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‘Aisha’s Law,’ expanding domestic violence penalties, passes Ohio House

As the family of Aisha Fraser looked on, the Ohio House passed a bill in hopes of helping domestic violence victims find help and...

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...

Ohio prisons chief says inmates getting ‘excellent’ health care; 63 dead,...

Ohio has decreased its prison population by less than 4% while some institutions have been virtually overrun by COVID-19. Four prison workers and 63 inmates...

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

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

Despite staggering case counts and 50 deaths, prisons halt mass COVID-19...

Two prisons in Ohio have become two of the worst COVID-19 hot spots in the nation. The state, meanwhile, has halted the mass testing...

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...

Universities get aid they can’t share with DACA students

WASHINGTON — Colleges and universities across the country are getting emergency federal aid for COVID-19, but some of the most vulnerable students won’t be...

Senate GOP pushes bill to shield businesses from coronavirus lawsuits

A ranking Senate Republican is pushing legislation he says will block almost all lawsuits against businesses or health care providers as they relate to...

Bill to raise drug trafficking penalties now also lowers health order...

A bill originally written to enhance drug trafficking laws around Ohio’s rehab centers now also lowers the consequences for violating pandemic health orders. The amendment...

DeVos finalizes sexual assault rules that critics say ‘roll back the...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos finalized rules Wednesday that the administration says will improve due process in campus sexual assault cases, but that critics...
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