Ohio Senate Releases Schedule; State Office Buildings in Columbus Closed Until Thursday

The Ohio Senate has released its schedule for calendar year 2021. A summary of the Senate’s calendar, provided by Hannah News Service, is available here. The first session date is scheduled for Feb. 3.

The House continues to work on its schedule, expected to be released soon.

Meanwhile, Gov. Mike DeWine has announced that the Statehouse and other downtown state office buildings will be closed from Sunday, Jan. 17 through Wednesday, Jan. 20 due to planned pre-inauguration protests. The governor said he made the decision with the support of Speaker Bob Cupp (R-Lima) and Senate President Matt Huffman (R-Lima). 1/14/2021