Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) says he's going to veto a bill that would weaken his authority to issue states of emergency and health orders, but he says a deeper discussion can be had about including more public input into the order-making process.
Gov. Mike DeWine (R-Ohio) says he will veto a bill that would limit the scope of any state of emergency coming out of the governor's office. This sets up a battle between DeWine and a possible override by the legislature.
The Ohio House and Senate have passed a bill to limit states of emergency and health orders issued by the governor. Supporters say the change would allow for more accountability between the executive and legislative branches.
The Ohio House has voted along party lines to approve a bill that would limit states of emergency issued by the governor and allow legislators to rescind health orders. That sends it to the House floor.