Gov. Mike DeWine changed his initial mask mandate as a condition of businesses reopening, instead requiring masks for employees but not for customers. But while mask wearing has become something of a partisan symbol, DeWine said it shouldn’t be.
Many Democratic state lawmakers were upset Wednesday when they discovered an earlier seating plan that allowed social distancing in the Ohio House chamber had been scrapped in favor of one allowing all legislators inside.
Republican Ohio House speaker Larry Householder says the state may need to come up with a new school funding formula to reach a level of fairness, which could involve redistribution of wealth to poorer school districts.
Republican Ohio House speaker Larry Householder says a bi-partisan school funding proposal introduced a few weeks ago won’t be part of the chamber's version of the state budget proposal, which will come out on Wednesday.
Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is standing behind the revenue estimates used to create his state budget proposal, as Republican Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder suggests he's leaning toward more conservative figures from the legislature's economic analysts.