Kasich approves court merger

COLUMBUS Gov. John Kasich has signed House Bill 141, which creates Tiffin-Fostoria Municipal Court, into law. The bill was sponsored by Rep. Rex Damschroder, R-Fremont. It abolishes Fostoria Municipal Court and Tiffin Municipal Court effective January 1, 2014, and consolidates both courts and their territorial jurisdictions within the court, according to Kasich’s office.