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TOPICS IN THE NEWS

DEATH PENALTY

The Columbus Dispatch  Federal appeals court affirms halt in Ohio executions over drug protocol

EDUCATION

The Columbus Dispatch  Will Ohio’s new high-school graduation exams doom poor kids to failure?, New graduation standards, Graduation standards by district

EMPLOYMENT

abc22now.com  Sen. Brown reintroduces legislation to end pay discrimination

ENVIRONMENT

Alternet  Massive Antarctica iceberg hangs by a thread, signaling frightening possibility of devastating sea level rise

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio House passes bill to weaken clean-energy mandates, Ohio groups will fight Trump climate order

FAMILY SECURITY

Public News Service  Trump budget could shut door on utility assistance in Ohio

FOOD SECURITY

Daily Kos   Who would Jesus starve? GOP lawmaker uses Bible to justify SNAP cuts

LAW ENFORCEMENT

WLWT5  New Ohio Collaborative aims to improve police-community relations

Public policy alerts are compiled by the Rev. Deniray Mueller, legislative liaison for the Diocese of Southern Ohio and 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.