Ohio Earns Coveted “AAA/Aaa/AAA” Ratings From All Three Major Credit Bureaus

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Office of Budget and Management (OBM) Director Kimberly Murnieks announced today that S&P Global Ratings upgraded the state’s issuer default and general obligation bond ratings to “AAA,” citing Ohio’s demonstrated commitment to active budget management, building and maintaining reserves, significant state-supported economic diversification efforts, and a belief that the state can maintain better credit characteristics than the U.S.Read full story

Ohio First State in Nation to Activate NEVI Chargers

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio’s first electric vehicle (EV) charger funded through the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program is now online, making Ohio the first state in the nation to activate a NEVI charger. 

The new NEVI charging station is located at the Pilot Travel Center along Interstate 70 at U.S.Read full story

Mount Vernon Municipal Court Weekly Warrants for December 8, 2023

Warrants were issued over the last three weeks by the Mount Vernon Municipal Court for the arrest of the following individuals. If you have any pertinent information about someone on the list, please contact law enforcement. Thank you. #WeeklyWarrants


Tate Swihart
Dan Haynes
Michael Butcher
William Kislingbury


Not Pictured:
Rebecca Cooper
Tara Keaton
Zachary Simmons


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In Latest Sign Of Momentum, Eight Bank Executives Endorse Brown’s Bipartisan Push To Fix The Supplemental Security Income Program


WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 6, 2023 – In the latest sign of strong momentum for U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) bipartisan legislation to fix the Social Security Income program, the executives of the eight leading banks in the United States endorsed the SSI Savings Penalty Elimination Act.Read full story