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Rep. Jared Golden
Rep. Jared Golden
Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:12 PM
“During challenging times, the country needs its elected leaders to work together to meet the most urgent needs in their communities. This bill addresses urgent needs, and then buries them under a mountain of unnecessary or untimely spending. In reviewing the bill in its full scope, less than 20 percent of the total spending addresses core COVID challenges that are immediately pressing." – Rep. Golden
  • Democrat congressman explains vote against $1.9 trillion spending bill
    Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:12 PM
    “During challenging times, the country needs its elected leaders to work together to meet the most urgent needs in their communities. This bill addresses urgent needs, and then buries them under a mountain of unnecessary or untimely spending. In reviewing the bill in its full scope, less than 20 percent of the total spending addresses core COVID challenges that are immediately pressing." – Rep. Golden
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  • Saturday, February 27, 2021 9:11 AM
    Bob Paduchik has been named chairman of the Ohio Republican Party. Paduchik previously led President Donald Trump’s Ohio campaigns.
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  • Critics: House Democrats' $1.9 trillion coronavirus bill wastes taxpayer money, full of pork
    Saturday, February 27, 2021 8:45 AM
    The proposed total spending, Chris Edwards, economist at the Cato Institute, told the Center Square, is adding a massive amount of debt burden on Americans. “Congress passed $3.5 trillion in COVID-related relief in 2020, which is a massive $27,000 per U.S. household,” he said. “Relief bills have raised federal debt by $3.5 trillion, which are costs pushed forward to land on young Americans in the future and reduce their living standards."
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  • Friday, February 26, 2021 10:56 PM
    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Friday detailed the foster care initiatives in his proposed executive budget for fiscal years 2022 and 2023.

  • Portman offers minimum wage increase, legal worker verification plan in U.S. Senate
    Friday, February 26, 2021 5:27 PM
    With plans to include a $15 minimum wage in President Joe Biden administration’s COVID-19 recovery proposal quashed by rules procedures, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, has introduced his own wage hike. Portman’s legislation calls for a more modest minimum wage increase to $10 an hour over the next four years.
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  • Friday, February 26, 2021 12:02 PM
    The Ohio Department of Education determined in 2016 that the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) could prove less than 50% of the student participation it reported for the 2015-2016 school year. The online community school received $108.9 million in state funding that school year based on its reported numbers. The education department calculated that ECOT was overpaid by about $64 million, and the e-school was ordered to refund that amount.
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  • Yost sues Biden administration for failure to deliver Census data
    Friday, February 26, 2021 8:32 AM
    Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has announced the filing of a federal lawsuit to compel the U.S. Census Bureau to release population data relevant to Ohio’s upcoming congressional redistricting process.
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  • Friday, February 26, 2021 8:16 AM
    Of the 101,825 initial claims reported this week, at least 29,000 have been flagged for potential fraud. Anyone who suspects their identity was compromised and used to file a fraudulent unemployment claim is urged to report it to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services by visiting unemployment.ohio.gov, clicking the “Report Identity Theft” button, and following the instructions. As an alternative, individuals also may call (833) 658-0394.
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  • Friday, February 26, 2021 8:12 AM
    Overall, 51% of Ohio’s small businesses said revenue expectations will not meet their needs by the end of March, according to the Alignable Q1 Revenue Poll. The company completed two nationwide polls last week, asking more than 10,000 small business owners their revenue needs and revenue anticipations.
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  • Ohio COVID-19 Update: Spring events; provider expansion; new health equity website
    Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:39 PM
    Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted Thursday provided the following updates on Ohio's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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