Ohio Democratic lawmakers push for focus on economic issues

COLUMBUS (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers pushed an economic agenda Wednesday that included bills to increase Ohio's minimum wage, provide paid family and medical leave, and promote equal pay for women.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Ohio election officials plan to add more poll workers

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio county plans to have more poll workers, trainers and roving troubleshooters for Ohio's March primary after November's voting was plagued by problems at the polls.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Panel asks Obama for additional Asian carp control study

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Advocacy groups want President Barack Obama to support further study of long-term measures to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from migrating between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS