September 26, 2016

Ohio.com By the Beacon Journal Editorial Board September 25, 2016 Opponents of the oil and gas industry in Ohio recently have suffered stinging defeats in the courts. In Medina County, landowners seeking to block the Nexus Pipeline lost a fight to keep surveyors off their property. Meanwhile, charter government initiatives …

July 22, 2016

Lima News July 20, 2016 by Ann Sanner COLUMBUS (AP) — An Ohio legislative proposal announced Wednesday seeks to give cities the ability to restrict the state laws allowing open or concealed carry of firearms during certain events. The bill, with uncertain prospects, is expected to be introduced next week. The …

July 19, 2016

The Trace July 18, 2016 by JENNIFER MASCIA The coronation of presumed presidential nominee Donald Trump begins Monday in a city that is regularly convulsed by gun violence. In a recent 12-month period, ending June 30, at least 113 people were killed and 367 were injured in Cleveland. The gun homicide …

May 26, 2016

On Labor May 25, 2016 by Melissa Greenberg Increasingly frustrated by their inability to affect employment law at the federal and state level, progressive advocates have turned their attention to local government.  At this level, they have been able to enact ordinances to raise the minimum wage, guarantee paid sick day …