Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins is scheduled to testify Dec. 3 before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry regarding the city’s water crisis in August caused by a toxic algal bloom in Lake Erie, said U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich), committee chairman.
The Lucas County Board of Elections certified the official results of the Nov. 4 election Tuesday, after adding 3,137 previously uncounted ballots, including some that were omitted from the election-night report because of a scanner malfunction.
COLUMBUS — Language seen as potentially endangering to basic land-line telephone service in Ohio could drag down a much broader bill designed to reduce algae blooms on Lake Erie and better regulate a growing oil and gas drilling industry.
COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich today threatened to veto a broad bill designed to reduce algal blooms on Lake Erie and better regulate a growing oil and gas drilling industry if controversial provisions affecting telephone service remain in the bill.
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced today he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular team of national security advisers.
As Ottawa County resident Chris Redfern prepares to relinquish the reins of the Ohio Democratic Party, candidates to replace him, grass-roots party activists, and county chairmen are engaging in “listening tours,” meetings, and rounds of phone calls to try to figure out who should lead the party and how to break out of its recent cycle of electoral failure.