Governor DeWine Announces Expanded Sales Tax Holiday


(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Governor Mike DeWine today announced the 2024 expanded Sales Tax Holiday will take place from 12:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 30 until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, August 8.

In conjunction with the Ohio General Assembly, Governor DeWine expanded the length of Ohio’s Sales Tax holiday to 10 days and will allow tax-free purchases made in-person or online on all eligible items of up to $500.Read full story

Governor DeWine Announces Millions in Support for Critical Water Infrastructure Projects

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Development Director Lydia Mihalik today announced $122.7 million in grant awards to help improve water infrastructure in 59 counties. 

The funding is part of the sixth round of the Ohio BUILDS (Broadband, Utilities, and Infrastructure for Local Development Success) Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Grant Program.Read full story

Third Annual Flapper’s Bike Night to Benefit The Salvation Army


The Third Annual Flapper’s Bike Night to benefit The Salvation Army of Mount Vernon Christmas efforts is happening, Thursday, July 18 at Flapper’s Bar & Grille, 15 West High Street, Mount Vernon, This year’s event will kickoff at 6p on Mulberry Street just west of Flapper’s Bar & Grille and will feature live music and a charity auction with guest auctioneer, John Sperry calling the bids starting at 8p.Read full story

Vance Legislation to Fund East Palestine Health Testing Passes Senate Committee, Joyce & Kaptur Introduce House Companion


“Families in East Palestine deserve to understand the long-term health implications of the Norfolk Southern train derailment. This legislation will empower trusted and respected research institutions to give residents the answers they deserve.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator JD Vance’s East Palestine Health Impact Monitoring Act passed with overwhelming, bipartisan support through the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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In Lincoln Heights, Brown Fights to Lower Cost of Insulin


Ohioans on Medicare are Saving Hundreds of Dollars on Insulin Due to Brown’s Push; Brown Continues to Fight to Lower Insulin Price for Every Ohioan

Lincoln Heights, OH – May 29, 2024 – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined local healthcare providers and an Ohioan who lost a family member due to inability to afford insulin to discuss his fight to lower insulin costs for Ohioans.Read full story