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FREDERICKSBURG - Good communication is critical in an emergency situation, and it's a tool severely lacking for the South Central Fire District and other first responder and state agencies working in the area. Read Full Story
Wed, Jul 14, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio - One state lawmaker said public schools and colleges should not have the right to force students to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Rep. Scott Wiggam, R-Wayne County, is introducing a bill that creates penalties for schools that even ask about a student's COVID-19 vaccine status. Read Full Story
Mon, Jun 21, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) - Just hours before Gov. Mike DeWine is set to address the state, lawmakers announced they are preparing for the immediate repeal of health orders on June 23. Read Full Story
Wed, May 12, 2021
The Ohio House and Senate have passed a bill to limit states of emergency and health orders issued by the governor. Supporters say the change would allow for more accountability between the executive and legislative branches. Read Full Story
Thu, Mar 11, 2021
Ohio Republicans passed a bill Wednesday let state lawmakers change or revoke the state's public health orders over the objections of Democrats and Gov. Mike DeWine.  Read Full Story
Wed, Mar 10, 2021
COLUMBUS - Republican lawmakers' latest in a yearlong attempt to rein in Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's authority to issue public health orders during the pandemic passed Wednesday in the House and faces a likely veto by the governor. Read Full Story
Wed, Mar 10, 2021
(The Center Square) - A bill before the Ohio House would eliminate the requirement for those carrying a gun to tell law enforcement officers they have it. Instead, they only would need to mention it if asked. Rep. Scott Wiggam, R-Wayne County, said the state's current law is unclear and its penalties are too harsh. His bill, House Bill 89, changes that. Read Full Story
Fri, Feb 19, 2021
COLUMBUS - State Rep. Scott Wiggam will serve a second cycle as chair of the House State and Local Government committee. Read Full Story
Mon, Feb 1, 2021