Rob McColley

Red motorcyle on parked on street at sunset
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Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a bill aimed at protecting the hearing of Ohio motorcyclists. The legislation would allow motorcyclists to wear earplugs or earphones while on their bikes. 

Red motorcyle on parked on street at sunset
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A bill to let motorcyclists wear earplugs while driving has been sent to Gov. Mike DeWine for his signature after clearing the legislature.

Wind turbines in Blue Creek Township in Paulding County, Ohio.
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Republican lawmakers in the Ohio House and Senate are pushing for a bill that would allow township voters to reject wind farm projects through a referendum.

gas pump
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Republican leaders in the Ohio Senate released their version of the transportation budget bill Tuesday. Their proposal makes dozens of changes to what the Ohio House passed in HB62, although the gas tax increase went untouched for now.

Ohio Statehouse Legislative Chamber
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Lawmakers are considering a dramatic change to the way Ohio issues licenses for people in certain professions and industries. Supporters say this measure would help clear out unnecessary licensing boards.