GOP Ohio lawmakers are working to pass legislation that will help curb the opiate epidemic in the state. Ohio had the most opioid-related overdose deaths in the country in 2014, with prescription opioids accounting for 22 percent of those deaths. The bill will prevent doctors from over-prescribing opiates and will require state officials to make available online patient education and counseling resources. Today we'll discuss this and the latest in state and national news with a panel of reporters.
Chrissie Thompson, Columbus bureau chief, The Cincinnati Enquirer
Laura Bischoff, correspondent, Dayton Daily News
Jim Siegel, Statehouse Reporter, Columbus Dispatch