Lisa Hamilton, Administrator, Grafton Oaks Nursing Center
Jo Ingles

More than fifty percent of nursing home workers have refused the vaccine but at least one Ohio nursing home is beating the odds.

Zoom meeting with some One Ohio Now members, Jan 27, 2021
Jo Ingles

A coalition of more than 100 unions and progressive advocacy groups is calling on state leaders to avoid making cuts to front-line workers serving Ohio’s communities during this pandemic.

Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) in a November 2019 press conference with Sen. Kristina Roegner (R-Hudson). In 2020, the two sponsored Senate Bill 311 on business shutdowns, which Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed.
Ohio Senate

State lawmakers are starting their new session with an issue that dominated much of last year – the governor’s power to issue health orders that legislators might not like.

The Ohio Channel

The Ohio Senate is holding hearings on a new bill that addresses an old issue, the nuclear power plant bailout law at the center of a $61 million federal bribery case. While the attempt to repeal the controversial energy bill known as HB6 fell through at the end of last year, lawmakers are still looking at chipping away at the legislation.

Gov. Mike DeWine
Jo Ingles

Ohio’s curfew could be later or even eliminated soon. That decision will depend on hospital rates within the state.  

A Licking Heights classroom in 2019
Dan Konik

Ohio’s k-12 schools will begin vaccinating their employees later this week. But the schedule for shot clinics is based on vaccine accessibility. 

Andy Chow

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) says forgoing a run for re-election does not change his approach to the upcoming impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump.

The Public Utilities Commission, meeting publicly in 2016.
Statehouse News Bureau

The $61 million bribery scandal involving Ohio's nuclear plant bailout law and a utility widely believed to be FirstEnergy has brought new attention to the commission that regulates utilities. The chair of the Public Utilities Commission resigned in November after an FBI raid on his home.

Gov. Mike DeWine
Jo Ingles

Cleveland will be the home to a new collaborative effort between the city’s leading medical research facilities, its universities and the state. But this is actually Ohio's second "innovation district."

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio)
Andy Chow

U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) has announced he will not be seeking re-election in 2022, putting his seat up for grabs in the perennial battleground state.