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The Statehouse News Bureau was founded in 1980 to provide educational, comprehensive coverage of legislation, elections, issues and other activities surrounding the Statehouse to Ohio's public radio and television stations. To this day, the Bureau remains the only broadcast outlet dedicated to in-depth coverage of state government news and topics of statewide interest. The Bureau is funded througheTech Ohio, and is managed by ideastream

The reporters at the Bureau follow the concerns of the citizens and voters of Ohio, as well as the actions of the Governor, the Ohio General Assembly, the Ohio Supreme Court, and other elected officials. We strive to cover statehouse news, government issues, Ohio politics, and concerns of business, culture and the arts with balance and fairness, and work to present diverse voices and points of view from the Statehouse and throughout Ohio. 

The three award-winning journalists at the bureau have more than 60 combined years of radio and television experience. They can be heard on National Public Radio and are regular contributors to Morning EditionAll Things Considered and Marketplace

Every weekday, the Statehouse News Bureau produces in-depth news reports forOhio's public radio stations. Those stories are also available on this website, either on the front page or in our archives. Weekly, the Statehouse News Bureau produces a television show from our studios in the Statehouse. The State of Ohio is an unique blend of news, interviews, talk and analysis, and is broadcast on Ohio's public television stations

The Statehouse News Bureau also produces special programming throughout the year, including the Governor's annual State of the State address to the Ohio General Assembly and a five-part year-end review. 

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Natural gas prices closed at a 17-year low today. 

A group that has worked successfully to pass medical marijuana laws in other states says it's proceeding with plans for a constitutional amendment in Ohio.

The head of the Ohio Republican party says he is troubled by Donald Trump's presidential campaign.

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a brief campaign stop at Port Columbus yesterday.

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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders talked about the poor, the middle class, and the state of American politics during a campaign stop yesterday at Baldwin Wallace Univeristy.

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Newly-released state report cards show fewer Ohio school districts got  an "A" grade on a key performance measure.

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A progressive advocacy group is slamming the Kasich administration for handing out what they say is millions of dollars preferential treatment to a charter school operator.

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Recent polls show Ohio Governor and GOP presidential candidate John Kasich has an uphill battle ahead going into the 13 Republican presidential primaries on Super Tuesday.

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Politico reports Ohio Governor John Kasich is being urged to drop out of the presidential race by GOP leaders who want Florida Senator Marco Rubio as the so-called "establishment" candidate.

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A controversial bill that would cut unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio is temporarily on hold.

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Help is now available for farmers who need a hand cutting down on nutrients that run off of their land and into Lake Erie, which can create harmful algae. 

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The state auditor calls a reported deal between the Ohio Department of Education and Columbus City Schools administrators related to the district's data scrubbing scandal "inappropriate."

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Ohio retailers are using a new study to push lawmakers to enact a permanent three-day sales tax holiday in August for clothing and school supplies.

A new Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters shows Ohio Governor and GOP presidential candidate John Kasich has the least amount of name recognition among his peers.

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Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker, who had roles with two non-profit organizations, is accused of stealing more than 100 thousand dollars from those groups to pay gambling debts and personal expenses. 

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Like their colleagues, Ohio's two U.S. Senators have partisan takes on whether President Obama should nominate a successor to the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Last year, frustrated parents spurred a movement by pulling their kids out of the annual standardized tests. 

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Ohio Governor John Kasich finished 2nd in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary on Tuesday.

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For the third consecutive year, President Obama's federal budget proposal cuts funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. 

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Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is introducing legislation to address the nation's growing opioid overdose epidemic with a comprehensive approach to addiction. 

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