Race Equity

Columbus statues in Columbus: Their legacy and future

Standing in a light rain at City Hall, U.S. Sen. John Bricker marveled at the 20-foot bronze figure unveiled in a city which bears...

Mayors pledge police reform, racial inequity efforts

Mayors from across Ohio said they are already implementing plans to address racial bias and increase police relations in their cities.  The Ohio Mayors Alliance...

Senate GOP unveils police reform bill that draws Democratic rebukes

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans unveiled a police reform bill Wednesday that takes a markedly different approach to police reform efforts backed by congressional Democrats. The...

Medicaid director backpedals on possibility of cutting drug coverage, expansion population

The director of the Ohio Department of Medicaid, it appears, is at least partially backtracking after telling a state panel that ending Ohio's expanded...

Amid furor over senator’s comments, colleagues try to get hearings on...

Comments last week by Ohio Sen. Steve Huffman, R-Tipp City, are probably the one thing Americans are most likely to know about the Ohio...

House lawmakers leave racism resolution on the table

A resolution declaring racism a public health crisis did not receive a hearing before the Ohio House of Representatives left for their summer break.  The...

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...
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