Elementary School Teacher, 11 Others Arrested as Part of Undercover Investigation

YOUNGSTOWN, Aug. 31, 2018 — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene today announced that a three-day undercover operation aimed at preventing child sexual exploitation and reducing demand for sex trafficking has led to the arrests of 12 men, including a local elementary school teacher.

Ohio horsemen’s group establish strong partnership

COLUMBUS, Aug. 23, 2018 – In a continued effort to strengthen ties within the agriculture community, Ohio Farm Bureau and the Ohio Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association are forming a new partnership. Ohio HBPA represents nearly 2,500 owners and trainers who race thoroughbreds at Ohio’s three commercial thoroughbred race tracks.

Since 2000, ECOT Has Collected More Than $130 Million in Federal Funding

COLUMBUS, Aug. 27, 2018 – Today, Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a news conference at the Ohio Statehouse as he introduces legislation to ensure any federal funds recovered from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) are returned to the school districts that lost them to ECOT in the first place.

ICYMI: Brown Secures Ohio Priorities in Key Appropriations Bills

WASHINGTON, DC Aug. 27, 2018 - Last week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) secured several Ohio priorities in the Senate’s Defense Appropriations Bill and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (L-HHS) Appropriations Bill. Among those wins include: