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The Gubernatorial Lineup: 4 Republicans, 4 Democrats Join the Race

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Gubernatorial Lineup: 4 Republicans, 4 Democrats Join the Race

The race for Ohio governor is on, and each party has four candidates to choose from for election in 2018. For convenience, CU has listed each candidate, along with their work experience, key policies, and personal input. Democrats Connie Pillich, Montgomery, 56 Served as an Ohio House representative from 2009 to 2014, representing the 28th […]

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Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor Take First Step in Entering Race for Governor

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor Take First Step in Entering Race for Governor

Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor completed the first official step in running for Ohio governor in 2018, formally filing the Mary Taylor for Governor committee and designating Rick Fedorovich as her treasurer. While a real campaign announcement and kick-off are expected later this year, this action allows Taylor to start campaigning and fundraising now. “First, […]

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Drug Price Relief Act Pushed to Next Year’s Ballot

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Drug Price Relief Act Pushed to Next Year’s Ballot

Months of litigation will keep a measure aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs off the November ballot this year. The Drug Price Relief Act, facing opposition from several groups, might make it to next year’s ballot if all goes well this time. The act is simple in intent — address the inflated drug […]

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ODP Taking Golden Week Lawsuit to Supreme Court

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega ODP Taking Golden Week Lawsuit to Supreme Court

Golden Week — Ohio’s unique early voting period where voters can register and cast all in one — is dead and gone, but the Ohio Democratic Party plans to resurrect it. Again. The bill (SB 238) eliminating Golden Week was conceived in 2013 and signed into law in February of 2014 by Gov. John Kasich, […]

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Marijuana Legalization Group Has Faced Challenges from Left and Right

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Marijuana Legalization Group Has Faced Challenges from Left and Right

It’s been a difficult road for ResponsibleOhio, the organization hoping to legalize marijuana across the state by way of an amendment allowing 10 marijuana growing sites in Butler, Clermont, Franklin, Hamilton, Licking, Lorain, Lucas, Delaware, Stark and Summit counties. The amendment would establish a commission to regulate Ohio’s marijuana industry, as well as legalize personal […]

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Opinion: Team Clinton might as well capitalize on Ohio lawsuit

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Opinion: Team Clinton might as well capitalize on Ohio lawsuit

Once upon a time, there existed in Ohio something called the “Golden Week;” a period before Election Day during which citizens were able to register and vote on the same day. “Golden Week” no longer exits in Ohio, but a federal lawsuit filed last month aims to bring it back, as well as reverse several […]

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In Early Voting Changes, Many See Voter Suppression

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea In Early Voting Changes, Many See Voter Suppression

Early voting was set to begin in Ohio a week ago, before a decision by the United States Supreme Court pushed the start date for early voting to today. On Sept 29, SCOTUS sided with the state and Republican-led legislature, which sought to limit Ohio’s early voting days, by staying decisions from the lower courts […]

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