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Ohio AG sues over provisions in American Rescue Plan; here are the details

Ohio AG sues over provisions in American Rescue Plan; here are the details

“Slipping last-minute conditions into a plan meant to help people that instead handcuffs Ohio is why people don’t trust government,” Attorney General Dave Yost said.
Ohio reporting 955 new COVID-19 cases; 40 new cases in the Valley

Ohio reporting 955 new COVID-19 cases; 40 new cases in the Valley

Statewide, there have been 18,114 confirmed and probable deaths, including 562 in Mahoning County; 434 in Trumbull; and 214 in Columbiana.
LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Lepore-Hagan co-sponsors resolution declaring racism a public health crisis

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | Lepore-Hagan co-sponsors resolution declaring racism a public health crisis

In other legislative action, state Reps. Michele Lepore-Hagan of Youngstown, and Jeffrey A. Crossman of Parma filed legislation that would require members of the General Assembly to reimburse the state for any and all compensation received between the time they were indicted for a felony involving public corruption and their conviction.  
Ohioans 16 and older can get the vaccine on March 29. Will they?

Ohioans 16 and older can get the vaccine on March 29. Will they?

Valley health officials say they have the capacity — and hopefully the doses — to manage the deluge of newly eligible Ohioans.
WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Dare we dream of a normal summer?

WEEKLY COVID-19 TRENDS | Dare we dream of a normal summer?

As the state makes progress toward limiting coronavirus spread and vaccinating eligible Ohioans, the prospect of a somewhat normal summer is on the horizon. 
LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | State bills aim to improve rail safety

LEGISLATIVE MATTERS | State bills aim to improve rail safety

The lawmakers say passage of the legislation will help cut down on operator fatigue, reduce the likelihood of fatal accidents and increase safety for rail workers and the general public.
Ohio sues health care giant, accusing company of overcharging Medicaid

Ohio sues health care giant, accusing company of overcharging Medicaid

“This conspiracy to obtain Medicaid payments through deceptive means stops now,” Attorney General Dave Yost said in a news release.
Ohio showed worst unemployment recovery in nation last week, report says

Ohio showed worst unemployment recovery in nation last week, report says

The report compared all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Ohio ranked 51st in recovery over the latest week and 37th since the pandemic began.
Ohio's COVID-19 test positivity is at a new all-time low

Ohio's COVID-19 test positivity is at a new all-time low

Statewide, there have been 18,036 confirmed and probable deaths, including 561 in Mahoning County; 432 in Trumbull; and 214 in Columbiana.
DeWine's new guidance will green light 2021 Canfield Fair

DeWine's new guidance will green light 2021 Canfield Fair

During a Thursday coronavirus briefing, the governor said the state is issuing new guidance for fairs in the state to continue this year, with requirements for masks, social distancing and 30 percent outdoor capacity in grandstands.