Attorney General Yost Issues 2018 Capital Crimes Report

COLUMBUS, April 1 — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the 2018 Capital Crimes Annual Report which includes information and a procedural history on each case that has resulted in a death sentence in Ohio since 1981.

PUCO reminds Ohioans to call 811 before you dig

COLUMBUS, April 1, 2019 – More than 40 percent of homeowners who plan to dig this year will put themselves and others at risk by not calling 811 before starting, according to the Common Ground Alliance. April is National Safe Digging Month and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) reminds Ohioans of the importance of digging in a safe, responsible way by calling 811 before you dig.

Yost Leads Effort to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions

COLUMBUS, April 1 – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed an amicus brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals urging the court to reverse a lower court's decision that found the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional. The state of Montana joined Ohio in its brief.

Following Trump DOJ Decision To Side With Ruling That Strikes Down ACA, Brown Joins Senate Dems In Introducing Resolution To Reverse Decision, Save Pre-Existing Condition Protections For Millions

WASHINGTON, DC, April 2 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today joined all 47 Senate Democrats in introducing a Senate resolution that would reverse the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) recent decision to side with U.S. District Court Judge Reed O’Connor’s ruling that deems health care protections enjoyed by hundreds of millions unconstitutional.

Joyce Presses EPA Administrator on Funding to Protect the Great Lakes

WASHINGTON, April 2 – Today, during a hearing held by the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) questioned Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler on the Agency’s commitment to fully funding the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) at $300 million.

Portman, Brown Lead Bipartisan Bill To Make Work Opportunity Tax Credit Permanent

WASHINGTON, DC, April 2 – Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – along with Ben Cardin (D-MD), Roy Blunt (R-MO), Bill Cassidy (R-LA), and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) – today introduced bipartisan legislation – the Work Opportunity Tax Credit & Jobs Act – to make permanent the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), which encourages employers to hire individuals who face significant barriers to employment. Currently, the WOTC expires on December 31, 2019.

Yost Leads Effort to Protect People with Pre-Existing Conditions

COLUMBUS, April 1 – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed an amicus brief with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals urging the court to reverse its Texas v. United States decision that found the Affordable Care Act (ACA) unconstitutional. The state of Montana joined Ohio in its brief.