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Ohio Election Changes Bill Sees Walk-Outs in Contentious First Hearing

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Election Changes Bill Sees Walk-Outs in Contentious First Hearing

By Tyler Buchanan The Republican sponsors of a bill to change various pieces of Ohio election law had their first opportunity Thursday to make a case why these changes are necessary. State Reps. Bill Seitz, R-Green Twp., and Sharon Ray, R-Wadsworth, fielded questions from a handful of Democratic lawmakers, each sharing concerns that some of the […]

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House Republicans Seek to Expand Concealed-Carry After Recent Surge in Gun Violence

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal House Republicans Seek to Expand Concealed-Carry After Recent Surge in Gun Violence

By Jake Zuckerman After a spate of seven mass shootings around the U.S. in seven days, Ohio House Republicans introduced legislation that would allow Ohioans aged 21 and older to carry a concealed weapon without a license. House Bill 227, introduced Tuesday by Republican Reps. Thomas Brinkman and Kris Jordan and co-sponsored by 20 more, also […]

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Controversial Abortion Burial Bill to Move to Governor for Signature

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Controversial Abortion Burial Bill to Move to Governor for Signature

By Susan Tebben The House passed a bill on Thursday to require abortion providers to bury or cremate fetal remains, despite arguments from religious groups and health clinics in the state. State representatives passed the bill on a 60 to 35 vote along party lines. The bill passed out of the House Civil Justice Committee the […]

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The Confluence Cast: Ohio Capital Journal

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Ohio Capital Journal

How should news outlets negotiate the changing digital landscape? David Dewitt, the editor of the newly-launch Ohio Capital Journal, sat down to discuss their nonprofit news model, the importance of non-partisan news, how to deal with commenters, and more. Shownotes for this episode Connect with the Confluence Cast:Web | Patreon | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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Ohio Tourism Day

  Ohio Tourism Day

Join us Wednesday, May 8 for Ohio Tourism Day on the Ohio Statehouse lawn to plan your Ohio vacation during National Travel and Tourism Week! Ohio Tourism Day is a FREE event celebrating Ohio’s $44 billion tourism industry and providing the opportunity for consumers to plan their Ohio vacations while visiting with tourism destinations and […]

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Columbus Turns Out for Families Separated at the Border

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Turns Out for Families Separated at the Border

It’s a beautiful day for a protest. That’s good news for those taking part in the nationwide action planned for Saturday, June 30, dubbed the Families Belong Together march. The local version took place at the Statehouse on Saturday morning, with a crowd of hundreds pouring into Capitol Square in the 90 degree heat. They […]

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Ohio Tourism Day

  Ohio Tourism Day

Experience Ohio’s diverse destinations, attractions and events! This FREE event for the whole family will introduce you to exciting destinations from the Hocking Hills to the shores of Lake Erie – and everything in between – all on the Statehouse lawn! Interact with the more than 80 vendors representing the diverse destinations and attractions Ohio […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION