Cleveland Plain Dealer
U.S. Sen. Rob Portman introduces legislation to reduce evictions: The Wake Up for Friday, Dec. 13, 2019
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U.S. Sen. Rob Portman has introduced legislation to fight evictions. (Photo by Sabrina Eaton, cleveland.com)

By Cliff Pinckard, cleveland.com

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Toledo Blade
Rossford Marina facing issues from high water
...secure $570,000 to address break wall and lighting needs.

He is also submitting an application with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources to obtain $25,000 to perform studies on how to best maintain the marina....

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Youngstown Business Journal Daily
December 13, 2019
...Three Democratic senators — Minority Leader Charles Schumer of New York, Ron Wyden of Oregon and Sherrod Brown of Ohio — sent a letter to the White House on Thursday, urging Trump to "stand firm" in the...
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Cleveland Plain Dealer
Cleveland’s backtracking on why it lost HIV grants is an object lesson on coming clean in the first place
...called it a "travesty."

But it turns out state officials had provided an explanation. Repeatedly.

Ohio Department of Health officials contacted cleveland.com reporter Robert Higgs to say there was no mystery...

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WCBE 90​.5 FM - Columbus
Emails Show Pro-Life Lobbyist Helped Craft Recent Anti-Abortion Bill
Newly released emails show an anti-abortion Ohio lawmaker who proposed legislation extending insurance coverage to a procedure considered medically impossible worked closely on the bill with a conservative...
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WCBE 90​.5 FM - Columbus
DeWine Won't Say Whether He'll Veto Proposed Total Abortion Ban
One of the first pieces of legislation signed by Mike DeWine in his first year as governor was an abortion ban.

At the time it was one of the strictest ones in the country, and is on hold in a court challenge....

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Athens Messenger
The southeastern Ohio broadband desert persists
...establish a steering committee to review applications for such grants and funding; lastly, passing legislation enabling fiber to be installed on existing poles, without needing easements, would help bring broadband...
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Columbus Dispatch
Editorial: All win when disabled students find work
...vocational rehabilitation counselor at 15 public colleges and universities across Ohio.

We applaud the Ohio Department of Higher Education and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities for creating the initiative...

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WHIO 1290 AM/95​.7 FM
OVI checkpoint planned for Butler County tonight
...injuries and fatalities.

The Butler County OVI Task Force is funded by U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and the Ohio Department ofPublic Safety.

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Youngstown Vindicator
Few primaries expected in Mahoning while several anticipated in Trumbull
...as an independent candidate for the seat six years ago. He was appointed July 8, 2014, by then-Gov. John Kasich, a Republican, to the open seat and was elected to a full term that November.

Mahoning Republicans...

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WBNS CBS 10 Columbus
Lobbyist had hand in Ohio bill sparking ectopic pregnancy confusion Lobbyist had hand in Ohio bill sparking ectopic pregnancy confusion | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio | Columbus News, Weather & Sports
...Sports

Published: 12/12/19 10:26 pm EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker who proposed legislation extending insurance coverage to a procedure considered medically impossible as a way of fighting...

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Cincinnati Enquirer
Ohio rolls out updated list of in-demand jobs
...promising. They will be here tomorrow. They won’t lose relevancy over time," Kimberly Hall, director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, said during the meeting.

For a job to be considered in demand,...

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Lorain Morning Journal
AARP Ohio Applauds the House for Passing the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act
...Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act in the U.S. House of Representatives. This bipartisan legislation is a bold step toward lowering prescription drug prices and high out-of-pocket costs for millions...
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Akron Beacon Journal
Ohio’s juvenile prisoners report highest rate of sexual victimization in nation
...in the U.S.) where 16.7% of surveyed offenders reported sexual abuse, down from 28.8% in 2012.

The Ohio Department of Youth Services, which oversees 452 offenders 10 to 21 years old who have been convicted...

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WKSU 89​.7
Ohio Lawmakers Work to Move Bill on Drug Sentencing Reform
...Senate leader says the plan to change drug sentencing laws is one of the most important pieces of legislation they'll have during this two-year session.

State Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) says...

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WTTE Fox 28 Columbus
Ohio lawmakers working to prohibit local bans on plastic bags and straws
...down?"

Kasler said, "I prefer paper. That is an issue of concern. But I am also concerned how the legislature seems to want to invade the City of Columbus and other municipalities home rule provisions.

They...

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