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Asbestos Litigation Bill Advances Despite Bipartisan Opposition
Wednesday, May 22, 2024

A controversial plan to crack down on naming multiple defendants in asbestos-related lawsuits sparked bipartisan opposition on the floor and in committee Wednesday.

Senate Committee Hearings -- Judiciary
Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Lawmakers Finalize Plan To Eliminate Spousal Rape Exception
Wednesday, April 24, 2024

A decades-long effort to make spousal rape illegal in Ohio is headed to the governor's desk.

Senate Committee Hearings -- Judiciary
Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Gambling Panel Wraps Up Work, Eyes Recommendations
Monday, April 15, 2024

The leaders of an ad hoc panel formed to study gambling in Ohio say that any recommendations they offer will be put forward with existing Ohio business interests in mind.

Gaming Panel Urged To Make Several Law Changes
Thursday, April 11, 2024

A group formed to probe the state's gambling industry was asked again Thursday to lower the tax rate on sports betting receipts.

Senate Sends Breast-Feeding Juror Exemption To Governor
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

A proposal to excuse breast-feeding mothers from jury duty is now headed to the governor's desk, despite concerns raised by one Democrat in the upper chamber.

Path Forward For Spousal Rape Exception Bill Remains Unclear
Wednesday, April 10, 2024

Long sought legislation to end a loophole in state law that makes spousal rape legal was heard for the first time in the Senate Wednesday.

Bill To Curb Lawsuits Resurfaces In Senate
Thursday, March 28, 2024

Two Republicans are taking another crack at ensuring protections against meritless lawsuits related to First Amendment rights, an effort last championed by now-Senate President Matt Huffman.

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