Black Friday, traditionally, the single busiest shopping day of the year, is going to look a bit different in 2020. Instead of setting an alarm to brave crowds for deeply discounted items, dedicated shoppers will be looking for deals online. That’s if they haven’t already finished their holiday shopping.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave, along with the attorneys general of 45 other States and the District of Columbia, have obtained a $17.5 million-dollar settlement against Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot relating to a data breach the company announced in 2014.… Read full story
COLUMBUS – Due to the ongoing pandemic, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed Ohio House Bill 404, which extends the expiration date of driver licenses (DL), identification cards (ID), and vehicle registrations beyond December 1, 2020. Now, if a customer’s expiration date on their DL, ID, or vehicle registration is March 9, 2020, to April 1, 2021, the expiration date has been automatically extended and will remain valid until July 1, 2021.… Read full story
Social distancing requirements are tightening up once again, but that doesn’t mean your business can’t host a fun holiday party. Virtual office parties are an excellent way to bring staff and their families together in a safe and meaningful way, at a time when social connections are more important than ever before.… Read full story
Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber’s Office released the 2019 audit of the Village of Bellaire in Belmont County. The report included a finding for recovery totaling more than $23,000 in favor of the Village’s Law Enforcement Trust Fund.
The Auditor’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) noted undercover drug buys and other miscellaneous law enforcement expenditures either did not have supporting documentation to substantiate the purchase or did not have sufficient documentation to support the purpose or amount of the expenditure.… Read full story
Brown has been a Leader in the Senate Fighting for Essential Workers
Recording from the Panel Discussion Is Available Here
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program for a virtual panel discussion examining the need for frontline essential workers to receive hazard pay and other support.
(CINCINNATI, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement today regarding Cincinnati City Councilmen Jeffery Pastor and P.J. Sittenfeld:
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“While allegations of public corruption are resolved in the courtroom, a suspension is the right course of action as even the appearance of corruption has no place in government.”
(Washington, D.C., November 18, 2020) – Today, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the official launch of the AskUSDA Contact Center program. The AskUSDA Contact Center will serve as the “one front door” for phone, chat, and web inquires, transforming how the public interacts with USDA and providing an enhanced experience for the public.… Read full story