohio could soon become the third state in the country to ban abortion after a diagnosis of Down syndrome, after both the House and Senate passed different versions of a bill to do so.