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Ohio Republicans Pass Four-Year Legislative Maps Maintaining Supermajority

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Republicans Pass Four-Year Legislative Maps Maintaining Supermajority

Court challenges expected to follow soon BY: SUSAN TEBBEN With some using words like “disappointment” and “unease,” Republican majority members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission passed maps of General Assembly districts on Thursday heavily favoring GOP supermajorities that will last four years, if they make it through the courts. In a process that bypassed the midnight […]

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Ohioans Ask for Balanced Maps as Public Redistricting Hearings Continue

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohioans Ask for Balanced Maps as Public Redistricting Hearings Continue

BY: SUSAN TEBBEN As the public input process begins again for Ohio legislative redistricting, many participants at a Sunday night meeting in Dayton asked for new maps that balance ideologies in the state. The testimony at an auditorium at Washington Township RecPlex West went on for hours, with much of it mirroring the feelings of the Fair […]

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Redistricting Commission Could Vote on Map Thursday

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Redistricting Commission Could Vote on Map Thursday

BY: SUSAN TEBBEN The Ohio Redistricting Commission could vote on a map in one of two meetings happening today at the Ohio Statehouse. The commission scheduled one meeting at 10 a.m. in the Finan Hearing Room, and another for 2 p.m. in the same room. On the agenda, the ORC said it “will meet to hear […]

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Ohio Attorney General Joins National Lawsuit to Overturn LGBTQ Protections

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Attorney General Joins National Lawsuit to Overturn LGBTQ Protections

BY: SUSAN TEBBEN Joining 19 other state attorneys general, Ohio’s Dave Yost has jumped in on a lawsuit demanding that sexual orientation and gender identity not be included in discrimination protections. The complaint, filed in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, argues “administrative agencies,” in this case the Biden administration, don’t have the […]

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Ohio Redistricting Commission Continues Mapping Process

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Redistricting Commission Continues Mapping Process

BY: SUSAN TEBBEN Members of the Ohio Redistricting Commission ended their week in Mansfield as constituents continued to give input on legislative district map-drawing, and share their thoughts on the process. Throughout the week of two-a-day meetings, starting in Cleveland and winding through the state to Youngstown, Dayton, Cincinnati, Zanesville, Rio Grande, Lima, Toledo, Akron and Mansfield, commission members […]

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How Ohio’s Last Bout of Redistricting Made Representation More Difficult

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal How Ohio’s Last Bout of Redistricting Made Representation More Difficult

BY: SUSAN TEBBEN Mindy Nagel’s congressman changes depending on the side of her house in which she’s sitting. The border Nagel sits on is in between Cincinnati and North College Hill in Hamilton County. Because of how district maps were drawn during the last bout of redistricting, the west half of her house is in Ohio’s […]

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Ohio Redistricting Commission Announces Public Hearing Dates and Locations

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Redistricting Commission Announces Public Hearing Dates and Locations

BY: SUSAN TEBBEN The Ohio Redistricting Commission announced the schedule for meetings throughout the state where the public will be able to give input on redrawing legislative districts. Public hearings will be in: Cleveland: Aug. 23 – 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Cleveland State University Student Center, Room SC311 (Ballroom, 3rd Floor), 2121 Euclid Avenue Cleveland. COVID-19 […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

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

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