An Ohio Republican politician took a page from California Democrats. Folks utilizing food stamps might discover themselves going without. And the previous president still holds sway over the state’s Republican politician Celebration.
We break down what everything methods on today’s episode of Ohio Politics Explained.
It’s a podcast from the U.S.A. TODAY Network Ohio Bureau where we capture you up on the state’s political news in 15 minutes or less. Today, host Anna Staver was signed up with by press reporter Laura Bischoff.
1) Purchasing houses by the lots
House costs in main Ohio have actually been increasing at double-digit rates for many years, and one Republican believes bulk purchasing of single-family residential or commercial properties by investment firm may be partly to blame.
Sen. Expense True Blessing, R-Colerain Municipality, presented a costs that would prohibit bulk house purchasing and force investment firm to wait till property owners and real estate nonprofits have a possibility to purchase residential or commercial properties cost auction.
2) Federal food stamp cash
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government offered Ohio $120 million additional each month to assist individuals purchase groceries through the Supplemental Nutrition Help Program.
Those dollars are set to vanish in July and about 700,000 Ohio homes are anticipated to see advantages lowered or removed.
3) Abortion gain access to rejected
A costs to avoid states from prohibiting access to abortions prior to a fetus is feasible (about 23-24 weeks) stopped working 49-51 in the U.S. Senate today.
Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown elected the costs. Republican Politician Sen. Rob Portman voted versus it.
The U.S. Supreme Court is anticipated to reverse federal defenses for the treatment this summertime.
4) The worth of Donald Trump’s recommendation
All the federal prospects Trump backed in Ohio declared triumph on main election night Lots of political experts have actually associated J.D. Vance’s triumph in the congested U.S. Senate field to the previous president’s seal of approval.
However Trump’s impact in the race for guv was less apparent. Trump didn’t back Gov. Mike DeWine or any of this 3 challengers.
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