132nd Ohio General Assembly

Controversial bills involving abortion, gun rights, and pay raises for elected officials passed by lawmakers during the lame duck session.  But those are just a few of the more than 400 bills introduced this year, and just over 70 have been signed into law.

Jo Ingles

The Republican leader of Ohio’s Senate says the short term goals of his caucus have been accomplished. But some lawmakers disagree.

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Another state representative is being accused of inappropriate sexual behavior. 

Jo Ingles

Two of the more conservative Republican lawmakers at the Statehouse want to put six different issues before voters that would make Ohio a so-called “right to work” state and eliminate prevailing wage. 

Andy Chow

Fourth of July celebrations are taking place throughout the state but Ohio lawmakers are likely not finding this summer holiday to be carefree. That's because Gov. John Kasich vetoed 47 items when he signed the budget Friday. One of those is the controversial plan to freeze the Medicaid expansion program in Ohio in July of next year. Some former state lawmakers say they know what it’s like to walk a mile in the shoes of legislators who can’t get work off their minds.

Dan Konik

As the new session of the Ohio General Assembly starts its work, tax reform is on the mind of its top leaders.