Economic Justice

State’s top Republicans (sort of) disagree about vaccinating teachers

Ohio's two top Republicans seem to have different ideas about when students should return to school — although one of them wouldn't acknowledge it...

Outlook for $15-an-hour minimum wage boosted by new government report

WASHINGTON — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office in a report Monday found a gradual increase to a $15 federal minimum wage by 2025 would reduce...

A year in, DeWine names panel to recommend fixes to Ohio’s...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday announced that he's forming a public-private partnership to recommend improvements to the state's struggling unemployment system.  That system, operated...

Biden sticks with massive $1.9T relief package despite GOP push for...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday he’s seeking to “act fast” on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package he’s proposed, endorsing the path...

Did PUCO play a corrupt role in HB 6? Utility regulator...

Two environmental groups last week formally asked Ohio's utility regulator to take a number of steps in relation to a massive bribery scandal. One...

Ohio leaders say they’d like more competitive lege, congressional districts, cite...

Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted on Tuesday said they hope a new system of drawing congressional and state legislative districts will...

Scandal-ridden FirstEnergy agrees to give up new upcharge

Scandal-ridden FirstEnergy agrees to give up new upcharge

GOP senators score meeting with Biden to discuss more modest relief...

WASHINGTON — Ten Republican senators on Monday took up President Joe Biden on his calls for working across the aisle on economic relief, though...

One expert says he can free up millions of vaccines. Ohio’s...

Ohio's supply of the coronavirus vaccine remains under severe strain, with even priority residents facing a months-long wait for a shot. At his coronavirus press...

Ohio economists say return to school will boost the economy

Gov. Mike DeWine is trying to get Ohio students back in the classroom by March and he plans to give adults who work in...
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