AG Yost’s Statement on Ohio Supreme Court’s Denial of Preterm-Cleveland’s Request for Stay

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court of Ohio’s denial of Preterm-Cleveland’s motion for an emergency stay of the “heartbeat” bill:

“We will continue to defend Ohio’s duly enacted statutes and to advocate for the rule of law.Read full story

Governor DeWine Announces Over $42.1 Million in Demolition Funding for Ohio Communities

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today awarded over $42.1 million in grant funding to help communities in nearly every Ohio county turn blighted properties into new opportunities that attract investment, business, and jobs.

Eighty-seven counties will receive up to $500,000 in grants as part of the first phase of the Ohio Building Demolition and Site Revitalization Program, which funds the demolition of dilapidated commercial and residential buildings and the revitalization of surrounding properties.… Read full story

USDA Announces July 2022 Lending Rates for Agricultural Producers

WASHINGTON, July 1, 2022 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced loan interest rates for July 2022, which are effective July 1, 2022. 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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Brown Announces More Than $1.9 Million for Stem Research at Central Ohio Universities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded five grants totaling $1,936,671 to two universities in Ohio to fund research training opportunities and increase participation in STEM fields.

“Research in science and technology is critical to create jobs and improve our economy.Read full story

Governor DeWine Announces Launch of OhioRISE, First-Ever Highly Specialized Behavioral Health Program for Kids with Most Complex Needs

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today announced the official launch of Ohio Resilience through Integrated Systems and Excellence (OhioRISE), a new Ohio Medicaid specialized managed care behavioral health program for young people with the most complex needs. Nearly 5,500 children and youth can access services immediately.Read full story

BBB Scam Alert: Cash-Strapped Drivers Scammed With Fake Gas Gift Cards

Even if high gas prices are draining your budget, don’t fall for this scam. Scammers are tempting drivers with phony gas station gift cards. It’s really a way to get your credit card details and other personal information.

How the scam works

You see a post on social media, get an email, or take a survey that says you won a $500 gas station gift card.

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