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Pandemic impacts struggling Ohio workers this Labor Day

Pandemic impacts struggling Ohio workers this Labor Day

A Policy Matters Ohio report shows wages that trail for Black and female workers.
Ohio earns defense manufacturing designation

Ohio earns defense manufacturing designation

“The agility, speed and resilience of Ohio’s manufacturing base offers a vital resource to the Department of Defense in its efforts to broaden and deepen the domestic defense supply chain,” Gov. Mike DeWine said.
Ohio Senate agrees to send $650 million to communities

Ohio Senate agrees to send $650 million to communities

“I encourage the Ohio House of Representatives to act quickly on this bill so these funds can make it to the front lines as soon as possible,” Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof said.
DeWine orders flags lowered in honor of slain police detective

DeWine orders flags lowered in honor of slain police detective

"Detective [James] Skernivitz gave his life trying to keep danger off the streets of Cleveland,” Attorney General Dave Yost said.
Ohioans call on Congress to create permanent paid-leave policies

Ohioans call on Congress to create permanent paid-leave policies

According to the latest government data, 17 percent of civilian workers, 16 percent of private-industry workers and 25 percent of state and local government workers had access to paid leave in 2018.
Michael O’Brien appointed to committee tasked with repeal of House Bill 6

Michael O’Brien appointed to committee tasked with repeal of House Bill 6

The committee will have its first hearing next week.
HB 606 — COVID-19 liability protection bill — heads to DeWine

HB 606 — COVID-19 liability protection bill — heads to DeWine

The bill would grant civil immunity to individuals, schools, businesses and health care providers from lawsuits stemming from the pandemic.
Ohio House speaker calls on Larry Householder to resign

Ohio House speaker calls on Larry Householder to resign

The former House speaker is scheduled for a court appearance Thursday, where he plans on pleading not guilty.
HB 6 costs go well beyond claimed harm to public trust

HB 6 costs go well beyond claimed harm to public trust

Here’s what’s at stake as Ohio lawmakers debate whether and how to repeal the bailout law at the heart of the alleged $60 million conspiracy case that dethroned state Rep. Larry Householder as House speaker.
Majority of Ohio voters support repeal of House Bill 6, poll says

Majority of Ohio voters support repeal of House Bill 6, poll says

House Speaker Bob Cupp, R-Lima, has created a new committee tasked with repealing and replacing HB 6.