Environmental Groups sue US EPA over Lake Erie's toxic algae

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Environmental groups in Ohio and Michigan sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday, accusing it of dragging its feet on protecting Lake Erie from harmful algae that have fouled drinking water supplies in recent years.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press

House budget pumps $170M into solving Ohio's opiate epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Money to create a smartphone app, establish a 24-hour hotline and fund other inventive ways to tackle Ohio's opioid crisis is included in a package of budget revisions majority House Republicans unveiled Tuesday.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent