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Ohio AG Sues Monsanto

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s attorney general has sued the agribusiness company Monsanto alleging the company produced and sold chemical compounds known as PCBs for decades despite knowing of hazards the chemicals posed. The lawsuit filed Monday in Hamilton County in southwest Ohio asks for unspecified financial compensation for the state, including money to pay… Read More

Democrat ‘Regrets’ Ties To The NRA


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CLEVELAND (AP) – A Democrat who helped overturn local assault weapons bans as a state lawmaker before being ousted as Ohio’s attorney general says he “was in the pocket of the National Rifle Association” to protect his political career and now regrets it. Marc Dann’s blunt opinion column for Cleveland.com urges elected officials to live… Read More

Ohio Lawmaker Pushes Bill To Provide Money For Pothole Fixes

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CLEVELAND (AP) – Ohio’s Senate minority leader is pushing a bill that would immediately give $30 million to communities to fill rim-rattling potholes. The Willoughby News-Herald reports Sen. Kenny Yuko, a Richmond Heights Democrat, says constituents have been complaining about potholes after a harsh winter of sub-freezing temperatures. Yuko says the one-time payment would come… Read More