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Columbus Submits 2016 Democratic Convention Bid

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Columbus tosses hat into ring to host 2016 Democratic National Convention
7, 2014

Columbus has submitted its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Portman Says More Money Won’t Solve VA Problems

Ohio Senators. Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman disagree on how to best proceed with the Affordable Health Care Act.
June 6, 2014

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman says it would be a disservice to veterans to suggest that solving problems such as the waiting lists and fraudulent appointments simply requires pouring more money into the Veterans Affairs Office.

Columbus Submits 2016 Democratic Convention Bid

The city of Columbus submitted its official bid Friday to host the 2016 Democratic Presidential Convention.
June 6, 2014

Columbus has submitted its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Ohio Senate Leader: Traffic Cameras Need Regulation

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Ohio Senate President Keith Faber says red-light cameras may need more regulation.
5, 2014

The Ohio Senate’s leader says many in his Republican majority believe traffic cameras should be regulated and the issue could see action before the end of the year.

Federal Court Won’t Rehear Ohio Libertarian’s Case For Ballot Spot

A federal court in Cincinnati has refused to hear the Libertarian candidate for governor case for a place on the Ohio ballot.
4, 2014

A lawyer says the Libertarian Party of Ohio continues to seek a ballot position for its gubernatorial candidate despite a federal appeals court in Cincinnati declining to rehear an appeal.

Ohio Midterm Budget Bill Set To Get Final Votes

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Members of both the Ohio House and Senate are poised to vote on Governor Kasich's mid-year budget.
4, 2014

The governor’s sweeping midterm budget bill is slated for final votes in the state Senate and House Wednesday.

Democratic Congresswomen Rally In Columbus For Women’s Issues

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Former U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was among the Democrats in Columbus on Tuesday to rally support for bills to require equal pay for women and raising the minimum wage.
4, 2014

A bus stop to rally support for equal pay for women and raising the minimum wage made a stop in Columbus on Tuesday.

Statehouse Holocaust Memorial Unveiling Caps Three-Year Journey

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Ohio Governor and artist Daniel Libeskind reflect on the Holocaust Memorial at the Ohio Statehouse
2, 2014

Monday’s Holocaust Memorial unveiling at the Ohio Statehouse marks the end of a three year saga from conception to creation. The story includes some controversy and the resignation of a top Statehouse official.

Jury Selection For Benjamin Suarez Trial Underway

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Jury selection is underway in the trial of Benjamin Suarez in Northeast Ohio. Suarez is accused of illegally contributing to the political campaigns of two Republican politicians.
2, 2014

Jury selection is underway in the trial of a northeast Ohio businessman accused of funneling illegal campaign contributions to two Republican candidates.

Ohio Bill Curbing Carbon-Rule Impact Advances

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2, 2014

Ohio lawmakers are expected to take swift action on legislation intended to limit the impact of federal plans to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030.