AG Yost Announces More Than 300 Local Law Enforcement Agencies are Receiving Body Armor Grants

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that more than 300 local law enforcement agencies are now participating in the Ohio Law Enforcement Body Armor Program. The program, administered by the attorney general’s office since August 2018, is funded by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) and awards grants totaling up to $40,000 to each agency.Read full story

AG Yost Calls for Immediate Legislative Action on PBMs

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today outlined a four-step plan to contain the amount that Ohio taxpayers are billed for prescription drugs purchased for state employees, calling for immediate legislative action on the recommendations.

The announcement reinforces the attorney general’s previous comments calling for greater transparency for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), private companies that contract with state agencies to manage drug prescriptions for clients of the agencies.Read full story

National Earth Day

National Earth Day is observed each year on April 22.

National Earth Day is held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. Every year around the world, Earth Day organizers promote green campaigns to save the Earth.

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Celebrate National Earth Day by getting engaged in Earth Day activities in your area.… Read full story

Department of Insurance Issues Cease & Desist Orders against Milford, Ohio Insurance Agent

COLUMBUS – Citing evidence of misappropriating more than $500,000 from Ohio consumers, utilizing forged documents, and causing policyholders to designate himself as the beneficiary of annuities he sold, the Ohio Department of Insurance took action against Milford, Ohio insurance agent Gregory Oliver and his company, Oliver Financial Services Corporation (“OFS”).Read full story

Grand Jury Indicts Former Cuyahoga County Corrections Center Warden, Two Corrections Officers

(CLEVELAND, Ohio) — A Cuyahoga County grand jury has indicted an associate warden and two corrections officers from the Cuyahoga County Corrections Center.

Eric Ivey was indicted for offenses that occurred on Aug. 28, 2018, and April 17, 2019. Ivey was warden at the time of the first offense and is now an associate warden.Read full story