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Editorial Roundup:

Jul. 04, 2022 07:15 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. July 3, 2022. Editorial: Celebrate your right to vote by being ready to cast your Aug. 2 primary ballot Our nation rests on a democracy revolutionary in its conception, that the people’s voice matters, that “We the People” are the supreme...

New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives

Jul. 01, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new law taking effect this fall will establish uniform rules for carrying knives across Ohio to prevent municipalities from enforcing local regulations, proponents say. The bill’s main sponsor, Sen. Kristina Roegner, a Republican from Hudson, said that...

Ohio governor postpones 2 executions scheduled for 2023

Jul. 01, 2022 10:00 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's unofficial death penalty moratorium will continue past Gov. Mike DeWine's first term, based on a pair of reprieves for the first two executions of 2023 that were announced Friday. The news follows DeWine's decision a week ago to postpone the remaining...

Ohio governor postpones last scheduled 2022 execution

Jun. 27, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has postponed the last execution that was scheduled for this year, pushing the October date for Quisi Bryan, convicted of killing a Cleveland police officer, to early in 2026. The move once again called into question the functionality of...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 27, 2022 07:14 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 24, 2022. Editorial: Jon Husted should resign his seat on a private bank’s board of directors It is hard to understand how Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted does not see a problem with serving as a paid board member for a private Ohio bank that...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 20, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 17, 2022. Editorial: HB 690 would aid PUCO reform in balancing the public’s interest with utility interests If the House Bill 6-FirstEnergy scandal has done nothing else, it has educated Ohioans about the cozy insiders’ world of...

Excitement and disappointment as World Cup 2026 cities named

Jun. 16, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

Cheers and sighs met FIFA's announcement of the host cities for the 2026 World Cup. There were a number of no-brainers among the 16 World Cup sites, like the Los Angeles area, Mexico City and Toronto. But for some of the cities that were on the bubble, the announcement Thursday was...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Jun. 16, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. June 12, 2022. Editorial: Booker’s race-baiting ad disgusting Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker of Kentucky has proven time and time again that he is too woke for Kentucky. Booker was elected in the May primary...

Ohio governor signs bill allowing armed school employees

Jun. 13, 2022 17:01 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio school districts could begin arming employees as soon as this fall under a bill signed into law Monday by GOP Gov. Mike DeWine. The law, as enacted, requires up to 24 hours of training before an employee can go armed, and up to eight hours of annual...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 13, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

Cleveland Plain Dealer. June 12, 2022. Editorial: Ohio’s cynically partisan zero-sum games over redistricting show reforms are needed In January, as an Ohio Supreme Court majority rejected the first of a slew of what it found to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered...