drug possession

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There were 21 bills that state lawmakers managed to the governor's desk for his signature. However, there are many other bills that received a lot of attention this year but are still waiting in the wings for 2020. Here's a look at the bills that did not pass in 2019.

Sentencing reform
Coming into the new General Assembly, lawmakers made tackling drug sentencing laws a top priority after encouraging voters to reject Issue 1 on last November's ballot.

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, Nov. 12:

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Here are your morning headlines for Monday, May 20, 2019:

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The Ohio lawmaker who was arrested for impaired driving and felony drug possession will not be asked to step down from his position as representative. 

The leader of the House Democrats, Representative Emilia Sykes (D-Akron), did not provide comment on the arrest of Representative Sedrick Denson (D-Cincinnati). The caucus says Denson’s statement speaks for itself.

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Here are your morning headlines for Friday, March 8:

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, July 24: