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Watchdog Probe Sought At Ohio EPA

Four state lawmakers seek review of pollution-discharge permits for 13 coal facilities that have expired since Gov. John Kasich took office.
18, 2014

Four Democratic lawmakers are asking the state watchdog to investigate allegations of political pressure at the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

Ohio Tax Chief: Businesses Should Adjust Tax Rates

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August 26, 2013

Ohio’s tax chief is reminding businesses that reduced income-tax rates are about to kick in.

Democrats Push Ban On Ohio Governor’s Outside Pay

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August 20, 2013

Two House Democrats are championing a proposal that would ban a sitting Ohio governor from receiving outside compensation, including from firms seeking state funds.

Ohio Gov Signs Speed Limit Increases Into Law

70 mph speed limit increase media briefing on I-295
Governor Kasich today signed a bill to raise the state speed limit to 70 mph in some areas beginning July 1st..
1, 2013

The speed limit on most of Ohio’s interstate highways will rise to 70 mph beginning July 1 under a new law signed by Gov. John Kasich.

Appalachia School Chiefs Want Share Of Ohio Wealth

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Superintendents in southeastern Ohio want more state money for their schools.
12, 2013

Superintendents from Appalachian Ohio say the governor’s state budget doesn’t share enough of Ohio’s economic good fortune with their schools and children.

More Than 300,000 Ohioans Still Without Power

A felled tree comes to rest on power lines in the Columbus suburb of Gahanna.
3, 2012

American Electric Power says many Central Ohio residents may not have power before Saturday night.