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Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

Governor’s office: Federal $300 unemployment supplement likely coming

It appears likely that unemployed Ohians will get a $300-a-week federal supplement to their benefits, but it's unclear when it will start, Dan Tierney,...

Trump moves to extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes after talks...

President Donald Trump on Saturday circumvented Congress and took action into his own hands, after weeks of unsuccessful negotiations over another coronavirus relief package...

Trump tours Whirlpool: President promised to help American workers at Clyde...

CLYDE — President Donald Trump promised if he’s reelected he will revitalize American manufacturing. “My administration swears by two simple rules: buy American and hire American,”...

With federal unemployment insurance lapsed, Ohio senators urge action

A $600 weekly federal supplement to unemployment insurance lapsed last week, leaving many of the 32 million unemployed Americans staring into a financial abyss. The...

‘Crime rings’ targeting federal unemployment, hurting jobless workers in need

“Sophisticated crime rings” are filing fraudulent claims targeting Ohio’s coronavirus pandemic relief programs and pocketing millions of dollars in benefits, according to the state’s...

DeWine might use former president of dark money group to lobby...

Not only does he intend to keep Dan McCarthy in his administration, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine might use McCarthy to lobby the legislature for...

Republican senator presses reluctant GOP leadership for billions in state, local...

WASHINGTON – GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy is making a strong push to rescue ailing state and local governments in a fifth coronavirus relief bill —...

House Dem lawmakers seek rainy day funds for eviction protections

The coronavirus pandemic’s effect on the local economy continues, and two state representatives are trying to tap into the state’s rainy day fund for...

Former Dem leader says he failed to stop massive corruption scandal

Anybody in the know about Ohio politics has a perspective on what federal law enforcement is calling the biggest bribery scandal in state history.  But...
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