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Ohio GOP senator proposes new limits on health care non-compete contracts

BY: - July 7, 2023

The Federal Trade Commission is pushing to ban non-compete contracts nationwide. One of their staunchest opponents in that effort is Republican Congressman Jim Jordan. But at the state level, some Republicans are skeptical of how extensive non-compete agreements have become. State Sen. Terry Johnson, R-McDermott, has proposed legislation that would limit many health care non-competes […]

Gov. DeWine deploys National Guard to hospitals as COVID deaths surpass 2020

BY: - December 17, 2021

Gov. Mike DeWine is deploying more than 1,000 national guard troops to Ohio hospitals ahead of a busy holiday season that could swell the number of COVID-19 patients. The state is also in talks with a hospital staffing agency that could bring in additional workers from out of state. “This will allow for Ohio hospitals […]


Health orgs donating to lawmakers who oppose public health measures can’t have it both ways

BY: - March 8, 2021

You can’t have it both ways.  You can’t be a science-driven, public health advocate and support clear threats to best safety practices during a monumental public health crisis. You can’t be for saving lives during a viral pandemic with prudent safeguards and for politicians out to weaken or scrap them altogether. You can’t vigorously oppose […]

Health orgs. backed Ohio’s pandemic response, then gave $ to politicians working to undermine it

BY: - March 2, 2021

As Ohio lawmakers considered a bill last November to allow themselves to strike down public health orders, a handful of organizations banded together to state their unequivocal opposition.  “Now is not the time to let up. The public health crisis is not over,” the organizations told lawmakers. This disagreement in a matter of life and […]