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Obama stimulus watchdog: ‘Bad guys’ will make play for COVID-19 relief...

WASHINGTON — Earl Devaney is feeling déjà vu. Devaney, a former longtime federal watchdog, was hired in 2009 to police the distribution of $840 billion in federal...

Pandemic spurs U.S. Senate to pass historic aid package

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate late Wednesday night approved a $2 trillion spending bill that aims to provide economic relief for workers and businesses and...

Lawmakers announce $2 trillion coronavirus response deal

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate leaders announced a compromise with the White House on a massive $2 trillion spending package that would send checks to Americans...

AG’s office orders stop on ‘non-essential’ abortions; legislators, advocates condemn move

Legislators and advocates around the state are reacting after the Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost's Office ordered two Planned Parenthood clinics in Ohio to...

Health dept. issues stay-at-home order; Ohioans to shelter in place through...

The director of the Ohio Department of Health issued a “shelter in place” or “stay at home” order Sunday — basically closing all non-essential...

COVID-19 outbreak reported at Miami County senior living facility; 32 suspected...

The novel coronavirus has penetrated a Miami County senior assisted living center, leaving a trail of 32 people showing symptoms, 11 presumptive positives, nine...

Can Ohio’s divided congressional delegation find common ground on coronavirus?

WASHINGTON — How much paid leave are Ohio employers required to provide under new federal law? Will they be reimbursed? What benefits will workers...

At least 2 members of Congress have coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Two members of the U.S. House announced Wednesday that they had tested positive for COVID-19, leading other lawmakers to announce their own...

Congress clears 2nd major coronavirus package; 3rd in the works

WASHINGTON — A second major coronavirus package cleared the U.S. Senate Wednesday and is now headed to President Donald Trump for his signature. The bill...

Lawmakers debate paid sick leave as COVID-19 closes businesses, schools

State and federal legislators are criticizing the lack of action on paid leave policy as the COVID-19 pandemic causes the closure of schools, sporting...
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