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Online tool helps Ohioans locate missing life insurance policies

Online tool helps Ohioans locate missing life insurance policies

The national search application provides Ohioans a more comprehensive search tool.
Would legalized marijuana be a mistake for Ohio?

Would legalized marijuana be a mistake for Ohio?

In states that have legalized marijuana, there have been no bills or ballot initiatives to repeal it so far, said Matthew Schweich, deputy director of the Marijuana Policy Project.
New efforts aim to end human trafficking in Ohio

New efforts aim to end human trafficking in Ohio

In May 2019, the Mahoning Valley Human Trafficking Task Force partnered with other agencies to arrest 16 men seeking to have sex with children in Canfield. In April and March, the same task force arrested 16 men in Youngstown and Warren.
Buckeye Institute updates database of Ohio government employee salaries

Buckeye Institute updates database of Ohio government employee salaries

The data includes salary information for public school employees from 2007 through 2018, state employees from 2010 through 2018 and public university employees from 2011 through 2018.
Ohio attorney general praises signing of anti-robocall legislation

Ohio attorney general praises signing of anti-robocall legislation

Yost announced in August that a dozen service providers, including Verizon, Sprint and AT&T, agreed to implement the technology voluntarily as part of an initiative with his office and 50 other attorneys general.
Ohio will continue to take in refugees, DeWine says

Ohio will continue to take in refugees, DeWine says

President Donald Trump signed an executive order that requires states and local governments to formally consent in writing if they want to accept refugees.
Census trends show Ohio facing worrisome 'brain drain'

Census trends show Ohio facing worrisome 'brain drain'

Florida was the most popular destination, with nearly 22,500 departures; Kentucky, Ohio’s southern neighbor, came in second with more than 15,000 moves.
Report: Ohio has ninth-lowest property taxes in the country

Report: Ohio has ninth-lowest property taxes in the country

Nationally, New Mexico topped the list, while Connecticut ranked at the bottom.
Proposed bill would put Ohio Judges' political affiliation on ballot

Proposed bill would put Ohio Judges' political affiliation on ballot

One survey found that 50 percent of respondents did not vote in judicial elections because they did not have enough information about the candidates.
Ohio ranked fifth most charitable state in recent study

Ohio ranked fifth most charitable state in recent study

Ohio outpaced all of its neighbors in the recent analysis.