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House Republicans approve anti-vaccine mandate legislation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Private companies and public entities would be banned from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter a facility or conduct business, under anti-vaccine legislation passed by House Republicans on Thursday that would cover everything from privately run theaters to publicly-owned sports arenas. In addition, schools could not prevent students from participating […]

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GOP-led Ohio Legislature OKs fast-tracked congressional map

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s new map of congressional districts cleared the state Legislature along party lines Thursday, after a breakneck sprint through both chambers that was defended by majority Republicans and decried by Democrats and voting-rights advocates. Opponents immediately stepped up pressure on Republican Gov. Mike DeWine to veto the plan, which Republicans defend […]

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Ohio House Republicans again push anti-vaccine legislation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Private companies and public entities would be banned from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter a facility or conduct business, under new anti-vaccine legislation pushed by House Republicans on Thursday that would cover everything from privately run theaters to publicly-owned sports arenas. In addition, schools could not prevent students from […]

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Fast-tracked congressional map poised to clear Ohio House

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fast-tracked map of Ohio’s new congressional districts continued its breakneck pace through the Republican-controlled state Legislature on Wednesday. An Ohio House committee approved the proposal along party lines Wednesday, with a floor vote anticipated Thursday. The 15-district map cleared the Senate Tuesday, only about 16 hours after it was unveiled. […]

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