- Ohio League of Women Voters report says gerrymandering works Updated: Aug-26-15 12:54 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The League of Women Voters of Ohio released a report Wednesday showing gerrymandered legislative districts delivered nearly perfect results in 2012 and 2014, sending candidates of the intended political party to the Statehouse in almost 100 percent of cases.
- Bill would let Ohioans with drug convictions keep license Updated: Aug-26-15 10:05 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Legislation that would make a driver's license suspension discretionary rather than mandatory for non-driving drug convictions has been introduced in the Ohio Senate.
- Ex-lawmaker in Ohio gets probation for theft conviction Updated: Aug-21-15 4:35 pm
PORT CLINTON, Ohio - A former northern Ohio lawmaker has been sentenced to two years' probation for his conviction on a felony theft charge.
- Ohio House Democrat Gerberry pleads guilty, resigns Updated: Aug-21-15 4:26 pm
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Ohio House's longest-serving Democrat resigned Friday after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor related to the mishandling of campaign funds.
- 'Louis Stokes Day' honoring ex-congressman proposed in Ohio Updated: Aug-21-15 3:49 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio lawmaker is proposing an annual "Louis Stokes Day" to recognize the state's first black congressman, who died this week.
- Ohio judge sentences ex-legislator in fraud case Updated: Aug-20-15 1:44 pm
CINCINNATI - A once-prominent Ohio legislator was led out of a courtroom in handcuffs Thursday after a judge ordered him to serve four years in prison in an investment fraud case.
- Ohio traffic stop shooting leads to front license plate bill Updated: Aug-13-15 6:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A motorist's fatal shooting by a University of Cincinnati police officer who stopped him for a missing front license plate has prompted state legislation to prevent police from pulling drivers over for only one plate.
- Ohio ex-lawmaker seeks acquittal or retrial in theft case Updated: Aug-12-15 12:31 pm
PORT CLINTON, Ohio - A former northern Ohio lawmaker who was convicted of theft has asked a court to acquit him or grant a new trial and reduce the charge against him from a felony to a misdemeanor.
- Pot legalization group reports spending $2 million in effort Updated: Jul-31-15 3:34 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A group working to get a marijuana legalization issue on Ohio's fall ballot has spent more than $2 million in its effort and has about $82,000 in campaign cash on hand.
- Correction: Renewable Energy Targets story Updated: Jul-29-15 10:08 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - In a story July 25 about the debate over Ohio's alternative energy targets, The Associated Press misstated the title of Greg Lawson. He is a Statehouse liaison and policy analyst for the Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions, not its lobbyist.