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Kasich Signs Budget Expanding Medicaid, Allowing Income Tax Cuts

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a $71.2 billion, two-year state budget that continues his expansion of the Medicaid health program and provides an income-tax cut. The Republican governor made extensive use of his line-item veto, striking 44 provisions from the sweeping spending blueprint before signing it Tuesday. Several vetoes targeted… Read More

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Proposal to Ban Monopolies, Including Marijuana Business, Sent to Fall Ballot

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – State lawmakers in Ohio have sent a proposal to the fall ballot that would ban constitutional monopolies, an effort with the potential to scuttle marijuana legalization in the state. The amended measure flew through a Senate committee and both chambers over several hours Tuesday night. It measure revises Ohio’s constitution to… Read More

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Alleged Drug Ring Leaders Caught

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Two people being searched for by investigators of an alleged heroin and cocaine ring were apprehended Wednesday, according to the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office. Megan Vore and Anthony Spears were arrested in Licking County, Prosecutor Keller Blackburn said in a news release sent to media late Wednesday night. Fourteen people have been charged in a… Read More