Brown Issues Statement Ahead of Supreme Court Oral Arguments in Case that Threatens the Foundation of the CFPB


WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, released the following statement ahead of Supreme Court oral arguments in the case of Consumers Financial Protection Bureau v. Community Financial Services Association of America, a case which threatens the foundation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other similarly independent funded agencies:

“We created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to give Americans a fighting chance against big banks, corporations, and predatory lenders.Read full story

U.S. Postal Service Commemorates Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Stamp Honors American Cultural Icon and Passionate Proponent of Equal Justice

WASHINGTON, DC — The United States Postal Service today released a new Forever stamp honoring the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The stamp’s unveiling took place at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery during a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony that was open to the public.Read full story

Charming Ohio College Towns to Call Home


(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — As students settle into their school year routines, and parents plan their homecoming visits, TourismOhio has everything you need to get the most out of a visit to one of Ohio’s charming college towns.

“Exploring Ohio’s college towns is like discovering the threads of your future woven into the fabric of our great state,” said Lydia Mihalik, director of the Ohio Department of Development, which oversees TourismOhio.Read full story

World Temperance Day


Every year on October 3, World Temperance Day encourages people to give up alcohol. It’s also a day to learn about the history of temperance movements around the world.

Fermented beverages and alcoholic drinks date back thousands of years. The ancient Egyptians and Chinese were some of the first to consume alcohol.Read full story

Statement by Governor Mike DeWine on Dr. Pierre Agostini of the Ohio State University Named as a Nobel Prize Winner


(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—The following is a statement by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Dr. Pierre Agostini of the Ohio State University being announced as a winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics.

“Congratulations to the Ohio State University’s Dr. Pierre Agostini who was named today as one of three Nobel Prize winners in Physics for their work on exploring electrons inside atoms and molecules,” said Governor Mike DeWine. Read full story

USDA Announces October 2023 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for October 2023, which are effective Oct. 2, 2023. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) loans provide important access to capital to help agricultural producers start or expand their farming operation, purchase equipment and storage structures, or meet cash flow needs.   

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AG Yost Praises Statewide Human Trafficking Crackdown That Arrested 160


(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the success of a weeklong statewide human trafficking crackdown, ‘Operation Buyer’s Remorse,’ which sought to arrest those trying to buy sex and to identify survivors of human trafficking.  

“Law enforcement across Ohio teamed up in a concerted effort to stem the demand that fuels human trafficking,” Yost said.Read full story