Memorial Day, ICU beds, billionaires, and coronavirus in Africa: Catching Our Eye

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‘Aisha’s Law,’ expanding domestic violence penalties, passes Ohio House

As the family of Aisha Fraser looked on, the Ohio House passed a bill in hopes of helping domestic violence victims find help and justice, and honoring the tragically slain elementary school teacher. House Bill...

Ohio’s open for business, but its testing strategy is not

At some point, Ohioans will want frequent access to coronavirus tests and get quick results. That way, they can safely see loved ones who have for months been locked away in nursing homes, for...

Librarians, national guard recruited for states’ new contact tracing armies

As states seek to loosen wide-ranging restrictions imposed to constrain the novel coronavirus, they’re also looking to deploy a huge new fleet of workers to keep cases under control. Enter the contact tracers. With interpersonal contact...

House Republicans introduce bill to eliminate prevailing wage

Amid a flurry of other legislative activity, two Republican state representatives introduced a bill this week to repeal prevailing wage in Ohio. State reps. Ron Hood of Ashville and Bill Dean of Xenia introduced House...

Amid budget wreckage, a bright spot for Ohio

Ohio officials have been drawing tight the state’s budgetary belt as they see revenue plummet due to coronavirus shutdowns. But hidden in the carnage is a pot of money they’ll have to use as...
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