Public policy news alerts are compiled and posted 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.

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ENVIRONMENT

Daily Kos  A North American climate boundary has shifted 140 miles east due to global warming

OPIOID EPIDEMIC

Cincinnati Enquirer  Walmart to limit opioid prescriptions, following efforts by states including Ky and Ohio

OHIO REDISTRICTING

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohioans approve new process to draw congressional districts

PAYDAY LENDING

Ohio Council of Churches  Does Ohio’s Payday Lending Drive Families Into Long-Term Debt?