Month: September 2017

Legislative Update for August 31, 2017

Ohio Senate Follows Through on Veto Overrides; More Votes Looming As previously reported, the Ohio House of Representatives met in July and voted to override 11 of Governor Kasich’s 47 line item vetoes in House Bill 49, the State Operating Budget for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019. The Ohio Senate did not immediately convene to […]

Legislative Update for July 27, 2017

General Assembly Considers Line Item Veto Overrides We previously reported that the Ohio General Assembly was considering override votes on several of Governor Kasich’s line-item vetoes in HB 49, the State Operating Budget for FY 18/19. Kasich vetoed 47 provisions prior to signing the budget late last month. Many of these vetoes struck down provisions […]

Legislative Update for June 29, 2017

General Assembly Wraps Up State Budget Earlier this week, the Ohio General Assembly passed House Bill 49, the state operating budget for FY18 and FY19. The republican-led state legislature approved HB 49 largely along party lines, wrapping up nearly six months of committee hearings, debates, and amendments. Governor Kasich must sign the budget by June […]