Latest Ohio Supreme Court News

EXPLAINER: How Supreme Court case could alter US House seats

Dec. 06, 2022 11:27 AM EST

Partisan gerrymandering is back before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case stemming from the latest attempt by North Carolina's Republican-led legislature to draw U.S. House districts favoring GOP candidates. The question justices will consider Wednesday is whether state courts can rely...

Ohio court rejects city cable fees for streaming services

Nov. 30, 2022 16:12 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The streaming services Netflix and Hulu are not video service providers that would have to pay local governments in Ohio the same fees levied on cable operators, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a case similar to lawsuits filed by hundreds of other municipalities...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Nov. 28, 2022 14:54 PM EST

Toledo Blade. November 27, 2022. Editorial: Ohio is fat The fitness website Total Shape rates Ohio as out of shape in a nationwide health ranking. Ohio is ranked as the 45th healthiest state, or if you like to score high, the fifth unhealthiest location in the nation....

Ohio court sides with NASCAR in challenge to broadcast tax

Nov. 22, 2022 16:29 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the state's attempt to tax NASCAR for broadcasting its races in Ohio was unlawful. At issue before the court was whether the state tax commissioner properly subjected those broadcasts to Ohio’s commercial activities...

Court dismisses case over early cut-off of COVID benefits

Nov. 22, 2022 14:33 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Gov. Mike DeWine's authority to end Ohio’s participation in a federal pandemic unemployment aid program ahead of the federal government's 2021 deadline for stopping the payments. The court's...

Trump ally who leads Ohio GOP plans to step aside in January

Nov. 09, 2022 15:16 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The top ally and advisor to Donald Trump who chairs the Ohio Republican Party said Wednesday that he will not seek reelection in January. Robert Paduchik's announcement came in a letter to members of the State Executive and Central Committees following Tuesday...

Ohio GOP Gov. Mike DeWine defeats Democrat Nan Whaley

Nov. 09, 2022 00:09 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday gained a second term as he defeated challenger Nan Whaley, a Democrat who hoped to regain a seat last won by her party 16 years ago. The victory by the incumbent governor was part of a GOP sweep of statewide offices. ...