The chief promoter of an Ohio bill that would have imposed the tightest abortion restriction in the nation says she'll use a legislative maneuver to try to force a vote before year's end over the Senate president's opposition.
In a statement Wednesday, Faith2Action President Janet Folger Porter said Republican Senate President Tom Niehaus broke a promise Tuesday with his decision not to schedule a vote on the so-called "heartbeat bill."
On this months segment of Thrash About Dayton, music and arts writer for the Dayton Daily News, Don Thrasher, talked about the Xenia, OH based band, The New Old-Fashioned. Their Debut album will be released on December 7th, 2012 at Canal Street Tavern during their CD release party. Special guests will include Tim Pritchard and The Boxcar Suite, and Absinthe Junk from Nasville, TN.
The Ohio Supreme Court has made a long-awaited decision on whether the maps for state House and Senate districts drawn by elected leaders last year are valid. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
New data from the federal government puts Ohio in the middle of the pack when it comes to high school graduation rates. Ohio’s graduation rate stands at 80 percent. As StateImpact Ohio’s Ida Lieszkovszky reports, a demographic breakdown of the data shows Ohio is failing certain populations.