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On November 7th, Issue 1 and Issue 2 were both approved by Ohio voters, which enshrines abortion in the Ohio Constitution and legalizes recreational use of cannabis, respectively. However, Republicans have said the fight is not over for either issue and they intend to continue to legislate on both.
The House and Senate returned to the Statehouse for the fall and are expected to remain in session until mid-December when they will break for the holidays. Democrats and Republicans in both chambers have outlined their legislative priorities for the remainder of the year and are mostly non-controversial.
The state legislature remains in recess and is scheduled to return after Labor Day for committees and session. The House made several changes to their session schedule and will not have their first session likely until October while the Senate is scheduled for session in September.