2019 is the Year of the Vegan

Cleveland, May 6, 2019 - Last December, The Economist proclaimed that 2019 would be the year of the vegan. Their assessment is proving to be accurate---veganism has become mainstream.

Rogers: Dem priorities shape state budget

COLUMBUS, May 5 — House lawmakers today voted in a bipartisan fashion to favorably move House Bill 166 or the state‘s biennium budget, to the Ohio Senate for its consideration. This legislation is a balanced approach amounting to an all funds total of approximately $141,52 billion, and reflects a concerted effort to invest in Ohio and the promise of a better, more secure future, by investing in working people and our communities.

Ohio Department Of Agriculture Seeks To Recognize Farm Families Leading In Conservation

REYNOLDSBURG, May 13 – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is accepting nominations to honor Ohio farm families who are leaders in conservation for the 2019 Conservation Farm Family Awards. The Conservation Farm Family Award program has recognized Ohio farm families since 1984 for their efforts in managing natural and human resources while meeting both production and conservation goals.

The 5Rs of sentencing reform

In part because of work by activists and criminal justice reformers, policymakers across the spectrum are recognizing that we need to reduce Ohio’s prison population and direct more funding toward addiction treatment. Researcher Piet van Lier takes a closer look at current proposals in a report just out today.

The 5Rs of sentencing reform

May 13 - In part because of work by activists and criminal justice reformers, policymakers across the spectrum are recognizing that we need to reduce Ohio’s prison population and direct more funding toward addiction treatment. Researcher Piet van Lier takes a closer look at current proposals in a report just out today.

New Study Reports Seniors, Older Adults In Ohio Face Alarming Rates Of Food Insecurity

COLUMBUS, May 14 – As Ohio’s population continues to age, Ohio’s foodbanks are experiencing increasing demand for help with food from seniors. That trend is reflected in the newest research released today by Feeding America, The State of Senior Hunger, which found that food insecurity among seniors and older adults across the country remains more prevalent than prior to the Great Recession.