Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, Feb. 1:

Jo Ingles / Statehouse News Bureau

An Ohio Senate committee is set to consider a plan Tuesday devised by legislative leaders to change the way Ohio’s Congressional district map is drawn. Some key lawmakers have been behind closed doors trying to hammer out an agreement with minority Democrats to get enough of their buy-in to make passage viable.                        

Democrats are opposed to the plan offered by Republicans in the Senate, because they say it would still allow gerrymandering.

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, Jan. 11:

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YOUTUBE/CLEVELAND.COM

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments today in a case challenging Ohio’s controversial method for maintaining its voter rolls, and the major players from the case were there to hear it.

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order disbanding the commission he created to investigate what he claimed were millions of fraudulent votes in the 2016 election. Ohio’s chief elections officer wasn’t a fan of the Election Integrity Commission to begin with.

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