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Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger is resigning from office, effective May 1, amid a looming FBI investigation. Investigators are looking into his lavish lifestyle, including worldwide travel and his use of a donor’s luxury condominium. Upon his resignation, Speaker Pro […]

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Gov. John Kasich announced the special primary election for Ohio’s 12th Congressional District will be held on May 8, and the special general election will be held on August 7. The seat is being vacated by Rep. Pat Tiberi, who […]

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November 8, 2017  •  

Ohio Voters Reject Issue 2

Voters rejected a ballot measure Tuesday to reduce the price of prescription drugs for the state. Issue 2, or Drug Price Relief Act, would have limited the amount the state is allowed to pay for pharmaceuticals to the amount the […]

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November 8, 2017  •  

Ohio Voters Reject Issue 2

Voters rejected a ballot measure Tuesday to reduce the price of prescription drugs for the state. Issue 2, or Drug Price Relief Act, would have limited the amount the state is allowed to pay for pharmaceuticals to the amount the […]

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State Sen. Cliff Hite resigned earlier this week, citing inappropriate behavior with a state employee and health reasons. In his statement, Sen. Hite apologized for his actions, which he claims did not go beyond asking for hugs and chat that […]

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October 19, 2017  •  

Ohio Congressman to Resign

Rep. Pat Tiberi of Ohio announced his intention to resign from the U.S. House of Representatives by January 31, 2018. In a statement, Tiberi said he has been offered the opportunity to lead the Ohio Business Roundtable. The Ohio Revised […]

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In preparation for his September release, former lobbyist John Raphael was moved from a federal prison in South Carolina to an undisclosed halfway house in Columbus. He had been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to a […]

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The Ohio Drug Price Relief Act is expected to appear on the ballot in November, 2017. The proposed initiated statute would prohibit the state from purchasing a prescription drug unless the net cost of the drug is equal to or […]

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Ohio state Rep. Greta Johnson announced her resignation this morning, effective at the end of the month. She is stepping down to take a position as deputy law director for Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro. Johnson was elected in 2014 […]

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The Ohio Secretary of State Campaign Finance Division recently released revised contribution limits. The new limits are effective February 25, 2017, through February 24, 2019. Among the changes, the limit individuals, political action committees (PACs), and political contributing entities (PCEs) […]

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December 6, 2016  •  

See Us in Person!

Here is our December calendar. If you are attending any of these events, please say hello! December 6-9   NCSL Capitol Forum, Washington, DC December 6   SGAC Holiday Reception, Washington DC December 7   Ohio Holiday Reception, Washington, DC December 7   […]

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The Summit County grand jury indicted Akron Councilman Bob Hoch on three first-degree misdemeanor charges. Hoch was accused more than a year ago of violating Ohio conflict of interest laws by voting on legislation and speaking on issues benefitting his […]

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Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther signed emergency legislation yesterday creating a City Council Ethics Policy. The ethics policy aligns with state ethics law as well as with an executive order signed by Ginther in May 2016. Ginther’s executive order was immediately […]

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Cleveland City Council approved a proposal this week to put a minimum wage increase before the voters in a 2017 special election. If passed by the voters, the proposal would increase the city minimum wage to $12 per hour in […]

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