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(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, announced today that awards are being distributed following the first application period of the TechCred program.… Read full story
This holiday season, BBB Scam Tracker has received many reports of a new trick scammers are using to steal from online shoppers. The con artists are exploiting a PayPal policy and deceiving online shoppers into paying for goods that don’t exist.… Read full story
Phillip D. Lehmkuhl, a senior member of the Knox County Bar, passed away yesterday. Phil set a high standard for advocacy in Knox County courtrooms, where his colorful turns of phrase and witty delivery always held the attention of jurors regardless of whether his case was solid or weak.… Read full story
WASHINGTON –The Office of Justice Programs today announced awards of more than $212 million in grant funding to enhance state and local juvenile justice systems, provide gang prevention and intervention services, support mentoring and reentry services for youth and families, and help states comply with the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act.… Read full story
(Washington, D.C., December 6, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue released the following statement regarding the latest jobs report released today by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). The jobs report shows the economy added 266,000 new jobs in November with an unemployment rate of 3.5%, which remains at a record 50 year low.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today addressed his office’s Human Trafficking Commission during a meeting in Columbus.
“The selling of one human being by another for sex is an epic evil,” Yost said at the meeting. “My goal is for Ohio to be the first state in the union to say that it cannot be found within our borders.”
At the meeting, Yost encouraged members of the commission to work collaboratively and comprehensively review efforts to combat human trafficking across the state.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the summary language for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would require certain staff-to-patient ratios in nursing facilities and require certain minimum daily amounts of direct care to nursing facility patients.… Read full story
(CLEVELAND) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley announced the indictments of seven individuals for their roles in an organized theft operation in northeast Ohio.
The indictments resulted from an investigation conducted by the Property Crimes Task Force, housed within the Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission, and led by the Cleveland Division of Police.… Read full story
WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration saw a record-breaking number of travelers during the Thanksgiving holiday, screening more than 26 million passengers and crew members during the holiday travel period, from Friday, Nov.… Read full story