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Without federal unemployment benefit, hunger said to be looming for huge...

A top Ohio food bank official issued a stark warning Wednesday: Hundreds of thousands of Ohioans already face food insecurity and if Congress doesn't act soon, the pain might become impossible for the rest of Ohioans to ignore.

School funding bill to get new look under new speaker

A school funding bill originally sponsored by new Ohio House Speaker Bob Cupp is getting a fresh look and hopefully time in front of...

Are companies being sued by Ohio also bidding on new Medicaid...

The Ohio Department Medicaid won't say whether it will award a big contract to companies against whom the state has filed lawsuits claiming the companies ripped off state agencies in transactions involving prescription drugs.

Postmaster general says he’s suspending post office overhaul until after the...

WASHINGTON — Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Tuesday that he will halt a series of sweeping policy changes to the U.S. Postal Service until...

Ohio economists say mask mandate is well worth doing

Ohio economists say mask mandate is well worth doing

Feds release unemployment guidance, could be a long time before supplements...

As promised, the U.S. Department of Labor last week released guidance to the states on how it will disburse money to supplement unemployment checks....

Child health in Ohio impacted by food insecurity, racial disparities, broadband...

Infant mortality, broadband connectivity, and racial disparities have been named as major impacts on child health and success, especially as the pandemic continues to...

Trying to avoid the fray, DeWine pleads for federal help for...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday tried to stay out of Washington's political battles while making an impassioned plea for federal assistance to state and local governments.

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...
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