Current Accessibility logo
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Plans to change the logo the state uses on handicap accessible signs have been put on hold. The transportation budget that just went into effect had required ODOT to use a new logo.

Senate Energy and Public Utilities Committee meets in  the Senate Building to discuss changes to HB6.
Dan Konik

A new version of the comprehensive energy bill, HB6, was introduced in the Ohio Senate on Monday that would charge residential ratepayers $0.85 a month on their electric bills to bail out the state's two nuclear power plants.

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio)
Statehouse News Bureau

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) says he was denied access to a Customs and Border Control detention facility that houses children over the weekend. Brown wanted to see the facilities holding children that some other lawmakers have described as cramped and smelly. Brown is telling reporters he blames top administration officials for wanting to keep him from seeing inhumane treatment there.

Sen. Dave Burke (R-Marysville, third from right) shakes hands with Rep. Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) at the first meeting of the budget conference committee on June 25.
Karen Kasler

Budget talks between leaders of the House and Senate are being described as very positive with solid progress moving forward, but a deadline is coming Wednesday.

Gov. Mike DeWine talks to reporters after a meeting of the Ohio Expositions Commission.
Karen Kasler

The opening of the Ohio State Fair next week will mark two years since a fairgoer died when a ride fell apart.

Search Page On The Website for Ohio Attorney General's office

Ohio’s Attorney General has set up a new system to help consumers find reputable contractors to do work on their homes. 

Gov. Mike DeWine speaking at a meeting of the Ohio Jail Advisory Board.
Andy Chow

Gov. Mike DeWine says the state is keeping a close eye on the Cuyahoga County jail system and the problems it’s had with inmate deaths and use of force, but adds that fixing those problems might require looking at the bigger picture.

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Ohio has its first confirmed case of measles this year. In fact, it’s the first confirmed case in Ohio since 2017. And the patient in this case was infected outside of the state.

Ohio Department of Public Safety

Some states have been asked to provide photos from driver’s licenses so the feds can use facial recognition software for identification and location purposes. 

Sen. Dave Burke (R-Marysville) is one of three Senators and four Republicans on the six member conference committee.
Karen Kasler

It’s almost two weeks into the state’s new budget year, and there’s still no permanent two-year operating budget.

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