Civil Rights

DeWine says his administration wants ideas about how to help distressed...

Ohio Go.v Mike DeWine says he's focused on helping low-income and minority Ohioans through coconavirus crisis.

Legal assistance foundation: Pro bono work sees increase

A nonprofit legal assistance group said Ohio’s attorneys have contributed to a significant increase in free legal services in the last year. The Ohio Access...

Ohio colleges scramble to explain sweeping new DeVos rules on sexual...

WASHINGTON — Ohio colleges welcoming some students to campus this fall despite the pandemic face a second major challenge. They also must put in place major new...

DeWine says coronavirus fight has to take priority over safety net

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday said that with limited resources, he'd have to prioritize fighting the disease over helping low-income Ohioans facing increasingly desperate circumstances. Some advocates for the poor said, however, said that is a false choice; that the more unstable vulnerable Ohioans become, the tougher it will be to check the spread of COVID-19.

‘I have not lost my voice’: Gabby Giffords at DNC convention...

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords opened the third night of the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday, recounting her recovery from a gunshot wound to...

Without federal unemployment benefit, hunger said to be looming for huge...

A top Ohio food bank official issued a stark warning Wednesday: Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans already face food insecurity and if Congress doesn't act soon, the pain might become impossible for the rest of Ohioans to ignore.

Are companies being sued by Ohio also bidding on new Medicaid...

The Ohio Department Medicaid won't say whether it will award a big contract to companies against whom the state has filed lawsuits claiming the companies ripped off state agencies in transactions involving prescription drugs.

Postmaster general says he’s suspending post office overhaul until after the...

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Tuesday that he will halt a series of sweeping policy changes to the U.S. Postal Service until...

A judge denied him early release. Now there’s an outbreak in...

Storm Harrington didn’t produce any evidence of a “specific nexus between himself and COVID-19,” wrote Judge Kevin Braig on May 4, denying the 30-year-old’s...

Minority Strike Force issues final report on racial inequities, presents recommendations

Ohio’s Minority Strike Force released their final report, which laid out how disproportionate the health care and economic lives of people of color are...
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