Sen. Bill Beagle

Politics
6:00 am
Mon December 15, 2014

Dayton Could Get Large Racino Payment Soon

The Hollywood Gaming racino opened in Dayton earlier this year.
Credit Jerry Kenney / WYSO

  The city of Dayton could get an injection of extra cash this year from the new racino, but the owners of Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway aren’t happy about having to pay.

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Election 2014
7:56 am
Wed November 5, 2014

Republicans Win Record Number Of Seats In Ohio House

Chris Redfern, the chair of Ohio's Democratic Party, lost his seat in the Ohio House of Representatives Tuesday and announced his resignation as party chair.
Credit Sarah Ingles / Statehouse News Bureau

Republicans how have a record number elected seats in the Ohio House, winning at least 65 districts. The GOP has held 60 seats in the current General Assembly. Since a constitutional amendment established the 99-member House in 1967, the most seats the party had won was 64.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:56 pm
Thu March 21, 2013

The Deputy Suzanne Hopper Act Passes Ohio Senate


Senate Bill 7 has passed the Ohio Senate with bi-partisan support. The legislation also knows as The Deputy Suzanne Hopper Act, was named after the sheriff's deputy who was killed in 2011 in Enon, after responding to a call of shots fired on New Year’s Day.

Senate Bill 7 was jointly sponsored by State Senators Chris Widener and Bill Beagle.

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