Paul Zeltwanger Coronavirus In Ohio: GOP Lawmakers Release Competing Plan To Reopen Economy By Nick Evans • Apr 27, 2020 David Holm / WOSU A group of Republican lawmakers pre-empted Gov. Mike DeWine in announcing a framework for reopening Ohio’s economy, followed soon after by a plan from Democrat legislators. Coronavirus In Ohio: House Task Force Considering How To Reopen Economy By Karen Kasler • Apr 13, 2020 Ryan Hitchcock / WOSU More than 226,000 people – over a quarter of a million Ohioans – filed for unemployment in just the last week. Nearly 700,000 Ohioans have filed in the last three weeks. GOP Bill Would Allow Parents To Deny Transgender Children's Transition By Karen Kasler • Jun 25, 2018 Ohio House Two Ohio Republican lawmakers introduced a bill that they say would protect the rights of parents who oppose efforts to help their transgender children transition. But LGBTQ rights groups have come out strongly against the proposal.