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Patrons wait on line to eat lunch at the Statehouse cafe Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. State officials are debating a proposal to establish what would apparently be the nation's first statehouse bar. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Patrons wait on line to eat lunch at the Statehouse cafe Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, in Columbus, Ohio. State officials are debating a proposal to establish what would apparently be the nation's first statehouse bar. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

Ohio Statehouse considers bar

January 1, 1970

State officials are debating a proposal to establish what would apparently be the nation's first statehouse bar.