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Timothy Back, of Columbus, left, and Vinny Lockridge, of Columbus, install the new counter top 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)

Timothy Back, of Columbus, left, and Vinny Lockridge, of Columbus, install the new counter top 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

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