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Collection Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers
Title Newsclipping index
Accession number 10-20
Catalog Number 10-20News052008
Date May 2008
Object Name Newsclippings
Scope & Content 2008

May 30
House sends jobs bill to Strickland/ $1.57 billion plan calls for withdrawal of $200 million from the state's rainy day fund.
Ex-lawmaker still may face prosecution.
Great lakes diversion bill put on hold/ Ohio's $1.57 B jobs plan awaits Strickland's nod.
Senate fails to vote on home remodeler bill.
Value voters alert: Ohio senate passes the Buehrer ammendment banning funding of human cloning.
Great lakes water compact still treading water in state legislature.

May 29
Ohio senate passes ammendment to ban taxpayer-funding of human cloning.

May 28
Proposal to overhaul government hits a wall/ senate says county plan needs 'a lot more study'

May 27
Ohio senate OKs one of nation's toughest payday lending caps.
Ohio pro-life advocates want human cloning funding ban in biotech bill.
Sen. John Carey: legislature move for independent investigation into attorney general controversy.

May 26
Akron gets treat in tough budget for state/ art museum gains, but bill includes gambling, government -job cuts.

May 25
Expanding ethics probe a good idea/ Dann isn't only one who needs a look.

May 24
State pays tribute to fallen/ portraits of Lima company unveiled.
Senate passes 'jobs, jobs, jobs' bills/ Gov Strickland says he will line-tem veto delaying the closing of Twin Valley facility.

May 23
Ohio right to life files federal lawsuit againist state ban of ads mentioning political candidates.
Daily women's health policy report.

May 22
Capital news' Bowzer to lawmakers: yip, yip, yip, mum,mum,mum, thank you.
Ohio group seeks to overturn pre-election ban on certain ads.
Dann drama plays out in Columbus.
Ohio house OKs $1.57 B stimulus plan/ the measure, which aims to create jobs and keep young people in Ohio, includes a change in financing that Strickland doesn't like.

May 21
AG saga continues in Columbus

May 18
Job stimulus package introduced by state lawmakers.
Buying American-made products isn't easy.
Dems move too quickly with Dann.
Capitol notebook: something is out of whack with Stark's numbers.
For Dann probe, state turns to trusted hand/ inspector general lauded as 'unbiased.'
Harris getting it right.

May 16
Lakes water pact nears agreement.

May 15
Dann steps down/ 'I apologize and accept responsibility'
Pressure from his own party led Dann to relent and finally resign.
Payday lenders likely doomed/ just as Ohio house did, Senate tightens rules on industry after efforts at compromise failed.
Dann is done/attorney general resigns after invetigators raid offices/ Governor says Dann did 'honorable thing' by quitting/ top assistant takes over AG duties temporarily.
Attorney general scandal/ Dann resigns.
Dann quits, gets no deal/ Ohio inspector general seizes office's computers, troopers watch staff.
Gay-rights bill still has a pulse in the senate.
He's gone. Ohio attorney general Marc Dann's belated resignation spares further disgrace to himself,his office and his state.
Local headlines/ Payday lending legislation passes another hurdle.

May 14
Ohio senate OKs one of nation's toughest payday lending caps.
Senate approves tough payday-lening bill.
Ammendment would save water rights/ issue is holding up Great Lakes pact/ proposed ammendment wourl protect rights.
Attorney general could quit as pressure grows/ legislators refuse deal with scandall-plagued Marc Dann./ Ohio watchdog to investigate allegations of misconduct.
Pressure builds on Dann/ his problems stack up.
Democrats want Dann impeached/ attorney general staying put despite multiple investigations.
Dann offers a deal to quit, but dosen't/ house, senate give funding authority to state

May 13
Ohio's divided government is working out.
Wagoner & Sears introduce resloutions for bond issue to renew clean Ohio...
Um, now what? as democrats' thunder againist Dann dies meekly away, GOP leaders in the legislature offer a wiser approach.

May 12
Great Lakes water compact: what it is, where it stands.

May 11
Dann digs in his heels as the appeal of impeachment fades.

May 10
Inspector general may investigate Dann's office/ officials 'appalled' computer data erased.
AG probe may go to inspector general/ Charles would be thorough, house, senate leaders say.
Inspector general tapped for Dann inquiry/ new allegation: bureau of criminal identification agent helped Gutierrez aide wipe computer clean.

May 8
Payday lenders fight bill/ senate's GOP leaders resist fierce lobbying.

May 6
Quit or be impeached democrats tell Dann.
Democrats threaten to impeach Dann/ attorney general defends legal work, rejects pleas from Strickland, others.
Close the deal/ Ohio senate should end obstruction of U.S.-Candian pact to protect Great Lakes.
Rules about impeaching officials in Ohio murky.
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