There are lots of press conferences that take place at the Ohio Statehouse, many of which occur in the Ladies Gallery, and area devoted to the state’s first female lawmakers and honoring women who serve in public office.
Advocates for an expansion of Medicaid in Ohio launch a “What Would Your Mother Do” campaign, complete with bracelets for lawmakers. Speakers included Cathy Levine, Sandra Moody, Meg Gandy and Yvonne Hunnicutt.
Here’s my audio from a gaggle with GOP House Speaker Bill Batchelder, responding to questions about an out-of-state student voter/in-state tuition amendment added to the biennial budget:
Democratic state Reps. Tracy Heard and Debbie Phillips join union leaders Joe Rugola and Tim Burga during a press conference at the Statehouse voicing their opposition to GOP-backed legislation to make Ohio a Right to Work state, thereby banning mandatory … Continue reading
The mother, grandfather and aunt of 6-month-old Autumn Carter talk to reporters after witnessing the execution of Steve Smith, the Mansfield man convicted in the brutal rape and murder of the baby girl. Autumn’s mother says of Smith: I hope … Continue reading
Republican state Rep. Kristina Roegner discusses legislation to be introduced in the Ohio House to make Ohio a Right to Work State, banning forced union membership and dues payments.
Democratic lawmakers urge the GOP leaders of the Ohio House and Senate to remove a budget amendment that would require colleges that issue utility bills to students for voting purposes to charge those students in-state tuition, saying it would hurt … Continue reading
Republican state Sen. Frank LaRose talks about a new state “Rule Watch Ohio” website that will allow residents to track new rules and offer comments on their potential impact.
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Republican state Sen. Jim Hughes and Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announce legislation that would increase criminal penalties against repeat violent offenders who use guns.
Republican Party Chairman-elect Matt Borges talks to reporters after elected overwhelmingly to the post. Tom Zawistowski, head of the Portage County Tea Party, talks to reporters after losing his bid to become chairman of the Ohio Republican Party. He says … Continue reading