The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.
Jereme Kent, the general manager of Findlay-based wind energy company One Energy, says delaying incoming renewable energy mandates will create a “lobbying frenzy” and scare away renewable energy investors.
An Ohio Senate committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the bill to lower the amount of training time required for a concealed weapons permit. It would also have Ohio recognize concealed carry permits from other states.
State lawmakers have approved a ban on electronic cigarettes for Ohio minors, but not without the objection of many Democrats, who say the ban doesn’t go far enough.
A bipartisan panel of state lawmakers has signed off on the state’s next two-year budget. It now goes to a final vote in the Ohio House and Senate.
State lawmakers are back in Columbus Monday for talks on the budget that includes a massive tax overhaul plan rolled out last week.
A bill that would install recommendations from a new Columbus education commission is getting first Statehouse hearing this afternoon.
The committee working out the differences between the House and Senate versions of the state budget now has updated estimates on tax revenues and Medicaid. Tax receipts are up and Medicaid costs are down, but those numbers come with a caution.
What is usually a routine vote to send the two versions of the state budget to a committee to meld it into one document turned out to be a lot more political than usual in the Ohio House Wednesday.
Ohio’s Republican U.S. senator is demanding to know if any disciplinary action has been taken against IRS employees at the agency’s Cincinnati office for targeting conservative groups.
Once again, Republican senators are praising the work of former Ohio Attorney General and Grove City native Richard Cordray as interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. And once again, they’re indicating they’ll keep blocking his permanent appointment to head that agency.