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Rep. Ryan Smith

After months of political positioning and backroom deals, the Ohio House has a new speaker. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio House Republicans Thursday selcted Ryan Smith to remain as Speaker next session in a vote questioned by backers of his main rival. 

Ohio Public Radio

As state lawmakers race toward the end of this lame duck legislative session, they’ve been considering two bills that Governor John Kasich opposes – the six-week “Heartbeat Bill” abortion ban and the “Stand Your Ground” self-defense bill.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio House Wednesday approved an NRA-backed 'stand your ground' gun bill. 

Ohio Public Radio

After two months of impasse, the Ohio House has a new Speaker. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio House members will be called back to Columbus next week to resolve the Speakership fight one way or another. 

Statehouse News Bureau

This week marked the second in a row without a voting session in the Ohio House.

Dan Konik

Accusations are flying at Broad and High as the Ohio House continues in disorder without a Speaker. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio House sessions for the week have been cancelled due to the fight among majority Republicans over who will be the next Speaker. 

Statehouse News Bureau

Still no word on who the next speaker of the Ohio House might be.