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Reminder of additional safety tips amid pandemic
COLUMBUS – While the traditional trick-or-treat night may look different this year, safety should remain a primary concern for parents, children, and motorists. This is why the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding both pedestrians and motorists to be vigilant on the roads while communities are hosting their trick-or-treat nights.… Read full story
WASHINGTON, DC (October 27, 2020) – Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) sent a letter to the International Trade Commission (ITC) urging them to support the extension of the current washing machine safeguard. Brown and Portman have fought against unfair trade practices that have harmed Whirlpool.… Read full story
Government aggregation could change what you pay for your utilities
Ohio law allows for local governments to purchase electricity or natural gas on behalf of their residents, in a process known as aggregation. Government aggregations may be able to get better terms for their members than you could get on your own.… Read full story
Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Oct 28, 2020
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
Tuscarawas charged with County Child Protective Services arrived at the Knox County Sheriff’s Office to request deputies to respond to a residence for child removal.… Read full story
October 28th sets aside National First Responders Day to honor the men and women who act quickly when an emergency is at hand.
First responders dedicate their lives to save lives. They are the people who run toward a crisis while the rest of the world flees.… Read full story
October 27, 2020 (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.
UPDATED COUNTY RISK LEVELS
Governor DeWine today announced that 82 of Ohio’s 88 counties are now considered high incidence counties as defined by the federal government.… Read full story
The Department of Justice has announced that an interagency working group convened by Attorney General William P. Barr released a report to Congress on efforts to stop the scourge of illegal robocalls affecting the American public. The report − composed pursuant to the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act (the TRACED Act) that President Trump signed into law in January 2020 − details the working group’s extensive work to end the harm caused by illegal robocalls, especially fraudulent robocalls that disproportionately affect elderly Americans, including through legal action, regulatory efforts, and private industry collaboration.… Read full story