Here's my report, because the spirit of this country is strong,"

President Joe Biden said during this week's State of the Union address. "The union position is strong.

" In his second, Biden's address highlighted his achievements and urged bipartisanship while rebuking Republicans in a divided Congress.

"Some of my Republican friends want to hold the economy hostage,

" he said.  Lawmakers from both Ohio, Democrats and Republicans,

said there are parts of the Biden agenda where they can work across the aisle and find common ground.

Lawmakers in the Ohio Statehouse have begun work on a multibillion-dollar budget proposal from Gov.

Mike DeWine that it says would transform Ohio's education system. Rep.

Jay Edwards (R-District 94) said, "Everyone in that room agrees that education is a top priority in this state."

The changes that could be coming to school districts and institutions of higher education in Ohio.