Jim Jordan Releases Report Showing ‘Overwhelming Majority’ of Migrant Children Reunited With Families

  Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH-04) and his Republican colleagues on the House Oversight Committee released a report last week showing that most separated migrant children have been reunited with their families. “The Committee’s oversight to date contradicts the Democrat narrative that the Trump Administration is neglecting separated children at the…

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Oberlin College Ordered to Pay $6.5 Million in Attorney’s Fees on Top of $25 Million in Damages

  A judge has ordered Oberlin College to pay $6.5 million in attorney’s fees to the law firm that represented Gibson’s Bakery in its defamation suit against the school. That’s on top of the $25 million in compensatory and punitive damages the school must pay the owners of Gibson’s Bakery.…

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Sherrod Brown Cites Bible to Attack Trump’s ‘Inhumane’ Immigration Policies

  After visiting the southern border, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced sweeping legislation that would impose a number of new regulations on Customs and Border Protection (CBP) detention centers. “We cannot accept children being deprived of basic necessities and living in squalor. We need real, enforceable standards for these centers—on…

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Ohio Budget Bill Aims to Invalidate Lake Erie Bill of Rights

  A provision in the recently passed Ohio budget could negate the Lake Erie Bill of Rights (LEBOR) and end the ability of citizens to file lawsuits on behalf of ecosystems. In February, voters in Toledo passed a citizen-led initiative to grant the Lake Erie Ecosystem, Lake Erie, and the Lake…

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Ohio Budget Raises Smoking Age from 18 to 21 With No Exceptions

  Under Ohio’s newly-passed budget, the legal age to purchase cigarettes and vaping products in the state will jump from 18 to 21. The 3,200-page budget document contains several pages of new tobacco-related provisions, all of which make it “illegal for any person under the age of 21 to purchase…

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Planned Parenthood Targets Crisis Pregnancy Centers After They Receive $7 Million Boost in Ohio Budget

  Crisis pregnancy centers in Ohio are set to receive $7.5 million in funding over the next two fiscal years under Ohio’s new state budget, and Planned Parenthood isn’t pleased. During Wednesday’s House floor debate on the budget, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio sent out a number of tweets attacking…

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Ohio State Reviewing Millions of Dollars in Donations Linked to Jeffrey Epstein

  The Ohio State University announced Tuesday that it is reviewing millions of dollars in donations linked to billionaire sex-offender Jeffrey Epstein, who was recently arrested and charged with sex trafficking. “In 1990, Epstein donated $1,000 to the Wexner Center for the Arts Membership Fund. In partial fulfillment of a…

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Kim Kardashian Steps in to Help Ohio Inmate Serving Life Sentence

  Kim Kardashian West is spreading the word about Kevin Keith, an Ohio inmate serving a life sentence at Marion Correctional Institution for a 1994 triple homicide. His supporters, however, believe he’s innocent and are in the process of creating a documentary to prove their case. “I heard about Kevin…

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$2 Billion Military Sale to Taiwan Good News for Lima, Ohio

  The U.S. State Department recently approved the sale of 108 M1A2T Abrams Tanks, manufactured in Ohio, to the Taiwanese government. The sale comes as part of a $2 billion Foreign Military Sale to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a press release. Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) praised…

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Republican Sen. Rob Portman Calls Trump Comments ‘Divisive’ and ‘Wrong’

  Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) has been relatively quiet on the drama surrounding “the squad” on Capitol Hill, but he was finally reached for comment Monday by The Cincinnati Enquirer. “That’s not something I would say, and I think it’s divisive, unnecessary, and wrong,” Portman told the outlet in a brief…

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