State Senator Bill Seitz Lawmaker Wants To Help ECOT Avoid Repaying State Dollars By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Jun 16, 2017 bizjournals.com A Republican state senator is sponsoring legislation that could help the state's largest online charter school operator delay repaying 60 million dollars to the state. Kasich Vetoes Bill Weakening Renewable Energy Standards By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 28, 2016 Ohio Public Radio Ohio Governor John Kasich has vetoed a bill that would have made compliance with the state's renewable energy standards optional for the next three years. Sponsor Of Medical Marijuana Law Says Some Provisions May Need To Be Changed By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Jul 27, 2016 ohiosenate.gov Medical marijuana becomes legal in Ohio in September, but questions are being raised about the constitutionality of minority business set-asides in the legislation. Groups Oppose Renewable Energy Compromise Bill By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Nov 29, 2013 Consumer and business groups continue to oppose a bill governing utilities after its sponsor removed a provision that would have eliminated the state's renewables targets by year's end. Statehouse Compromise Means Alternative Energy Goals Will Stay In place By Associated Press • Nov 25, 2013 A leading state senator says Ohio's alternative-energy targets will remain in place for now under a legislative compromise.