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WKBN 27 Youngstown OH Lawsuit seeks to eliminate school voucher program in Ohio

(Thursday, April 4, 1:51 PM | By: Isabel Cleary)

  • O’Brochta helped organize a Wednesday event where people came together to learn more about why there is a lawsuit suing the state for the voucher program. Former chair of the Ohio Democratic Party David Pepper was one speaker.
  • Syndicated By: WOWK 13 News

Sherrod Brown

CNN The 10 Senate seats most likely to flip in 2024

(Friday, April 5, 4:00 AM | By: Simone Pathe)

Fox News Biden admin issues energy efficiency restrictions on key power grid technology

(Thursday, April 4, 11:34 AM | By: Thomas Catenacci)

  • It also led to bipartisan legislation, introduced in January by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, which would require DOE to issue standards at levels that preserve market opportunities for transformer manufacturers.
  • Syndicated By: Yahoo

The News-Messenger PACT Act expansion at center of Sen. Sherrod Brown’s veterans roundtable in Oak Harbor

(Friday, April 5, 5:24 AM | By: Roger La Pointe)

  • OAK HARBOR ― With a focus on the PACT Act, and other veteran healthcare issues, Sen. Sherrod Brown held a veterans roundtable discussion Tuesday at American Legion Post 114.
  • This article originally appeared on Port Clinton News Herald: Veteran healthcare topic of Sen. Sherrod Brown’s Ohio roundtable
  • Syndicated By: News HeraldYahooUpstract

The Daily Beast Dems Trapped Between Israel and Gaza on the Campaign Trail

(Friday, April 5, 4:39 AM | By: Riley Rogerson)

  • Of the frontliners who do not have an AIPAC endorsement, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)—who has also faced anti-war protests at his office—has not called for a ceasefire. But in leaked comments from a private call Brown held with social media influencers, the senator said he did not trust Hamas or Netanyahu to abide by the terms of a ceasefire.
  • ‘Jon Tester doesn’t need to care what the protesters think, he needs to care what soft Republicans think. Same thing is true for Sherrod Brown.’
  • Syndicated By: Yahoo

Cleveland.com Shrinkflation is just another form of inflation, no matter how Democrats parse it

(Thursday, April 4, 12:59 PM | By: Forum Plaind.Com)

  • Consider this a correction to the cleveland.com article on ‘shrinkflation’ (‘ ‘They should get all the cookie they pay for’: Sherrod Brown joins Cookie Monster in pursuit of ‘shrinkflation’ crackdown,’ March 27). Sen. Brown and his fellow Democrats are deflecting by coining a cute term and trying to blame corporations for high prices. The fact is that, irrespective of their cute term, the issue boils down to inflation, pure and simple.
  • Sherrod Brown is looking for an easy target because he’s running for re-election and doesn’t want to admit that runaway inflation has hurt us badly. He’ll tell us that inflation is down, but he won’t admit that an occasional low inflation rate doesn’t lower prices.

Cleveland.com House Speaker Jason Stephens is respecting the voters in refusing to change the recreational marijuana law: Today in Ohio

(Thursday, April 4, 10:11 AM | By: Courtney Astolfi)

  • kind of maybe, but not necessarily directly is what we learned here. So the Federal Aviation Administration doesn’t have like standalone authority on its own to stand in the way of a potential Brown Stadium near Hopkins Airport. That’s what an FAA spokesperson told our reporters this week.
  • Now, this is not the rail safety act. Senator Sherrod Brown says we still have to pass the rail safety act to avoid any future changes.

Breitbart Rust Belt Senators: Japanese Corp. Trying to Buy U.S. Steel Tied to China

(Thursday, April 4, 7:05 PM | By: John Binder)

  • This week, Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Bob Casey (D-PA), and J.D. Vance (R-OH) sounded the alarm to President Joe Biden’s administration over Nippon Steel’s ties to China. The Senators cite a report from the firm Horizon Advisory which details those ties:

Washington Examiner Ruben Gallego’s campaign releases million-dollar ad spot acknowledging voters’ economic concerns

(Thursday, April 4, 2:13 PM | By: Samantha-Jo Roth)

  • So far this cycle, the Arizona congressman has raised about $20.5 million, according to campaign finance records, making him one of the Democratic Party’s most prolific fundraisers behind vulnerable incumbent Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Jon Tester (D-MT).

Washington Examiner GOP sees candidate war chests as key to overcoming fundraising shortfall

(Thursday, April 4, 3:59 PM | By: Samantha-Jo Roth)

  • Republicans will no doubt face formidable fundraising from Democratic candidates, too. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), running for a fourth term in Ohio, has raised close to $34 million, a number that includes the $12 million he reported in the first three months of 2024. Rep. Ruben Gallego (R-AZ), the likely Democratic Senate nominee in Arizona, has brought in about $20 million this cycle, of which $7.5 million came in the first quarter of 2024.

Crain’s Cleveland Business Sherrod Brown urges review of Nippon deal, as Chinese media calls U.S. ‘protectionist’

(Thursday, April 4, 10:44 AM | By: Scott Suttell)

  • U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, who chairs the Senate Banking Committee, wants the Biden administration to take a close look at the relationship between Nippon Steel, which is seeking to acquire U.S. Steel Corp. for nearly $15 billion, and the Chinese steel industry.

People’s World Rail unions hail Biden’s two-person crew mandate

(Thursday, April 4, 11:39 AM | By: Mark Gruenberg)

  • A rail re-regulation bill, authored by Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, with bipartisan support, includes two-person crews as a safety measure. Freight railroads’ lobbying has sidetracked it.

91.7 WVXU Cincinnati Analysis: Hamilton County prosecutor tops the list of local races to pay attention to this year

(Friday, April 5, 11:02 PM | By: Wvxu)

  • But what she has going for her is a force that money can’t buy: The fact that this is becoming an increasingly Democratic county in a year when Democrats are likely to turn out in droves for President Biden and Senator Sherrod Brown.

Conservative Daily News Cook Political Report Delivers More Bad News About Dems’ 2024 Senate Map

(Thursday, April 4, 12:08 PM | By: Mary Lou Masters)

  • An Emerson College survey released on March 20 found Rosen leading Sam Brown, the Republican frontrunner for the seat, by only two points, while other earlier polling suggested the senator is up anywhere from one point to six points. Former President Donald Trump is also leading President Joe Biden by 3.2 points for the state that voted blue in 2016 and 2020, according to the RealClearPolitics average.
  • Rosen now shares the ‘Toss Up’ column with Democratic Sens. Jon Tester of Montana and Sherrod Brown of Ohio, as well as the seat held by outgoing independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona.

Black Chronicle Rosen’s Senate race now rated ‘toss up’

(Friday, April 5, 8:25 PM | By: Black Chronicle News Service)

  • Other Senate races that Cook rates as toss ups are in Ohio (Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown), Montana (Democratic Sen. Jon Tester) and Arizona (Independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema).

Richmond Register Democrats’ quest to hang on to U.S. Senate majority centers on Arizona, Montana and Ohio

(Friday, April 5, 7:45 AM | By: Jennifer Shutt States Newsroom)

  • In Ohio, Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, chair of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and Bernie Moreno, who won the Republican primary in mid-March, will compete for voters’ support during the general election this November.
  • Syndicated By: Cherry Creek NewsWisconsin Examiner

This Is Reno Democrats’ quest to hang on to Senate majority centers on Arizona, Montana, Ohio, and Nevada

(Thursday, April 4, 10:00 AM | By: Jennifer)

  • The Cook Political Report would ‘would certainly reassess our rating,’ if Army veteran Sam Brown doesn’t win the GOP primary to challenge Rosen in the general election.
  • In Ohio, Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown, chair of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and Bernie Moreno, who won the Republican primary in mid-March, will compete for voters’ support during the general election this November.

Morning Journal Two-person RR crews wonderful news but…

(Friday, April 5, 8:00 PM)

  • Meanwhile, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and others continue working to pass a rail safety bill that was drafted in response to last year’s East Palestine incident. (That disaster was not the result of a too-small crew).
  • Syndicated By: Salem News

Alliance Review Bernie Moreno said an Ohio Confucius Institute closed under his watch. It didn’t

(Friday, April 5, 6:02 AM | By: Haley Be Miller)

  • Who is Bernie Moreno? Meet the Republican taking on Sen. Sherrod Brown this fall
  • Moreno is running against Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, this fall in a race that could determine whether Republicans or Democrats control the U.S. Senate. Moreno is relatively new to politics − he briefly ran for Senate in 2022 − but he’s known in northeast Ohio for his car dealerships, blockchain business and involvement in the community.

Omaha Daily Record Freight Railroads Must Keep 2-Person Crews, According To New Federal Rule First Proposed Under Obama

(Friday, April 5, 2:06 AM)

  • U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, said it’s still important to pass a rail safety bill he cosponsored along with several Republicans because it would ensure future administrations couldn’t drop the crew-size rule and would make other meaningful improvements, including standards for trackside detectors and railcar inspections.

Blue Delaware The Political Report – April 5, 2024

(Friday, April 5, 7:00 AM | By: Delaware Dem)

  • OH-Sen: Sherrod Brown (D-inc): $12 million raised

Frank LaRose

Cleveland.com Feds say GOP treasurer stole nearly $1 million from campaign accounts

(Thursday, April 4, 3:52 PM | By: Laura Hancock)

  • Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, both Republicans, worked alongside the office of Parker, a Joe Biden appointee, on the case. Law enforcement with the FBI’s Southern Ohio Public Corruption Task Force, which includes agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Columbus police and the Ohio Auditor’s office also investigated.

Bernie Moreno

Breitbart Top Democrats Brace for Donald Trump Victory: ‘We All Are Prepared to Lose’

(Thursday, April 4, 12:50 PM | By: Wendell Husebø)

  • Clinched Republican presidential primary Received a reduced bond amount, from $454 million to $175 million Completed a Truth Social merger and launched a public offering Won a ruling by Judge McAfee to appeal an order denying the disqualification of Fani Willis Endorsed Ohio candidate Bernie Moreno, who then won the Ohio Republican Senate primary Democrat fundraiser John Morgan said his party is ‘prepared to lose’ the presidential election to Trump. Morgan, a very successful lawyer from Central Florida, added he is nervous about President Joe Biden’s current political position.

Orlando Sentinel Facing controversy, Amesty kicks off reelection bid with Donald Trump Jr.

(Friday, April 5, 5:30 AM | By: Annie Martin)

  • Trump Jr. also endorsed Amesty in the 2022 Republican primary. He has made endorsements in statewide races in other parts of the country, recently backing Bernie Moreno, a U.S. Senate candidate from Ohio. But it’s unclear how often he vouches for down-ballot candidates or how Amesty captured his attention.

The Gateway Pundit Kari Lake SMASHES Fundraising Record – Raises ONE MILLION Dollars at Mar-a-Lago Fundraiser

(Thursday, April 4, 9:45 AM | By: Jordan Conradson)

  • According to sources who spoke to Breitbart, Ohio Senate candidate Bernie Moreno held the previous record for a non-incumbent of $350,000.
  • Ohio Senate candidate Bernie Moreno previously held the record with a $350,000 haul earlier this year, according to sources.

NEWS TALK 1400 WOND Trump-backed Senate candidate Kari Lake raises over $1M at Mar-a-Lago fundraiser: Sources

(Thursday, April 4, 3:34 PM | By: Envisionwise Website Service)

  • Earlier this year, for example, Trump-backed candidate Bernie Moreno in Ohio raised $350,000 at his Mar-a-Lago fundraiser, according to Axios.
  • Syndicated By: Cowboy Country 105.5

Greg Landsman


WLWT Video of large group fighting downtown over weekend raises new questions about safety, security

(Thursday, April 4, 9:24 AM | By: Todd Dykes)

  • “We’ve got a lot of cameras in the city that aren’t online,” explained U.S. Representative Greg Landsman (D). “And so we don’t get as many of these cases resolved as we should.”

Marcy Kaptur


HuffPost Biden Changes Course On A Major Power Grid Rule After Backlash

(Thursday, April 4, 4:23 PM | By: Alexander C. Kaufman)

  • Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio), whose state also produces traditional electrical steel, also thanked Granholm for ‘speaking with me about this issue’
  • Syndicated By: YahooYahoo

Roll Call At the Races: Sunshine shake-up

(Thursday, April 4, 2:30 PM | By: Herb Jackson)

  • Making the list are Nancy Dalhstrom in Alaska’s at-large district; Kevin Lincoln in California’s 9th and Scott Baugh in the 47th; Gabe Evans in Colorado’s 8th; George Logan in Connecticut’s 5th; Joe McGraw in Illinois’ 17th; Randy Niemeyer in Indiana’s 1st; Prasanth Reddy in Kansas’ 3rd; Austin Theriault in Maine’s 2nd; Tom Barrett in Michigan’s 7th; Joe Teirab in Minnesota’s 2nd; Laurie Buckhout in North Carolina’s 1st; Yvette Herrell in New Mexico’s 2nd; Alison Esposito in New York’s 18th; Orlando Sonza in Ohio’s 1st, Derek Merrin in the 9th and Kevin Coughlin in the 13th; Rob Bresnahan in Pennsylvania’s 8th and Rob Mercuri in the 17th; and Derrick Anderson in Virginia’s 7th.

FactCheck.org Congressional Leadership Fund

(Thursday, April 4, 12:43 PM | By: Fact Check.org)

  • The group also has spent nearly $1.1 million supporting GOP Rep. David Valadao’s reelection campaign in California’s 22nd Congressional District and over $750,000 backing Republican state Rep. Derek Merrin’s campaign to unseat Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District. Additionally, the CLF has given $420,000 in contributions to the National Republican Congressional Committee and 48 Republican candidate campaigns — all donations were $15,000 or less.

PerishableNews Floral Pros Ask Congress for Key Measures to Aid Industry During Congressional Fly-in Event

(Thursday, April 4, 1:52 PM | By: Perishable News)

  • During the event, attendees visited with 11 congressional offices, including those of Senator Marco Rubio and Representatives Marcy Kaptur, Adrian Smith, Dan Kildee, Mario Diaz-Balart, Gwen Moore, Henry Cuellar, Lori Chavez-DeRemer, Andreas Salinas, Scott Franklin, and John Carter.

WOUB Public Media Ohio’s House speaker weighs in on a probable challenge for his job next year

(Thursday, April 4, 9:44 AM | By: Sarah Donaldson)

  • In January 2023, Stephens won the speakership with votes from 22 Republicans and all 32 Democrats, beating out Rep. Derek Merrin (R-Monclova), whom a bigger cohort of the Republican caucus backed.

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ABC News Nearly half of Haley voters in Ohio say they’d back Biden: Exit polls

(Thursday, April 4, 9:15 AM | By: ABC News)

  • Despite his having sewn up his party’s nomination, 20% of Ohio GOP primary voters would be dissatisfied with Trump as the nominee, exit polling found, while 22% said he lacks the temperament to serve effectively and 28% said he wouldn’t be fit for office if convicted of a crime.

WCPO 9 Ohio trans candidates spur Democratic bill to protect them, GOP bill they say unfairly targets them

(Thursday, April 4, 6:27 PM | By: Morgan Trau)

  • Primary meddling Each of the trans candidates said that Republicans are being hypocritical with this piece of legislation, especially since the Ohio GOP has put forward numerous bills to close the state’s primaries.
  • Syndicated By: News 5 ClevelandOhio Capital Journal

Cincinnati CityBeat Further Questions about DeWine Administration’s Involvement in Ohio Bribery Scandal

(Thursday, April 4, 10:45 AM | By: Marty Schladen)

  • As Gov. Mike DeWine in 2019 nominated Sam Randazzo to be Ohio’s top utility regulator, Randazzo went to great lengths to hide a decade-long relationship with FirstEnergy that had paid him more than $10 million. Those payments included $4.3 million just as DeWine was picking Randazzo, according to court documents filed last week.
  • The scandal broke into the open in July 2020, when the FBI arrested former House Speaker Larry Householder, R-Glenford, and four others. Householder and former Ohio GOP Chairman Matt Borges were convicted, two others pleaded guilty and lobbyist Neil Clark died by suicide.
  • On Dec. 18, 2018, Gov.-elect DeWine and Lt. Gov.-elect Jon Husted had dinner at the Columbus Athletic Club with FirstEnergy CEO Chuck Jones and Vice President Michael Dowling.
  • ‘Forced DeWine/Husted to perform battlefield triage,’ Jones responded, referring to Lt. Gov. Jon Husted.
  • Syndicated By: Loveland Magazine

Globe Echo Ohio GOP Campaign Treasurer Charged with Defrauding Clients Out of Almost $1 Million | Globe Echo

(Friday, April 5, 11:29 PM | By: Jill Riley)

  • William Curlis, a man who has served as a treasurer for numerous political campaigns in Ohio over the past four decades, is facing federal wire fraud charges

The Stock Dork Wisconsin Approves ‘Zuckerbucks’ Ban in Primary Elections

(Thursday, April 4, 10:45 AM | By: Vina Paula)

  • Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan, alongside Wisconsin GOP Rep. Bryan Steil, urged voters to vote “yes” on constitutional amendments 1 and 2, stressing the importance of securing elections.

Ideastream Public Media Judge denies Randazzo change of venue request, so trial to stay in Cincinnati

(Thursday, April 4, 3:48 PM | By: The Statehouse News Bureau)

  • Randazzo’s attorneys also claimed concern about potential harm to his case because Judge Timothy Black. He oversaw the trial that resulted in last year’s convictions of Republican former speaker Larry Householder and ex-Ohio Republican Party chair Matt Borges. Householder is serving a 20-year sentence while Borges is serving a five-year term.
  • Syndicated By: The Statehouse News BureauWYSU 88.5 FMWYSO91.7 WVXU CincinnatiWOSU Public Media

WHIO-TV EMA warning Ohioans of home repair scams after recent severe weather

(Friday, April 5, 5:49 AM | By: Whio Staff)

  • ‘Unfortunately, there are individuals who take advantage of Ohioans who need home repair work after severe weather,’ said Governor Mike DeWine. ‘We encourage everyone to remain vigilant and take their time to properly vet home repair companies.’
  • Syndicated By: WFMJ-TVThe VW independentYahooYahoo

Yahoo States issue travel warnings about eclipse-related traffic and tips for visitors

(Friday, April 5, 9:43 PM | By: Alyssa Bradford)

  • Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed an executive order as part of his effort to prepare the state for the solar eclipse.

iHeartRadio Richland County Children Services Proclamation for Child Abuse Prevention

(Thursday, April 4, 12:00 PM)

  • Governor DeWine Issues Proclamation Declaring April as Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • Gov. Mike DeWine has recognized April as Child Abuse Prevention Month in Ohio, issuing a proclamation in commemoration. Tammy Puff, Director of Military and Veterans Relations for Gov. DeWine, presented an official copy of the proclamation to RCCS Executive Director Nikki Harless and DEI Officer La’Shaun Reuer, on Wednesday, April 3, at Richland County Children Services.
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Cleveland.com He wrote the ‘Art Modell’ law after the Browns left Cleveland. Now, Dennis Kucinich hopes it can stop them from doing it again

(Thursday, April 4, 1:15 PM | By: Sabrina Eaton)

  • The only other time the law has been invoked in Ohio, then-Attorney General Mike DeWine and the city of Columbus filed a 2018 lawsuit in Franklin County Common Pleas Court to fight the Columbus Crew professional soccer team’s proposed move to Texas. The team’s owners argued the law is unconstitutional and the lawsuit should be dismissed, but the judge said they didn’t prove their case.

Deseret News States offer warnings and safety tips to eclipse travelers

(Friday, April 5, 9:43 PM | By: Alyssa Bradford)

  • Allow for extra time if traveling because many other individuals will be traveling, too. Ohio Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed an executive order as part of his effort to prepare the state for the solar eclipse.

WKYC.com How is Ohio prepared for the April 8 solar eclipse?

(Friday, April 5, 8:02 AM)

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio — With just three days left until Ohio experiences the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, Gov. Mike DeWine is holding a press conference at 10:30 a.m. today ‘to discuss statewide preparations.’

The News Herald SUCCESSful Fellowship Program launches, applications due April 15

(Thursday, April 4, 4:30 PM | By: Chad Felton)

  • SUCCESS for Autism has been awarded $200,000 in state funding to train local autism teams as a part of the SUCCESSful Fellowship Program signed into law by Gov. Mike DeWine last July.

WDTN New task force addresses mental health in Ohio jails

(Thursday, April 4, 4:50 PM | By: Allison Gens)

  • DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Nine out of ten beds in Ohio mental health hospitals are occupied by people accused of a crime, according to Gov. Mike DeWine.

TV Technology Local Television Prepares For Total Solar Eclipse Coverage

(Thursday, April 4, 11:47 AM | By: Phil Kurz)

  • Gov. Eric Holcomb of Indiana has declared a statewide disaster . Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed an executive order instructing state agencies to make preparations to assist residents and visitors traveling to the state for the event.
  • Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed an executive order instructing state agencies to make preparations to assist residents and visitors traveling to the state for the event.

Ideastream Public Media Cannabis experts see potential in Ohio’s social equity and jobs program

(Friday, April 5, 2:10 AM | By: Ideastream Public Media)

  • Late last year, the Ohio Senate approved House Bill 86, which would eliminate the program. Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has defended the bill, saying it still contains social equity measures like expunging criminal records of marijuana crimes.
  • Syndicated By: WYSU 88.5 FMWYSO91.7 WVXU Cincinnati

The Ironton Tribune DeWine, Wilkin issue statement on death of Rep. Kelly

(Friday, April 5, 12:00 AM | By: Staff Reports)

  • Former state legislator passed from cancer at age 40 COLUMBUS — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine issued a statement on the death of former Hamilton County Auditor and State Representative Brigid Kelly, who died from cancer at age 40 on Tuesday.

advocate360 Governor announces substance abuse grants

(Friday, April 5, 12:00 AM | By: Daily Advocate)

  • COLUMBUS — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine recently announced the availability $4 million in substance abuse grants over the next two years as part of the Ohio Deflection and Pre-Arrest Diversion Grant Program, administered by the Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS).

Mount Vernon News PUCO and OPSB Chair French to attend April 4 Frasier Solar Project hearing

(Thursday, April 4, 9:35 AM | By: Mount Vernon News reports)

  • French was first appointed to the PUCO by Gov. Mike DeWine in 2021.

The Statehouse News Bureau Over 60 names – some familiar – on potential witness list for state House Bill 6 trial

(Thursday, April 4, 7:11 PM)

  • The potential witness list does not include Gov. Mike DeWine or Lt. Gov. Jon Husted.

Your News Now Ohio State Highway Patrol reminds motorists to eliminate distractions while behind the wheel

(Thursday, April 4, 5:46 PM | By: Joseph Sharpe)

  • Ohio’s distracted driving law became a primary offense last April after Governor Mike DeWine signed SB 288.

The Federalist Abortion Activists Target Informed Consent Laws In Ohio

(Thursday, April 4, 11:58 AM | By: Jordan Boyd)

  • The lawsuit comes at the same time Republican Attorney General Dave Yost agreed that Ohio’s 2019 law barring abortion beyond the detection of a fetal heartbeat is no longer constitutional after the state’s November referendum.

Cincinnati CityBeat Ohio AG Yost Continues to Back Capital Punishment Despite System’s Shortcomings

(Thursday, April 4, 10:34 AM | By: Nick Evans)

  • ‘Damning.’ That’s how Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost describes his own report on the state of Ohio’s capital punishment system. Yost paints a picture of a death penalty system that is ‘broken,’ ‘enormously expensive,’ and so sluggish inmates are ‘more likely to die of suicide or natural causes than execution.’

WOUB Public Media Expect more challenges to Ohio’s abortion laws from the new constitutional amendment

(Thursday, April 4, 10:05 AM | By: Jo Ingles)

  • Republican Attorney General Dave Yost had campaigned against Issue 1, and his office did a legal analysis saying some laws would fall if it passed, including the ban on abortion after six weeks, which he said ‘would not exist if Issue 1 passes.’

The Times Leader Martins Ferry Mayor: Austin Master did not flood

(Friday, April 5, 8:00 PM)

  • City leaders and area residents have been concerned about whether flood water could be contaminated with waste, some of which is radioactive, if it were to reach the plant. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost took legal action against Austin Master last week, citing ‘egregious violations of Ohio law’ regarding storage of oil and gas waste. His complaint, filed in Belmont County Common Pleas Court, states the waste is a threat to the Ohio River and to Martins Ferry’s drinking water supply.

Cleveland.com Ohio recreational marijuana: Proposed rules would expand dispensary hours, OK internet order-ahead, self-serve kiosks, drive-throughs

(Thursday, April 4, 10:16 AM | By: Laura Hancock)

  • None of the rules at this point have been finalized. The proposed rules go through a series of reviews by Lt. Gov. Jon Husted’s office and lawmakers. Members of the public have until April 17 to email comments on this package of rules to CSIPublicComments@governor.ohio.gov.

10TV Device allows blind, visually impaired to hear eclipse

(Thursday, April 4, 6:23 PM)

  • “It’s kind of a day of celebration, something that’s literally a once-in-a-lifetime event since the last time it happened was 200 years ago,” Lt. Gov. Jon Husted said. “These LightSound devices are going to help those with low vision or no vision have a chance to participate.”

WSYX LightSound Project makes eclipse visible for the visually impaired

(Thursday, April 4, 12:20 PM | By: Rodney Dunigan)

  • ABC 6 was with Lt. Governor Jon Husted as a team unveiled the technology that will help make the eclipse more accessible.
  • Syndicated By: WTTE FOX 28The CW Columbus

Ideastream Public Media Using sonar devices to hear the solar eclipse go by

(Thursday, April 4, 3:17 PM | By: The Statehouse News Bureau)

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(Thursday, April 4, 3:04 PM | By: district14@list.ohiohouse.gov)

  • Sean Patrick Brennan, M.Ed. State Representative 14th Ohio House District 77 S. High Street – 10th Floor
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