REMINDER 

Considerations when you vote on March 15  7 Things Christians need to remember about politics

EVENTS

Ohioans To Stop Executions  (April 12, Ohio Statehouse)  Ohioans To Stop Executions Death Penalty Lobby Day

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Public News Service  Poll shows support for shifting youth prison strategies

ENVIRONMENT

Columbus Dispatch   Clean energy ballot issue being proposed again ;  Injections of wastewater rise in Ohio despite lull in fracking

FOOD SECURITY

Public News Service  Ohio group: Food labeling shouldn’t be controversial

HEALTHCARE

Columbus Dispatch  Partnership aims to keep seniors in their homes ; Kasich proposal shifts care for young disabled children

Associated Press  Deadly painkiller impostors add to drug addiction crisis

Public News Service  Poll puts some teeth in efforts to expand Ohio’s dental team ; Ohio group: Food labeling shouldn’t be controversial

IMMIGRATION

Cincinnati Enquirer  Cincy’s immigrants: Fear here, fear there

National Catholic Reporter  Immigration: Christians do not turn their backs on fellow humans

LEGISLATION

Columbus Dispatch  Kasich proposal shifts care for young disabled children

Ohio Council of Churches  House Bill 394 as drafted provides big cuts to unemployment compensation!

POVERTY

Ohio Council of Churches  House Bill 394 as drafted provides big cuts to unemployment compensation!

PRISON REFORM

Public News Service  Poll shows support for shifting youth prison strategies

 

dmuellerbwPublic policy alerts are compiled by the Rev Deniray Mueller, Social Justice & Public Policy Convener. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at deniray@deniray.com or 614.668.6036.