Darrel Rowland, The Columbus Dispatch

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The Columbus Dispatch

Columbus, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Darrel:

Ohio House Democrats want more security for leader after death threat

House Democrats asked Speaker Larry Householder to provide additional security for Minority Leader Emilia Sykes in light of a call she got threatening the → Read More

Householder urges GOP state senator to ’grow a pair’ and back cutting Amy Acton’s power

What is it about these male Ohio legislators citing their macho capabilities when trying to slash the power of the female state health director?First, → Read More

Householder urges GOP state senator to ’grow a pair’ and back cutting Amy Acton’s power

What is it about these male Ohio legislators citing their macho capabilities when trying to slash the power of the female state health director?First, → Read More

Householder urges GOP state senator to ‘grow a pair’ and back cutting Amy Acton’s power

First, freshman GOP state Rep. Jon Cross of Kenton cited his size and the fact he "has a pair" in challenging Newark Sen. Jay Hottinger’s refusal to go along with the House’s plan to greatly reduce the state health director’s legal authority.Now it turns out that the biggest man in the House, Speaker Larry Householder, urged state Sen. Tim Schaffer of Lancaster to "grow a pair" instead of… → Read More

Householder urges GOP state senator to ’grow a pair,' back cutting Amy Acton’s power

"It's deeply disappointing that legislators resort to these types of tactics," Ohio's senate president said. → Read More

Column: A GOP smackdown at Ohio Statehouse?

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Freshman state Rep. Jon Cross, a Republican from Kenton, wanted to make one thing clear just before Memorial Day.“I’m 6- → Read More

Fact Check: Was Joe Biden arrested in an Ohio U women’s dorm in the ’60s?

The claim: Joe Biden was “arrested” for “following women” into an “all-female dorm room” during the early 1960s at → Read More

DeWine decries partisan divide over wearing masks during coronavirus pandemic

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine lamented Sunday how wearing a mask to protect others from the coronavirus has become such a politically divisive issue.“This → Read More

Yost says federal judge overstepped authority in keeping Flynn case alive

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading colleagues from 15 states in saying a federal judge is exceeding his authority by attempting to keep alive the → Read More

Yost says federal judge overstepping authority in keeping Flynn case alive

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading colleagues from 15 states in saying a federal judge is exceeding his authority by attempting to keep alive the → Read More

Yost says federal judge overstepping authority in keeping Flynn case alive

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading colleagues from 15 states in saying a federal judge is exceeding his authority by attempting to keep alive the p → Read More

Sherrod Brown: Trump responsible for pandemic deaths, job losses

The Democrat senator said Trump’s late response to the pandemic cost lives. → Read More

Sherrod Brown: Trump responsible for pandemic deaths, job losses

The Democrat senator said Trump’s late response to the pandemic cost lives. → Read More

Sherrod Brown blames Trump for coronavirus deaths, job losses

With the coronavirus wiping out many traditional campaign issues, the November election could come down Americans’ evaluation of how well President → Read More

Capitol Insider: Last year, DeWine wanted Householder to revamp Ohio health director’s powers

This year, Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder is trying very hard to trim the power of the state health director during the coronavirus pandemic.Gov. → Read More

Saying ‘no!’ to Ohio’s health orders

In House chambers in Columbus, at a drag strip near Cincinnati and in a Dollar General store in Ashland, Ohioans are defying the governor and health direct → Read More

Public schools bear brunt of cuts

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Traditional public schools are getting cut at a rate more than three times as much as charter schools in budget reductions ordered b → Read More

Traditional public schools getting triple the state cuts of charters

Traditional public schools are getting cut at a rate more than three times as much as charter schools in budget reductions ordered by Gov. Mike DeWine.The → Read More

EdChoice program heading to court

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The same coalition that successfully sued the state a generation ago over an unconstitutional school-funding system now is putting t → Read More

Group that won Ohio school-funding suit now challenging vouchers for private schools

The same coalition that successfully sued the state a generation ago over an unconstitutional school-funding system now is putting together a new lawsuit → Read More