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Ohio’s Senate Bill 83—which would’ve banned public higher education employee strikes and mandatory diversity, equity and inclusion programs, with some exceptions—hasn’t advanced, and its language didn’t make it into the state budget bill.

Jerry C. Cirino, a Republican state senator and SB 83’s primary sponsor, told Inside Higher Ed Sunday that “it’s not dead by any means,” but the House and Senate likely won’t meet again until September.

Cirino said the budget bill, which still awaits Republican governor Mike DeWine’s signature, does establish five centers dedicated to, among other things, expanding “intellectual diversity.” The centers will be at Ohio State University, the University of Cincinnati, Cleveland State University, the University of Toledo College of Law and Miami University.