(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
COLUMBUS, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Division 18 and Columbus Cabela’s are encouraging central Ohioans to prepare for the boating season and visit the Columbus Cabela’s store, located at 1650 Gemini Place, on Saturday, April 27, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.… Read full story
(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today named Nikki Guilford to head the State of Ohio’s new office in Washington, D.C. Guilford is currently the Director of NGA (National Governors Association) Consulting. Guilford will start her new position with the state in June. … Read full story
(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 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
(JACKSON, Ohio) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the conviction and sentencing of a Jackson County man on two felony counts of retaliation. A jury found that Willie Summerville’s threats toward the judge and victim in a previous proceeding warranted another guilty verdict. … Read full story
Earth Day at BFEC coming up this Saturday – Celebrate Earth Day with this FREE event! We’ll have owls, hawks, skunks, river otters, snakes, and more for you to “meet” up-close. Make-and-take bluebird boxes, bat boxes, and more! Live music and a food truck will round out the afternoon.… Read full story
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
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — A Boardman woman who ran a home health company in Youngstown is headed to prison for Medicaid fraud and theft, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced Thursday. Financial losses to the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) total $63,180.… Read full story
(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