Behemoth $2T COVID-19 response bill signed into law

WASHINGTON — A $2 trillion bill to aid workers, health care providers and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic became law following its passage in the U.S. House and signing by President Donald Trump Friday. Many...

HIV positive inmate to Ohio Supreme Court: people will die here in a pandemic

Derek Lichtenwalter is serving 30 months for leading police on a lengthy chase, but he says the pandemic has turned 2.5 years into a death sentence. Lichtenwalter says his HIV diagnosis coupled with a worsening...

‘Critical lack’ of resources and capacity for COVID-19 at homeless shelters, report says

If a person at a homeless shelter tested positive for COVID-19, about half of the organizations that oversee shelters wouldn’t know how to respond. Less than half of them have received any training or education...

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

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 stimulus spending for the Obama administration. He had previously worked...

Householder announces recovery task force; others propose ideas to mitigate economic hardships

Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder announced Thursday he will create a bipartisan task force to prepare for Ohio to return to work. “We don’t know yet when the COVID-19 situation will improve to the point...

Ohio Primary FAQ: Everything you need to know to cast your ballot

Note: This story includes the best available information drawn from the newly-passed legislation, the Ohio Secretary of State's website and contact with county boards of election offices. We will update and add to this...
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