Columbus, OH – Senators have approved a bill that had been hung up in debate for about five months. It would change old and antiquated regulations on telephone companies. Consumer groups say this bill is better than a previous version, but, as Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports, they're not ready to call it a good plan.
Columbus, OH – If police in Ohio want to search someone's cellphone data after an arrest, they need to get a search warrant first. That's the ruling from the Ohio Supreme Court. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.
Columbus, OH – The U.S. Census is hiring 24,000 workers in Ohio and thousands more around the nation to count who lives where. And this year, officials are battling concerns being raised about what data will be collected and how it will be used. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – The Republican-controlled Ohio senate has voted along party lines to approve wide-ranging changes to election laws designed to improve the voting process in time for 2010. The bill is different than one approved by the Democratically-controlled Ohio house last week, and the two chambers hope to agree on a compromise in time for next year's election. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.