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UPDATE | Report: Ohio speaker Householder arrested in bribery case

UPDATE | Report: Ohio speaker Householder arrested in bribery case

The U.S. Attorney’s office said it is planning a 2:30 p.m. news conference today related to $60 million in bribes paid to a state official and associates.
Local government leaders seek flexibility in next federal aid package

Local government leaders seek flexibility in next federal aid package

Both Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman have expressed support for more flexible aid to local governments in the next federal coronavirus relief package.
Changes coming to Ohio's unemployment programs

Changes coming to Ohio's unemployment programs

Community Legal Aid has advice for those seeking jobless compensation.
Ohio House Democrats push to allow legislative staff to unionize

Ohio House Democrats push to allow legislative staff to unionize

“As legislators, we have the ability to remove current legal barriers and stand up for workers’ rights by updating state law,” state Rep. Allison Russo, D-Upper Arlington, said.
Ohio ends 2020 fiscal year with general tax revenue down $1.1 billion

Ohio ends 2020 fiscal year with general tax revenue down $1.1 billion

Gov. Mike DeWine said last week the state would be tapping into its rainy day fund.
Report: Black youths less likely to be released from detention facilities

Report: Black youths less likely to be released from detention facilities

Summit County Juvenile Court Judge Linda Tucci Teodosio said the inability of courts to safely hold jury trials during the pandemic has contributed to the slowed pace of releasing detained young people.
Congressional bills would close gaps, inequities in broadband access

Congressional bills would close gaps, inequities in broadband access

It’s estimated the households of nearly 3,000 students in Mahoning and Columbiana counties currently don’t have internet access.
Ohio EMA receives nearly $21 million in federal funds

Ohio EMA receives nearly $21 million in federal funds

First responders and nonprofits are among those receiving grant money.
Ohio AG looks to curb illegal liquor and wine shipments

Ohio AG looks to curb illegal liquor and wine shipments

Yost says distributors are flagrantly skirting the law and keeping Ohio from collecting tax money.
Ohio agencies look to reduce racial bias in child welfare

Ohio agencies look to reduce racial bias in child welfare

Civil unrest is shedding light on difficulties that Black children face.