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Term Limits

State and national groups that support term limits speak during a press conference at the Ohio Statehouse, voicing concern about an effort to extend term limits. Speakers include Rep. Ron Hood, an aide for Rep.Tom Brinkman, Fmr. Ohio Majority Whip John Adams, Fmr. Ohio Rep. Matt Lynch, Warren County GOP Chair Ray Warrick, U.S. Term…

Sittenfeld Staying In

Cincinnati Democrat PG Sittinfeld affirms his candidacy for U.S. Senate during a speech on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse. Smacks incumbent GOP Sen. Rob Portman and former Gov. Ted Strickland, who is also seeking the seat. And here, Sittenfeld answers reporters questions about federal trade issues and an Ohio effort to legalize marijuana use.

Officer Training in Ohio

Attorney General Mike DeWine, Senate President Keith Faber, House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger and state Reps. Tim Derickson and Nathan Manning discuss new legislation to implement a couple of measures included in the AG’s Advisory Group on Law Enforcement Training, namely requiring high school diplomas or equivalent degrees for officer academy enrollees and upping the requirement…