Race Equity

Controlling Board OKs $3.2M for Ohio National Guard protest responses

Gov. DeWine had deployed Ohio National Guard to Cleveland, Columbus, D.C. Taxpayers will foot the multi-million dollar bill for the Ohio National Guard’s response to...

After months of questions, Ohio Medicaid to start paying pharmacists for...

After months of questions and promises of transparency, officials with the Ohio Department of Medicaid on Monday told an obscure state committee when they'll...

Ohio faces second year with no executions

When Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine last week delayed three more executions into 2022 and 2023, it meant that 2020 would be the second consecutive...

Amid other challenges, Medicaid department conducting massive overhaul

The Ohio Department of Medicaid is working on a complete revamp of the lion’s share of the $27 billion program amid complaints that it...

Hundreds support Ohio Senate public health crisis declaration on racism

A state Senate committee heard hours of testimony Tuesday supporting the declaration of racism as a public health crisis. Cosponsors Sen. Sandra Williams, D-Cleveland; and...

House Dems release police reform plans

As supporters await a hearing on an Ohio House measure to declare racism a public health crisis Tuesday, Democrats released potential legislation targeted at...

Minority Strike Force Town Halls: Infant mortality, underlying conditions at heart...

Medical professionals and minority advocacy groups came together last week to give their input on recommendations from the state’s coronavirus Minority Strike Force. In three...

Sen. Portman heard from ‘dozens’ of black leaders. Here’s what they...

Note: This story has been updated to include information provided by the senator's office.  U.S. Sen. Rob Portman recently participated in a conference call with...

Congressional Dems lay out expansive police reform plans

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats outlined their vision for sweeping police reforms on Capitol Hill Monday, following weeks of nationwide protests sparked by the killing...

DeWine won’t ‘critique’ handling of D.C. protests, but has sent Ohio...

Ohio earlier this week sent 100 members of the National Guard to serve under President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., where they’re likely to...
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