Budget & Taxes

Amid questions, Medicaid director has governor’s confidence

The performance of Ohio Medicaid Director Maureen Corcoran has come under scrutiny in recent weeks, but she retains the confidence of Gov. Mike Dewine. The...

COVID-19 cases in children rise, educators still begging for financial back-to-school...

As data shows rising numbers of children contracting COVID-19, school districts are still begging for funding to keep students and staff safe. One of the...

DeWine says state doesn’t have money to supplement unemployment, but silent...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Tuesday said the state doesn't have the money to supplement unemployment benefits. But he didn't speak up for a plan to send state and local governments additional money.

Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

Governor’s office: Federal $300 unemployment supplement likely coming

It appears likely that unemployed Ohians will get a $300-a-week federal supplement to their benefits, but it's unclear when it will start, Dan Tierney,...

Trump moves to extend unemployment benefits, suspend payroll taxes after talks...

President Donald Trump on Saturday circumvented Congress and took action into his own hands, after weeks of unsuccessful negotiations over another coronavirus relief package...

School nurses battle old buildings, lack of resources, along with COVID

In her nearly 40 years as a school nurse, Patricia Gunter has had to prepare for diseases like swine flu, H1N1, West Nile Virus,...

With federal unemployment insurance lapsed, Ohio senators urge action

A $600 weekly federal supplement to unemployment insurance lapsed last week, leaving many of the 32 million unemployed Americans staring into a financial abyss. The...

‘Crime rings’ targeting federal unemployment, hurting jobless workers in need

“Sophisticated crime rings” are filing fraudulent claims targeting Ohio’s coronavirus pandemic relief programs and pocketing millions of dollars in benefits, according to the state’s...

DeWine might use former president of dark money group to lobby...

Not only does he intend to keep Dan McCarthy in his administration, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine might use McCarthy to lobby the legislature for...
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