|Collection||Harris, Bill M. Ohio Senate papers|
|Scope & Content||
Awards-and foolishness-aplenty/Profiles-in-courage-2007-edition award.
Feds block health plan/Strickland 'appaled at heartless decision' to deny coverage for needy kids.
Legislators get tax break for sessions they miss.
Ohio lawmakers make no bones about their 'skeleton' session.
Absent legislators rewarded/Ohio officials receive tax credit on off days.
Legislators can take tax break for sessions they don't attend.
Ohio lawmakers' skeleton sessions pump up tax breaks.
'Skeletons' keep tax break rolling/ legislature holds spot sessions to meet letter of law.
Peace of the season settles on Columbus.
Captiol notebook: candidates turn to Ohio to raise cash.
State prisons out of room/ rising population strains ability to maintain order.
Flash: in case you missed it, state government is viewers' delight.
Prison equation/ lawmakers must factors inmate overcrowding into efforts to curb crime.
State of state address is Feb. 6.
Ohioans are hopeful Strickland will be 'Mr. Fixit'
Why not? Criminal-background checks for legislative candidates make sense.
So far, so good for Strickland.
Buoyed by luck and pluck, Stricklan rides a wave of popularity.
Sick-leave proposal may give Democrats a boost at polls.
Legislators flee the scrutiny the decree.
Shut E-check down.
Schuring's plan to fund schools can't pass aw written; add parts of other ballot issue.
Jeff Jacobson and Ohio senate GOP like to scrutinize as long as it excludes them.
Final session of 2007/ Lawmakers push through veterans, abortion bills.
Republicans block checks on legislators' background.
E-check renewed, slipped in as a rider/ auto emissions testing program was set to expire this year.
E-check not exhausted/ senate gives governor authority he requested to extend testing.
State lawmakers: no criminal checks on us/ House bill 104.
Amendment to check lawmakers' past dies in senate.
New head of Ohio civil rights panel quits/ Sykes caught in flap over maternity-leave proposal.
Civil rights chair Sykes to resign/ Clash with Strickland was impetus.
Lawmakers selfishly hijack helpful bill.
County delays vote on machines/ Cuyahoga elections officials don't want touch screens, fret over alternatives.
Cuyahoga County officials delay action on voting machines.
Strickland, civil rights chief at odds over maternity leave issue.
Civil rights appointee no longer has governor's support.
Sykes falls out of favor/ governor 'not inclined' to stand by his civil-rights nominee.
Senate OK of Sykes is iffy/ rights chief loses top backing.
State considers bonuses for recent vets.
Governor manages to succeed.