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Don’t let corporate franchisors off the hook: Under current law, franchisors and franchisees are jointly responsible for compliance with regulations that protect Ohio’s workers.

NRC Names New Senior Resident Inspector at Perry Nuclear Power Plant

April 03, 2018 The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has selected Jakob Steffes as the new senior resident inspector at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant in Perry, Ohio, approximately 35 miles northeast of Cleveland. The nuclear power facility is operated by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co.

Sewers coming to Plymouth allotment


PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP – The cost for sewer construction in the Meadowood Allotment continues to flow downward, thanks to various grants and loans, plus price of the contract came in lower than expected.

Attorney General DeWine, 48 Other AGs Urge Passage of Law Improving States’ Ability to Investigate and Prosecute Abuse and Neglect of Medicaid Patients

COLUMBUS, March 28, 2018 — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, along with a bipartisan coalition of 48 other state attorneys general and the National Association of Attorneys General, today expressed support for a bill that would ease federal restrictions that limit states’ ability to investigate and prosecute the abuse and neglect of Medicaid beneficiaries.

Brown: Limit On Steel Imports In Korea Deal Is Good For Ohio Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. March 28, 2018 - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is applauding the Trump Administration’s work to renegotiate the Korea-U.S. Trade Agreement and block Korean steel dumping. Brown says any work to improve our failed trade agreements is a positive step forward for Ohio workers.