Lawmakers say there's a deal in the works to stop the impending explosion in the number of school buildings where students will be eligible for private school vouchers. But parents and students already in the EdChoice program want it to expand.
Gov. Mike DeWine says one of his top priorities in 2020 is to push his package of gun and mental health law changes, which he introduced after the August mass shooting in Dayton. But both Republican and Democratic leaders in the Ohio Senate suggest that might be an uphill battle.
Leaders in the Ohio Senate had a last-minute change of heart on a bill, SB165, to require Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) cards to include a photo ID. It’s been tabled until the new year.
Ohio lawmakers are considering a pair of Republican-backed bills that would toss out current and future bans on single-use plastic bags passed by local governments. But there’s a critic who could potentially trash the “ban the bans” idea: Gov. Mike DeWine.
State lawmakers are considering a bill that would remove what's known as the "duty to retreat" in public before shooting someone in self-defense, a law commonly referred to as the "Stand Your Ground" bill.