COVID-19 Update: Hospital Situation, Vaccine Incentives, School Bus Drivers

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided an update on the increased impact that COVID-19 hospitalizations are having on our hospitals and a new vaccine incentive effort to help keep our children in school, in-person, five days a week.

LETTER FROM OHIO HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION

“I received a letter from the Ohio Hospital Association outlining the dire conditions facing our hospitals who are on the front lines of treating patients with COVID.… Read full story

Outdated Systems and Overwhelming Claims Lead to Customer Service Failures with Ohio Unemployment System

 

Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber’s Office released the first of two audits of the Ohio Job and Family Services (ODJFS) unemployment system. This performance audit was required by the Ohio General Assembly in response to egregious customer service failures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.… Read full story

AG Yost Has Spent Past Year Eradicating Corrupt HB6, Saving Ohioans $2 Billion

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — One year ago today, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost began a mission to systematically derail the corruption embedded in House Bill 6 to stop FirstEnergy Corp. from ripping off Ohioans through the illicit nuclear bailout law.

His relentless pursuit of justice has paid off handsomely, saving Ohioans nearly $2 billion over the life of HB6.Read full story

Brown Leads Effort to Fix Outdated Program for Seniors, Americans with Disabilities

 

Current Law Punishes Ohioans for Saving for Emergencies; Senator Chairing Senate Hearing on Reform & Increasing Benefits

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chair of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy, hosted a news conference call today on his efforts to improve and reform Supplemental Security Income (SSI) to allow Ohioans to work and save for the future without facing government penalties.

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Ohio EPA Meeting Set to Discuss Water Quality Certification for Nationwide Permits

 

Hearing Scheduled Oct. 6

Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting with in-person and virtual options on Oct. 6, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. to discuss the proposed re-issuance of 41 nationwide permits and the state’s certification of those activities.

The in-person meeting will take place at Ohio EPA, Conference Room A (Autumn), 50 West Town Street, Suite 700, Columbus.… Read full story