A plan proposed by the Cincinnati Center
City Development Corporation and backed by most members of City Council
and Mayor John Cranley could pave the way for as many as 21 new liquor
Ohio’s top 1 percent of earners make 21
times more than the other 99 percent of earners in Ohio, according to a
study released by the Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning think
tank based in Washington, D.C.
The state of Ohio, lead by Ohio Attorney
General Mike DeWine, filed a lawsuit in federal district court against
the federal government Jan. 26 over fees associated with the Affordable
Care Act (ACA) paid by state and local governments.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Jan. 16
that it will hear arguments about gay marriage bans in Ohio and three
other states this spring, lining up what could be a precedent-setting
legal battle over the bans.
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and
Correction announced Jan. 8 that the state will stop using an execution
method that utilizes a combination of the sedative midazolam and the
Ohio’s Democrat Senator Sherrod Brown has
introduced a bill that would allow some taxpayers to get a cash advance
on their income tax returns instead of turning to so-called payday loan
businesses that charge interest rates as high as 500 percent.