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State Rep. Bob Cupp (R-Lima) was elected the Speaker of the Ohio House following the removal of Larry Householder.

Ohio House Speaker Calls On Indicted Predecessor To Resign

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The GOP speaker of the Ohio House on Tuesday called for his predecessor, a fellow Republican under federal indictment in a $60 million bribery scheme, to resign his seat and leave the General Assembly. Newly elected Speaker Bob Cupp called Rep. Larry Householder’s return to the Statehouse following his July 21… Read More

Coronavirus

Athens Co. Confirms Three COVID-19 Cases For September 2

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 399 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after three cases were confirmed Wednesday. The Athens City-County Health Department confirmed the news in a press release sent September 2. Analysis of Ohio Department of Health data indicates two of these new cases involved… Read More

COVID Immunity Lawsuit Bill Heads To DeWine Without Comp Benefits

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State lawmakers have sent on to Gov. Mike DeWine a bill to shield first responders, businesses and schools from COVID-19 related lawsuits. The bill had passed the House overwhelmingly in May, but this time Democrats had serious concerns with how the Senate changed it. Rep. Rick Carfagna (R-Westerville) said the bill helps law enforcement, medical… Read More