Backers of bill (top) and opponents (bottom)
Jo Ingles

An Ohio Senate committee is set to hear from opponents of a bill that would provide what’s being called “reversed abortions.”

Referendum petitioner gathering signatures on Otterbein University's campus ahead of 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate
Andy Chow

Petitioners are giving one last push into the drive that would put Ohio's nuclear bailout law before voters. The referendum effort must file enough valid signatures, 265,774, by Monday afternoon in order to qualify for next year's ballot. 

Display of drug disposal bags
Jo Ingles

When workers who have been injured on the job go to pharmacies to fill prescriptions for opioid painkillers, they will soon be getting something else with it. 

Andy Chow

A plan is being introduced at the Ohio Statehouse that would not only help union workers in any future strikes, but could also benefit the General Motors workers in their current strike.

Attorney General Dave Yost gestures at a press conference in September.
Karen Kasler

Ohio’s attorney general says his office is disappointed in a reported settlement with five drugmakers and distributors in advance of a huge opioid trial - a trial he tried to delay.

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Niles)
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When Democrats running for president debated Tuesday in suburban Columbus, the only one from Ohio was not on the stage. Congressman Tim Ryan’s latest fundraising report, which was released on the same night, explains why.

Chris Damron of Columbus got his license back during the last round of amnesty, and is encouraging others who are eligible to apply.
Daniel Konik

Over 340,000 people could get back on the roads legally – sometimes after many years of not being able to pay reinstatement fees.

Andy Chow

The 2020 Democratic Presidential Debate in Westerville attracted a lot of attention on how the party could swing more suburbs in the state. But Ohio's Republican Party Chair Jane Timken questions that strategy. 

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Lawmakers have introduced a bill in the Ohio House that would expand rights for LGBTQ people by protecting access to housing, employment, and public accommodations.

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley and ballot issue supporters
Karen Kasler

The group that’s collecting petition signatures to ask voters if the state should require universal background checks on gun sales says it plans to move full steam ahead. And the effort is getting a boost from the leader of Dayton where a mass shooting in August left 10 dead, including the gunman.

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