Jon Cross

Rep. Jon Cross (R-Kenton)
Dan Konik

A bill has been introduced in the Ohio Legislature that would levy stiff fines and penalties on cities that dump raw sewage into the western basin of Lake Erie. 

Rep Jon Cross at Ohio Statehouse
Karen Kasler

Ohio is moving towards lifting nearly every health order related to the pandemic in the next three weeks. Business groups and state leaders say what happens next will have a big impact on the economy.

Rep Jon Cross at Ohio Statehouse
Karen Kasler

Another state representative is isolating himself, awaiting results from a COVID test. Republican Rep. Jon Cross’s wife has tested positive with COVID and he thinks there’s a good chance he has it too. 

A bar in Cleveland with a sign showing masks are required to enter.
Karen Kasler

With Ohio in the third week of COVID hospitalizations setting a new record each day, Gov. Mike DeWine laid out two new health orders and previewed the possibility of a limited shutdown. The announcement got mixed reviews from state lawmakers.

Ohio House of Representatives
Dan Konik

It’s been just over 24 hours since Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder was arrested and charged with bribery and racketeering. And since that time, the chorus calling for his resignation has grown.