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Collection Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers
Title Newsclipping index
Accession number 10-20
Catalog Number 10-20News092009
Date September 2009
Object Name Newsclippings
Scope & Content 2009

September 30
Slots delay might cost $2.3 billon/ analysis done for governor has no budgetary solutions.
Payday lenders using loopholes/ Ohio stores are making loans of less than 31 days, typically at triple-digit annualized interest rates, despite a 2008 law that tried to end such practices.
School cuts will be large/ without slot-machine funds, stimulus money also could be lost reducing aid to 10.3%.
Strickland seeks to delay last year of income-tax cut.
Capital news: video lottery plan still in limbo.
Who avoids Columbus income tax? think statehouse/ legislators, staff exempt if they don't live in city.
Paging senate president Bill Harris?
No slots may mean school cuts/ vote on gambling reopens $1.7B budget hole.

September 29
Voinvoich to GOP: work with Strickland.
Law on residency needs clarity, some say/ alteration to code sought amid Husted dispute, but others aren't in favor.
Gay rights bill stalls in senate/ one concern: new lawsuit venue.

September 28
Brunner responds to Husted lawsuit.
Groups call for more sex ed/ 2 state senators to introduce bill in October requiring comprehensive classes.
Bolon votes for new bill againist discrimination.
Husted files merit brief in reply to Brunner: abuse of discretation for the law!

September 27
Groups call for more sex ed, insurance for birth control/ 2 state senators to introduce bill in October requiring comprehensive classes.
Will residency flap hurt Husted's career? senator calls secretary of state Brunner's ruling againist him a 'partisan game'
Failing Strickland is sinking fast.
Steve Goble: It's about time Ohio extended security to gays.
Gov. Strickland is sinking fast, and taking Ohio down with him--Brent Larkin.

September 26
GOP warns of retaliation/ democrats told to be ready to defend own residency.
Mohican juvenile facility closing.
Up to 1K in Richland Co. vets could get bonus.
Documentation in Husted voter fraud case indicates Husted not "honest and straightforward" in accounting for mileage reimbursements.

September 25
Issue 2 a turning point for Ohio agriculture?

September 24
Neil Patel: America payback keys Ohio state senate bid.
Our opinion: cooperation essential to fix budget mess.
Editorial: no surprise that Ohio leaders need plan B.
Dennis Willard: records should be click away.

September 23
Ohio sec. state Brunner rules State sen. Husted dosen't live where he votes.
Husted takes residency case to supreme court.
Capital news: wonderful world of legislative maneuverings.
Ohio republicans: budget gap is governor's problem.
Ohio may be big loser/ finger pointing follows court ruling of slots.
GOP: budget gap Strickland's responsibility/ Ohio supreme court decision to let voters approve slot proposal could creat nearly $1B shortfall.
Three state issue Nov. 3.
Slots, casinos: whats the deal?
Strickland not getting much sympathy over slots ruling.
Sen. Husted fights ruling/ he wants Ohio supreme court to overrule Secretary of State.

September 22
Republicans in Ohio senate say they're waiting on governor to fix latest budget problem.
Jones to vice chair senate panel.
Ohio sovereignty to get senate vote.
Ohio GOP puts budget onus on Strickland.
Ball back in Strickland's court/ Ohio leaders look for budget solutions, just as other sates have.
Court ruling rebuffs major policy shift in Ohio.
Ohio court ruling on video slot machines deals big blow to Gov. Strickland's budget.
Ruling: sen. Husted dosen't live in his district.
Ohio Secretary state rules on senator's residency.
Court allows vote on slots/ ruling throws wrench into state racino plan.
Revenue hit from court ruling could hurt schools/ schools had expected to receive $933M this school year and next from slot revenue.
Voters to decide how farmers should treat livestock.

September 21
State closer to protecting gay, transgendered Ohioans.

September 20
Anti-discrimination bill gets a little GOP help.
Drumbeat to protect gay Ohioans produces interesting dance.
Advance Ohio/ how barring discrimination aids economic development.

September 19
Interest high in high school renovation project.

September 18
GOP wants to lower ante on gifts/ bill would cap campaign contributions from gambling interests at $500.
Region leads Ohio GOP on gay rights.
Our opinion: hearings needed into BMV policy.

September 17
Answers needed/ delay that allowed illegal immigrants to register cars should be investigated fully.
GOP upset by report of car-registration abuses/ senate leaders to probe why loophole favoring illegal aliens wasn't plugged.
Sen. Jones to probe car registration fraud.
Ohio house passes bill banning sexual orientation discrimination; fight moves to senate.
Kudos to Ben Morrision & the Dispatch today on this Strickland loophole story.
Ohio senate president calls for hearings into registration flap.

September 16
Divided house approves bill on discrimination/ the bill would prohibit discrimination in jobs or housing based on sexual orientation.
Hey you, get off the phone! Poll finds Ohio voters strongly favor bans on handheld cells and text messaging while driving.
Historic Ohio house vote offers protections to gays.
Anti-gay bias banned in Ohio house vote.
Ohio house passes gay housing, job rights bill.
Gay rights bill passes Ohio house.
Ohio house passes bill protecting gays, transgendered from discrimination.
Capital news: full plate of issues as lawmakers return to statehouse.
Ohio house passes TBLG non-discrimination bill.

September 15
Cleveland in all-out gay games bid.
LGBT housing and employment protections bill passes Ohio house.
Blog: little agreement so far from split legislature, and little change on that expected this fall.

September 14
Ohio GOP 'democrats not seeing eye to eye.

September 13
Bill won't let bosses take wokers' donations.
Economic growth tops fall legislative agenda/ both parties say they want to continue third frontier started under Taft.
Ohio state senator would support drilling at parks.

September 12
Improving the economy tops fall legislative agenda in Columbus.

September 11
Gay rights legislation builds momentum in Ohio.

September 10
Enthusiasm and Harris.
Gay rights bill building momentum in Ohio.

September 9
Lawmakers not making many: budget debate kept legislators busy this session; they've passed 7 other bills, none controversial.
Estate tax under fire/ group pushes for Ohio legislature or voters to get rid of it.

September 7
Crowded prisons? local community alternative center could save state money, chief probation officer says.
Stewart receives appointment.

September 6
Deal with the devil/ with budget held hostage to slots' cash, Ohio is at mercy of gambling interests.

September 5
Strickland rejects idea to boost taxes.
Uneasy money.

September 2
People should be heard on slots.
Uneasy money/ the governor said yes to horse racetrack owners. And now-surprise!-the track want more.

September 1
Collaborative adds to arts and culture in Ohio.