Ohio House of Representatives

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6:38 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Ohio House Democrats Choose New Leadership Team

Democrats in the Ohio House have elected as minority leader Fred Strahorn, a veteran lawmaker with experience in both the House and Senate.

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7:25 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Ohio House Approves Renaming Portion Of Highway For Slain OHP Trooper

Charles Vogel Junior
Credit odmp.org

The Ohio House has approved a measure renaming a portion of Interstate 70 in Clark County in honor of a fallen state highway patrol trooper. 

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6:32 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Deal Reached In House Speaker Contest

The two frontrunners to become the next Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives have reached an agreement, putting one a step closer to the seat.

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7:24 am
Fri June 27, 2014

State Lawmaker Passes Away

Terry Blair
Credit Ohio House of Representatives

Funeral services are pending for a Republican State Representative who passed away yesterday.

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7:39 pm
Thu December 12, 2013

Bill Protecting Pets Passes with Bipartisan Support

The Ohio House has passed a bill that would increase the penalties for animal abuse.

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7:02 am
Thu September 26, 2013

House Considering Restrictions On Sale Of E-Cigarettes

The Ohio House will soon open debate on a bill that would restrict the sale of e-cigarettes.

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7:16 am
Fri June 28, 2013

House Approves Human Trafficking Measure

The Ohio House has approved a measure increasing penalties for human trafficking offenders and adding protections for victims.

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12:32 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Judge Orders Seizure Of Village's Traffic Cameras

A Hamilton County judge has found the village of Elmwood Place in contempt of court, saying it violated his order against using traffic cameras to catch speeders.

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7:23 am
Thu June 13, 2013

House Rejects Senate's Budget Bill Changes

An Ohio House and Senate Conference Committee meets today to begin sorting out differences between the two chambers' versions of the state budget bill.

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7:26 am
Thu June 6, 2013

No Extra Foodbank Money In Senate Budget Bill

Foodbanks might lose the money Ohio House lawmakers put in their version of the state budget bill.

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12:29 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

Budget Bill Bans Lottery Ticket E-Sales

A provision in the Ohio House version of the state budget bill prohibits the Ohio Lottery from following the lead of other states and selling tickets directly to players via computers and hand-held devices.

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7:14 am
Fri May 24, 2013

State Lawmakers Begin Debating CCS Bill

Debate began Thursday in the Ohio House about a measure making changes to the Columbus City Schools.

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6:43 pm
Wed January 30, 2013

Ohio House Approves Moving State of the State Address

The Ohio House has agreed to the governor's plans to move the State of the State speech out of the capital for the second year in a row.

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7:16 am
Fri December 28, 2012

New Ohio House Supermajority

Ohioans in November elected Democrats for President and U.S. Senate. But they elected more Republicans to the Ohio house and senate than in years past.

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3:59 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

House approves education changes with 'Cleveland Plan'

The Ohio House has approved an education plan for the City of Cleveland giving Mayor Frank Jackson more power over the school district. It also makes major changes for teacher layoffs and recalls by using an evaluation process instead of strict seniority. State representatives are weighing in.

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