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Albertsons-Kroger mega-deal raises questions from lawmakers about higher food prices

BY: - December 1, 2022

WASHINGTON —  Members of a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee panel raised concerns during a Tuesday hearing that a proposed merger between two of the largest U.S. supermarket chains — including Ohio-based Kroger — could mean a monopoly on groceries and lead to higher food prices for Americans. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Minnesota Democrat who […]

Slow progress improving state vaccine website

BY: - March 24, 2021

Millions of additional Ohioans are becoming eligible for a coronavirus vaccine, but the state’s website intended to help you find a shot continues not to be very useful. That’s because many of the largest vaccine providers in Ohio — such as Kroger — still have not integrated their shot-scheduling systems into the state’s. You might […]

SNAP benefits now can be used for online food purchasing from Walmart and Amazon

BY: - June 3, 2020

Ohioans who are eligible for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) can now use their cards to purchase food online through Walmart and Amazon, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) announced in a news release Wednesday. During the coronavirus pandemic, many Ohioans have opted for online shopping as a safer alternative to […]