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Ohio House passes revised 2-year, $71.5 billion state budget

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House passed a two-year, $71.5 billion budget Wednesday that overhauls many of the governor's tax policies, adds more money for schools and revises some of his health care policies.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Ohio Senate passes open-container district bill in 32-0 vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill to allow entertainment districts where revelers could carry open containers of alcohol outside bars and restaurants in some cities has passed the Ohio Senate.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Ohio whiz kid accepted to 5 Ivy League Schools, 6 others

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A student in suburban Cincinnati who has been nationally recognized for his scientific research has been accepted into all 11 colleges he applied to — including five Ivy League schools.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Toledo gets state loans to improve water treatment plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is supplying Toledo with interest-free loans totaling $6.5 million for improvements at the city's water treatment plant.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 April 2015

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Health officials probe cause of suspected botulism at picnic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Heath officials said Wednesday they are working to determine which food from a church potluck might have caused a suspected botulism outbreak that left one person dead and 23 others sick.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Worried sick over canine flu? Tips to help protect your pup

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An outbreak of canine flu has sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the Midwest, killing a handful and stirring concern among animal lovers nationwide that the highly contagious virus will sideline their pets.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Ohio Senate committee approves pay raise commission proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee has cleared a proposal that would allow a new commission to set pay levels for elected public officials — should voters agree to that idea.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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Key elements of the Ohio House's version of the state budget

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A look at the key elements contained in the Ohio House version of the $71.5 billion, two-year state budget. Some highlights:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 April 2015

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