Ohio’s prison workforce is 28% vaccinated, per state data; lowest rate among all state agencies

BY: - October 22, 2021

Ohio’s prison authority, the largest government agency in the state tasked with overseeing the 43,000 inmates in its custody, is the least vaccinated entity in Ohio’s government, according to state data based on employee-submitted records. About 28% of employees within the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction are vaccinated against COVID-19 and have submitted proof […]

State data: State contribution to corrections budgets grow as K-12, higher ed take hits

BY: - June 30, 2020

State data shows in the last decade Ohio corrections budgets have grown while K-12 education investment continues a steady decline. In data from the Ohio Legislative Service Commission combining money from the General Revenue Fund, the Local Government Fund, the Public Library Fund and the Lottery Profits Education Fund, primary and secondary education’s annual rate […]