Dorothy Pelanda

Dan Konik

Ohio’s agriculture director is asking the federal government to help the state’s farmers, many of whom have been unable to plant crops because of rainy weather. 

Ohio Agriculture Director Dorothy Pelanda being sworn into office
Statehouse News Bureau

The new head of the Ohio Department of Agriculture is traveling around the state, talking to farmers about their needs. 

Ohio House

The sudden resignation of Speaker Cliff Rosenberger – after reports the FBI is looking into his travel records – has left the top leadership role in the Ohio House up for grabs. And those who would like the job are lining up.

Ohio House

A lawmaker wants the state to crack down on adults who illegally move adopted kids from one place to another. The representative fighting this problem says this is just another form of human trafficking. 

Ohio House

A Republican candidate for Secretary of State has dropped out of the primary fight, citing party unity as her reason.

Ohio House of Representatives

More candidates are coming forward to run next year, not just for governor but also other offices that will be on the ballot. And there’s now a race building for the state’s top elections chief in 2018.