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Ohio House Passes Bill Creating Electric Vehicle Commission

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio House Passes Bill Creating Electric Vehicle Commission

BY: NICK EVANS The Ohio House has approved legislation that would set up an Electric Vehicle Commission to help advise state lawmakers on policy while also providing tax breaks for EV manufacturers. Those tax incentives run through the end of 2026 and apply to components like batteries specifically designed for EVs. But legislative analysts raised questions […]

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Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Nan Whaley Pledges Universal Pre-K if Elected

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Dem Gubernatorial Candidate Nan Whaley Pledges Universal Pre-K if Elected

BY: NICK EVANS Democrat Nan Whaley is promising to take the universal preschool plan approved by Dayton voters in 2016 statewide if she’s elected governor. The Dayton mayor made a campaign stop Friday in Columbus emphasizing the importance of early childhood education alongside U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-OH. Universal pre-K is one of the provisions included […]

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Franklin County Elections Board to Be Placed Under ‘Administrative Oversight’

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Franklin County Elections Board to Be Placed Under ‘Administrative Oversight’

Move comes after Election Day hiccups in successive years BY: NICK EVANS State officials are stepping in to oversee the board of elections in Ohio’s most populous county after a voter reported being able to vote twice to the secretary of state’s office. A review turned up two other instances that look similar. None of those […]

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Ohio Lawmakers Consider Legislation Pushing for More Tax Abatement Reporting

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Lawmakers Consider Legislation Pushing for More Tax Abatement Reporting

BY: NICK EVANS State lawmakers are considering legislation that would collect statewide information about property tax exemptions, and add that data to the list of tax breaks reviewed by state officials every other year. The information itself already exists — county auditors deliver it to the Ohio Department of Taxation regularly. But backers believe the move […]

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