(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Today, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a reprieve of execution for Warren Henness, who was scheduled to be executed on September 12, 2019. The new date of execution has been moved to May 14, 2020. A statement was issued on January 25 regarding a previous reprieve for Henness; that statement can be found on the Governor’s website.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 31, 2019) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today issued a fine to One Source Energy, LLC and directed the Ohio Attorney General to seek a court order to compel the company to comply. One Source serves at least 118 residential customers, primarily located in Southington Township, Trumbull County.… Read full story
COLUMBUS, OHIO (July 31, 2019) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today issued draft rules for public comment regarding electric distribution utilities. Comments are due Aug. 23, 2019.
As part of its regular five-year review, the Commission issued proposed rules for public comment.… Read full story
In the span of 10 minutes, a car can heat up by 20 degrees, enough to kill a child left alone in the vehicle. The U.S. Department of Transportation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and other safety advocates and academic institutions have recognized the safety threat heatstroke poses for children left unattended in hot cars.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has joined a 16-state alliance urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review, and ultimately overturn, a ruling that frustrated construction of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a decision that could unnecessarily block pipeline construction and impede economic growth nationwide.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—In honor of the life and service of Private First Class Brandon J. Kreischer, of Stryker, Ohio, Governor DeWine today ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Williams County, the Ohio Statehouse, the Vern Riffe Center, and the Rhodes State Office Tower until sunset on the day of his funeral.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a multistate settlement requiring the health insurance company Premera Blue Cross to pay $10 million for its failure to secure sensitive consumer data.
Premera’s insufficient data security exposed the protected health and personal information of more than 10.4 million consumers nationwide, including 52,677 people in Ohio.… Read full story
Novel imaging biomarker could track interventions on coronary artery disease.
Researchers have found that anti-inflammatory biologic therapies used to treat moderate to severe psoriasis can significantly reduce coronary inflammation in patients with the chronic skin condition. Scientists said the findings are particularly notable because of the use of a novel imaging biomarker, the perivascular fat attenuation index (FAI), that was able to measure the effect of the therapy in reducing the inflammation.… Read full story