Brown, Colleagues Demand Answers on AT&T Layoffs

Senator is Pressing AT&T For Answers on Layoffs, After Company Announced Cost-Cutting Plan to Boost Stock Price

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) led his colleagues in demanding answers from AT&T, after the company recently announced plans to eliminate more than 3,400 union-represented technician and clerical jobs and 1,300 retail jobs at 250 AT&T Mobility and Cricket Wireless stores that are slated to close.… Read full story

COVID-19 Update: School Guidelines, Public Health Advisory System

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Governor DeWine today announced new guidance for resuming school in the fall.

“We know that each school system, and perhaps each school building, will likely look different in the fall. 

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Former Belmont County Transportation Improvement District Fiscal Manager Indicted

July 2, 2020  

Former Belmont County Transportation Improvement District Fiscal Manager Indicted

Columbus – Auditor of State Keith Faber’s office today announced the indictment of former Belmont County Transportation Improvement District Fiscal Manager Cory Clark following an investigation conducted by the Auditor’s Special Investigations Unit.… Read full story

Scam Alert: Don’t Lose Money to Fake Change-of-Address Websites

Summer is typically a popular time to make a move, and scammers are looking for ways to take advantage of those moving to a new home, as noted in a recent BBB study on moving scams. The Better Business Bureau is urging consumers to be extremely cautious when searching for official websites which allow you to update your address and other personally identifying information (PII).Read full story

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Now that the Departments of Family Medicine and Pediatrics are together in the Wright Family Medical Pavilion, we have a project that needs your help. The Covid-19 restrictions and distancing have made many people, especially older people, feel extremely lonely.… Read full story

Brown Urges Senate Action on Bipartisan Anti-Money Laundering Amendment to NDAA

Brown-Crapo Amendment Would End Abuses by Anonymous Shell Companies, Reform U.S. Anti-Money Laundering Regime

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – released the following statement on the Crapo-Brown Amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).… Read full story