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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Sep. 26, 2022 13:48 PM EDT

Toledo Blade. September 19, 2022. Editorial: FirstEnergy award shames development The news isn’t all bad for FirstEnergy. The utility giant that serves Toledo has been recognized by economic development trade publication, Site Selection magazine, as...

Senate, governor debates canceled in Ohio after GOP opts out

Sep. 21, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An independent commission in Ohio canceled a pair of debates in the state's governor's and U.S. Senate races on Wednesday because the Republican candidates declined to participate. The Ohio Debate Commission expressed disappointment that neither GOP Gov. Mike...

Judge temporarily blocks Ohio law banning most abortions

Sep. 14, 2022 17:45 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge temporarily blocked Ohio’s ban on virtually all abortions Wednesday, again pausing a law that took effect after federal abortion protections were overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in June. The decision means abortions through 20 weeks’ gestation...

Politics in air as Biden visits future Intel plant in Ohio

Sep. 09, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — President Joe Biden steered clear of partisan politics at Friday's groundbreaking celebration for a huge new computer chip facility in Ohio — as a tough Senate contest in that state and a Democratic candidate seeking to distance himself from Biden reflected the challenge...

Trump backs GOP’s DeWine for second term as Ohio governor

Sep. 08, 2022 10:45 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine in his reelection bid after deciding against openly backing him in the primary. In a statement on Wednesday, Trump said DeWine “quietly, but professionally and patriotically, goes...

States' plans to make school safer reflect political divides

Sep. 06, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In the aftermath of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, governors around the country vowed to take steps to ensure their students would be kept safe. Months later, as students return to classrooms, money has begun to flow for school security upgrades,...

After school shootings, are states making classrooms safer?

Sep. 06, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

The shooting last May that killed 19 children and two teachers inside an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, led to pledges by governors in several states to make classrooms safer. But their speed in following through has varied. Here's a look at where school safety...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Sep. 05, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

Elyria Chronicle. August 30, 2022. Editorial: DeWine should debate Whaley Nifty as it was for Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to drop by the Lorain County Fair on Saturday, he’s still dodging what should be the bare minimum for a gubernatorial candidate: debating his...

Kansas governor lauds abortion vote but focuses on economy

Sep. 03, 2022 11:26 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly wasted little time after a decisive victory in Kansas for abortion rights before sending out a national fundraising email warning that access to the procedure would be “on the chopping block” if her party did not win in the November elections. ...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Aug. 29, 2022 07:26 AM EDT

Youngstown Vindicator. August 22, 2022. Editorial: Sneaky license fees a disgrace for state of Ohio Former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann, formerly of Liberty, is among those representing plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit that suggests government and King...