(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed a request to commence suspension proceedings against Kenneth Johnson, a Cleveland City Council member facing corruption charges.
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“Sadly, it’s become routine for us to initiate suspension proceedings for indicted city council members – Ohioans deserve representation free of public corruption and we must constrain those that abuse their power,” Yost said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) reintroduced the COVID-19 Medical Debt Collection Relief Act, legislation to prevent healthcare providers from taking drastic steps to collect medical debts from patients – including seizing bank accounts and garnishing wages – during the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed the following Executive Order:
The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council was established in 1992 by amendments to the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and is responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of the State Plan for Independent Living.… Read full story
The White House recently revoked the freeze on many types of U.S. visas and announced new immigration legislation. But like all big news stories, the situation has created new opportunities for scammers. With many people confused by changing immigration regulations, con artists are preying on visa-seekers by posing as U.S.… Read full story
Senator Joined Colleagues in Introducing Only Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Create Independent COVID-19 Commission Modeled after 9/11 Commission Commission Would Have Broad Mandate to Investigate U.S. Pandemic Response, Identify Lessons Learned, Craft Recommendations
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Sens.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today detailed the foster care initiatives in his proposed Executive Budget for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023. The initiatives focus on improving the state’s foster care system, expanding existing programs and children services, and prioritizing the best interests of children.… Read full story
Danville/Brinkhaven Police Report – Feb 26, 2021
(Information courtesy of The Danville Police Department)
Business alarm – in the 700 block of South Market Street
Medical alarm – in the 200 block of East Walnut Street
Suspicious person – Cavallo Road and McElroy Road
Disturbance – in the 10 block of West Rambo Street
K-9 unit conducted a sweep of a vehicle for the presence of illegal drugs/contraband w/positive hit – West Rambo Street
Assisted Ohio State Patrol on traffic stop – East Main Street
Disturbance – in the 400 block of Earlmick Street
Found an unsecured business – in the 700 block of South Market Street
Assisted EMTs – in the 20 block of West Washington Street
Assisted EMTs – in the 700 block of South Market Street
$45.02 gas drive-off from a convenient store – South Market Street
Responded to a report from a citizen who observed a door standing open on a residence and stood by securing the scene until a deputy arrived then units checked the home and found it to be okay – in the 12000 block of McElroy Road
Received a voice mail expressing concern over the welfare of an elderly citizen who appeared to be lost.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Feb 26, 2021
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
Dispatch advised that a complainant wanted to report a stolen bicycle.
A caller, from the Learning Center in Mount Vernon, requested deputies make contact with a student to check on their welfare.… Read full story