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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...

Renacci spent millions in failed bid against GOP's DeWine

Jun. 10, 2022 20:57 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Jim Renacci spent as much as $12 million in his failed primary bid against Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine — only about $290,000 of it from outside donors, records show. Post-primary campaign finance reports filed Friday complete the picture of spending in...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 06, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

Sandusky Register. June 3, 2022. Editorial: Jim Jordan must testify If you were subpoenaed by a Congressional committee to appear before it and testify, you would likely comply, or be taken into custody for defying it. That is a rule of law. It might...

GOP lawmakers renew attempt at transgender girl sports ban

Jun. 02, 2022 11:51 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transgender girls would be barred from competing in sports in Ohio under the latest effort by Republican lawmakers to pass a transgender athletes ban. The measure was inserted into an unrelated education bill Wednesday night and approved along partisan lines....

Ohio governor to sign bill allowing armed school employees

Jun. 02, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio school districts could begin arming employees as soon as this fall under legislation approved by Republican lawmakers and set to be signed by GOP Gov. Mike DeWine. Democrats said the proposal, which is optional for schools, sends the wrong message a week...

Shootings prompt debate on purchase age for AR-style rifles

Jun. 01, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The gunmen in two of the nation's most recent mass shootings legally bought the semi-automatic rifles they used in their massacres after they turned 18. That's prompting Congress and some governors and state lawmakers to revisit the question of whether to raise the...