A law named after Judy Malinowski passed the day after she died from burns suffered when her ex-boyfriend set her on fire two years ago.
The law would toughen penalties for crimes that disfigure the victim. Malinowski had spent the last two years in the hospital. Gahanna police and arson investigators are seeking homicide charges against Michael Slager, who set her on fire, as a result of her death from her injuries.
Ohio Senate bans second trimester abortion procedure (Cleveland.com).
Legal battle over Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd charity concerts during 2016 RNC (Cleveland.com)
Senate Intelligence Committee will get access to James Comey's memos from Trump meetings (DDN.com).
Bernie Sanders calls purported investigation of his wife a "pathetic attack." (ToledoBlade.com)
Two Democrats join field for state auditor and treasurer offices (Dispatch.com).
Despite losing four special elections last week and having a contentious relationship with Heartland Democrats, Nancy Pelosi won't be leaving the minority speakership soon, according to Heather Caygle and Kyle Cheney of Politico.