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State Rep. John Becker

A state representative from southern Ohio is reviving his efforts to impeach Governor Mike DeWine over actions taken to stop the spread of COVID-19.

Ohio House of Representatives

For the first time in more than a century, an Ohio lawmaker has drafted articles of impeachment against a sitting governor.

Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

Republicans in the Ohio House have approved a bill that would limit the power and length of public health orders on coronavirus that their fellow Republican, Gov. Mike DeWine, has been issuing through Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports the bill reflects a split in the GOP on how to restart the economy that could carry over into the future.

Abortion was a big issue in Ohio in 2019, as it has been for several years.