Civil Rights

Records: Ohio Medicaid leaders showed little enthusiasm to support coronavirus testing...

The Ohio Department of Medicaid is struggling to implement a system to reimburse community pharmacists to test millions of the state's poorest people 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...

Get in ‘good trouble’: John Lewis’ words ring out in Capitol...

WASHINGTON — The immortal words of the late civil rights leader John Lewis rang out from the U.S. Capitol Monday during a private ceremony...

Bar exam postponed amid pandemic, prolonging uncertainty for aspiring lawyers

The Ohio Supreme Court announced last week that the Ohio Bar Examination — the compulsory test to be licensed to practice law — will be postponed...

Ohio Supreme Court: Juror regret doesn’t warrant new trial

A juror’s regret about her decision in a trial does not warrant a new trial, the Ohio Supreme Court unanimously ruled recently. The state’s highest...

DeWine reverses on alleged corrupt bailout, won’t condemn aide’s dark money...

Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine on Thursday reversed a position he'd taken a day earlier. He said that although he still supported a ratepayer bailout...

Bill on arming teachers could include “school marshal program”

An Ohio Senate bill meant to reduce the amount of training needed for school personnel to be armed could be amended to create a...

Ohio House speaker, four others arrested amid massive dark-money, pay-to-play allegations

An ugly campaign for a taxpayer-funded corporate bailout was itself funded by an even uglier criminal conspiracy, federal law enforcement officials said Tuesday. Ohio House...

Border officials did not follow guidelines on migrant children’s health care,...

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has not consistently followed new guidelines for medical care of migrant children and spent some of the agency’s money...

Civil Rights hero John Lewis changed America making ‘good trouble’

Civil Rights icon and longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis, who advocated for change through nonviolence, died late Friday night at the age of 80. The...
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