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Ohio's state budget for 2022-24 includes $2 million for the Baileys Trail System - bringing the project closer to its goal of becoming the longest contiguous trail system east of the Mississippi River. Read Full Story
Tue, Jul 6, 2021
Ohio lawmakers sent their budget to Gov. Mike DeWine, which includes an investment in children's mental health in southeast Ohio.  Read Full Story
Tue, Jun 29, 2021
Last year, Ohio lawmakers passed a law allowing municipalities to continue to collect income taxes from employees who were temporarily working from home in other communities. The Ohio House has passed a bill that would change that. Read Full Story
Thu, May 27, 2021
Collin's Law, which originally passed the House of Representatives during the previous legislative session, was reintroduced into the Ohio Legislature in early March following the death of Bowling Green State University student Stone Foltz from an alleged hazing incident.  Read Full Story
Tue, Apr 6, 2021
MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio (WTAP) - If a bill introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives is successful, county jails would be funded by the state in much the same way as schools have been for years. Read Full Story
Wed, Feb 17, 2021
NELSONVILLE, Ohio (WTAP) - An Athens County Republican will lead the Ohio House of Representative's Economic and Workforce Development Committee. Read Full Story
Sat, Jan 30, 2021
COLUMBUS - State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) announced state lawmakers have begun hearings on Ohio's proposed two-year state construction budget. It includes funding for a variety of initiatives across the state and aids local projects across the 94th house district. Read Full Story
Fri, Dec 18, 2020
Republican incumbent Jay Edwards will keep his seat in the Ohio House of Representatives for the 94th District, defeating democratic challenger Katie O'Neill on Tuesday night. Read Full Story
Wed, Nov 4, 2020
TUPPERS PLAINS - The Meigs County Community Improvement Corporation, along with local leaders and elected officials, held a ceremonial ground breaking on Friday on a new $1.9 million speculative industrial building in the East Meigs Industrial Park, the fourth in the development. The project is designed to provide a turn-key facility ready to attract and retain businesses and jobs for the county. Read Full Story
Fri, Oct 2, 2020
State Representative Jay Edwards announced Wednesday that a bill launched in the Ohio House of Representatives on the heels of coronavirus sending schoolchildren and adults to work from home, without reliable or speedy internet, has moved on to the Ohio Senate. Read Full Story
Thu, Jun 18, 2020