Traffic Safety Grants Awarded to Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy

LONDON, Oct. 31 — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA) has received two grants totaling $280,000 to provide training for law enforcement officers on topics including identifying impaired drivers and investigating traffic collisions.

Prevention Action Alliance Honored

COLUMBUS, Oct. 31 — Prevention Action Alliance won a national award for leading prevention advocacy in Ohio and developing prevention networks across the state.
Thirty years ago, with the crack cocaine epidemic worsening, a group of parents came together to raise awareness about the dangers of drug and alcohol misuse. Leading the charge was Hope Taft.

Brown Secures Key Wins To Increase Public Safety In Senate Appropriations Package Passed Today

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 31 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that he helped secure important victories for Ohio to increase public safety and better protect Ohio law enforcement in a Senate appropriations package that passed today. The House and Senate versions of these appropriations packages will need to be reconciled before a final spending bill goes to the President for his signature.

Brown Bill To Reduce Sudden Infant Death Rates Passes Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 31 – Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) bipartisan legislation to tackle sudden and unexpected deaths that occur during infancy, including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day Advances in House

COLUMBUS, Oct. 30 — The Ohio House Transportation Committee today heard sponsor testimony recommending the passage of Ohio House Concurrent Resolution 14, establishing September 7 as Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Appreciation Day.

2019 Ohio Veterans HOF Induction is Nov. 7

WHAT:
The Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS), the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Executive Committee and the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Foundation will honor the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame 2019 Class during its annual Induction Ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 7, at 10 a.m. at the Radiant Life Church in Dublin, Ohio. Media and the public are welcome to attend.

Cleveland Play House Offers ‘Free Night Of Theatre’ For A Christmas Story

CLEVELAND, Oct. 29, 2019 - CPH Managing Director Kevin Moore announced today that The George Gund Foundation will sponsor Cleveland Play House’s Free Night of Theatre performance of A Christmas Story on Sunday, December 1 at 6:30 pm. 250 tickets will be distributed to the general public through an online lottery running November 7-8. An additional 250 tickets will be distributed to students and families from CPH partner schools in Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) and neighborhoods across Northeast Ohio.

London Stock Exchange Group’s Elite Initiative Announces Cleveland, Ohio As The Future Site Of Elite Americas Headquarters

LONDON, Oct. 28 - Today, ELITE, in collaboration with Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted and JobsOhio, announced that Cleveland, Ohio will serve as the home of its Americas headquarters. ELITE is London Stock Exchange Group’s (LSEG) international business support initiative for ambitious, private, small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The Cleveland headquarters will provide mid-market companies in the Americas with access to the skills and networks to help them scale up and reach the next stage of growth.

Governor DeWine Orders Examination of Ohio Post-Release Control

COLUMBUS, Oct. 28 – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that he has ordered an in-depth examination of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction’s (ODRC) policies and practices as they relate to post-release control supervision by the Ohio Adult Parole Authority (APA).

Brown Continues Fighting To Secure Back Pay From Last Government Shutdown For Federal Contractor Employees

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 24 — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH.)—along with Sens. Tina Smith (D-MN), Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Mark Warner (D-VA), Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Tim Kaine (D-VA)—today continued fighting to secure back pay for federal contractor employees who went without pay during the last government shutdown. The Senators filed an amendment to Senate appropriations measures that would provide those low-wage workers with back pay.

Brown Statement On UAW Vote To Ratify Contract With GM

CLEVELAND, Oct. 25 — Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) issued the following statement after UAW members voted in favor of ratifying a contract with GM after going on strike last month, as they fought for fair wages and better workplace conditions.

Brown, Colleagues Condemn Administration For Ignoring Vietnam Veterans Suffering From Agent Orange

U.S. SENATE, Oct. 24 – This week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Ranking Member Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and colleagues on the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, and veterans service organizations (VSOs) to condemn the Trump Administration, following released documents revealed that the White House blocked efforts by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to expand the list of presumptive health outcomes for Vietnam veterans suffering from service-connected exposure to Agent Orange.