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Ohio bill would let K-9 partners retire with officers

February 3rd, 2016

By William T. Perkins – The Columbus Dispatch  •  Wednesday February 3, 2016 11:48 AM When police officers retire from service in Ohio, it sometimes means saying goodbye to their closest colleagues — their K-9 partners. But a recent controversy in Marietta prompted one state legislator to draft a bill allowing officers and their dogs to stick […]

Ohio democratic senators lay out agenda for 2016

January 28th, 2016

MARIETTA, Ohio (WTAP) Ohio’s democratic senators lay out their agenda for and goals 2016. State Senator, Lou Gentile, says that several of the initiatives are focused on building the middle class up and improving wages. They also want to work on college affordability. A third large goal is to invest money in water and sewer […]

‘Columbus to Classroom Tour’ makes stop at Buckeye Local

January 22nd, 2016

By Kendall Forward, WTOV Channel 9 Jefferson County, Ohio — Ohio Senators Joe Schiavoni and Lou Gentile were at Buckeye Local on Friday morning as part of their Columbus to the Classroom Tour. The senators are traveling around the state, talking to teachers and students to get their input on how laws are affecting them […]