Ohio, Wisconsin Leaders Prepare for Trump Effect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Republican legislative leaders from Ohio and Wisconsin are joining forces as they prepare for massive changes in how the federal government under president Donald Trump deals with states.

Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberg and Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos said Thursday in Ohio, that they hope to enlist others in asserting the role of states in governing.

Vos says the goal is to partner with the National Conference of State Legislatures, the national speakers group and governors to tackle issues affected by a Trump presidency. those include how states will need to react to the repeal of the federal health care law and to changes in how federal money is delivered to states.

Rosenberger said Ohio Governor John Kasich is aware of the effort and shares legislators concerns.

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