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Ohio Senate President Pledges Action on Drug Sentencing Bill

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The leader of the Ohio Senate is pledging to take action by year’s end on a bill designed to reduce low-level drug possessions to misdemeanors and increase penalties for drug dealers. The legislation is part of a long-running attempt by lawmakers to reduce Ohio’s prison population. Senate President Larry Obhof, a… Read More

Senate President “Absolutely” Wants Income Tax Cut If Gas Tax Is Hiked

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Gov. Mike DeWine’s proposed 18-cent hike in the gas tax is still before state lawmakers. They would have to approve it as part of the transportation budget, which must be signed into law by March 31. Senate President Larry Obhof said if lawmakers have to hike the gas tax, it should be paired at some… Read More