Budget & Taxes

Despite big predictions, not much state legal action against drug middlemen

There was a lot of talk by state officials about reigning in prescription middlemen working for the state. But on the legal front, there...

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...

As Amazon profits soar, Ohio gives $800K grant to benefit company...

The state controlling board has invested $800,000 in public grant money benefiting an Amazon distribution center project in Licking County. That amount is nearly equal...

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 Democrats call for more federal aid for public education

WASHINGTON — Congressional Democrats called Monday for more federal aid for education as the nation’s schools prepare to reopen this fall. “Unless the federal government...

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...

Student religious liberty bill passes Senate, heads back to House with...

Update 6/11/20 The Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 164 with all the amendments added in the Senate. A bill originally introduced to expand student...
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