Ohio Begins 2019 with Several New Laws
Thursday, January 3, 2019

Ohio Begins 2019 with Several New Laws. One of the main laws is the reinstatement of the education standard requiring kids to be capable of reading and writing cursive by the 5th grade.

Other laws include the increase of the minimum wage from $8.30 to $8.55 an hour. Landline rates will also increase by $2 a month. Lawmakers have also approved raises for themselves including 4% raises in 2019 and 2020, 3% in 2021, and by one and three-quarters percent from 2022 through 2028.

And finally, those who like to expose to much of themselves, will be in more trouble than the have in the past. Those involved with flashing will now have to register as tier one sex offenders. The lowest of three levels categorizing sex offenders.