Esther’s Law Headed to Ohio Gov. DeWine’s Desk After Unanimous Passage

In a rare showing of complete bipartisanship, a bill that would allow families to monitor activities inside loved ones’ nursing home rooms with cameras and other electronic equipment, passed through the Ohio Legislature unanimously. 

Senate Bill 58, known as Esther’s Law, has been in the works since 2011, when an activist named Steven Piskor used a hidden camera to catch employees at a nursing home facility run by MetroHealth Medical Center abusing his mother, Esther. 

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Democrat State Lawmaker Explains Why He Backs GOP’s Mike DeWine for Ohio Governor

Republican Mike DeWine won a key endorsement Monday from the other side of the aisle. State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10) of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, announced his endorsement of DeWine for Ohio governor. “I’ve worked with Mike DeWine over the last eight years as a State Representative. He has come…

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Democrats Censure Respected State Senator Tate For Private Remarks Made to Republican

Reginald Tate

Common sense State Sen. Reginald Tate is questioning what it means to be censured by the Shelby County Democratic Party Executive Committee, since they never gave him the courtesy of informing him. The New Tri-State Defender reported the action taken against the Democratic senator from District 33 in Shelby County.…

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