Ohio needs a systemic, statewide approach to keep incarcerated people safe from COVID-19

A recent Great Lakes poll shows that 80% of Ohioans approve of the job Gov. Mike DeWine is doing during the coronavirus pandemic. Large majorities support school closings, limits...

Obama stimulus watchdog: ‘Bad guys’ will make play for COVID-19 relief cash

WASHINGTON — Earl Devaney is feeling déjà vu. Devaney, a former longtime federal watchdog, was hired in 2009 to police the distribution of $840 billion in federal stimulus spending for the Obama...

Ohio Primary FAQ: Everything you need to know to cast your ballot

Note: This story includes the best available information drawn from the newly-passed legislation, the Ohio Secretary of State's website and contact with county boards of election offices. We will...

Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and to aid hospitals and states...

EdChoice frozen in Ohio omnibus coronavirus bill

The fight over private school vouchers is yet again on hold, this time to clear the way for the state’s coronavirus response. As part of the omnibus bill approved by...

Ohio legislature addresses economy, health care workforce, and taxes in coronavirus bill

In the hundreds of pages of the Ohio legislature’s omnibus bill to address coronavirus, state representatives and senators attempted to address many of the state’s concerns, from the economy...

‘The biggest feeling is sadness.’ With classes canceled, teachers try to keep teaching

It has already become a stale Facebook meme: “Homeschooling is going well. Two students suspended for fighting and one teacher fired for drinking on the job.” A week ago it was...

Visitors flock to national parks after Trump waives fees. Is that safe?

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is urging Americans to head to national parks as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread.  Many people are heading outdoors to seek a reprieve from...

Ohio primary election voting officially extended through April 28

Voting for the Ohio Primary Election has been extended through April 28 and will be conducted through mailed-in absentee ballots. On Wednesday, the Ohio legislature approved a process that will...

Lawmakers announce $2 trillion coronavirus response deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate leaders announced a compromise with the White House on a massive $2 trillion spending package that would send checks to Americans and provide aid to small...

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