Ohio budget director takes issue with House spending plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's budget director took issue Thursday with changes the Republican-led House made to tax policies, school funding and other areas of Gov. John Kasich's state budget proposal.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Cleveland jock tax on out-of-town athletes unconstitutional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The method that Cleveland uses for taxing professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city is unconstitutional because it violates athletes' due process rights, the Ohio Supreme Court said Thursday.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Judge weighs whether rock-throwing defendants were juveniles

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A schoolteacher severely injured when a rock was dropped on her car from an interstate overpass last year listened quietly Thursday as a Pennsylvania judge heard mental health professionals argue the teen defendants should be processed in juvenile court.

  • Written by MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press