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Ohio’s open for business, but its testing strategy is not

At some point, Ohioans will want frequent access to coronavirus tests and get quick results. That way, they can safely see loved ones who...

Much of the federal coronavirus money distributed so far goes to...

The rich keep getting richer — even among hospitals dealing with a historic pandemic.

U.S. House Dems unveil massive $3T pandemic relief bill; Trump says...

WASHINGTON — U.S. House Democrats unveiled an economic relief package of epic proportions Tuesday in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The sweeping legislation carries a whopping $3...

As Ohio reopens, top doc raises questions and public has concerns

Ohio and other states are easing coronavirus economic restrictions despite warnings from the nation’s top public health doctor and apparent reservations by the public...

DeWine noncommittal on extra Medicaid money from feds

State leaders have already slashed half a billion dollars from the state budget, so billions in additional federal funding for Medicaid might sound good...

Planned Medicaid cuts seem reasonable, says policy analyst

Cutting funding from Medicaid might not seem like the best idea in the midst of a global pandemic. But an analyst of state Medicaid...

Big testing questions remain as Ohio allows businesses to reopen

Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday began “reopening” the economy, or relaxing coronavirus restrictions.  But he said Ohioans would have to wait until today, Monday, to...

As Ohio economy reopens, state has no answers for many of...

Cases of and deaths from coronavirus continued to rise in Ohio Wednesday as state leaders begin a phased reopening of workplaces. That leaves low-income workers...

U.S. Congress clears, Trump signs $484B relief bill as lawmakers pledge...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Thursday overwhelmingly approved nearly $500 billion in additional COVID-19 relief, the bulk of which is aimed at buoying...

Dem lawmaker introduces tax amnesty bill for businesses, taxpayers

The impact of coronavirus-related economic losses will not fully be realized until much later, according to state officials, but one lawmaker said he’s trying...
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