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EMPLOYMENT

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio employers boosting pay, benefits to attract workers in tight labor market

ENVIRONMENT

The Columbus Dispatch  Organizers make last-ditch effort to get anti-fracking initiative on ballot

HEALTHCARE/OPIOID EPIDEMIC

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio taxpayers may be paying twice for the same Medicaid drug services, Medicaid payment changes worry mental-health care providers in Ohio

Dayton Business Journal  (Exclusive) New Google effort to tackle opioid epidemic

The Youngstown Vindicator  New state report on overdose deaths unveils good, bad, ugly

Dayton Daily News  This new law means many more Ohio officials are watching out for elder abuse. Here’s why it was passed.

POVERTY

Public News Service  Fewer needy Ohioans receive TANF assistance

The Columbus Dispatch  Poverty persists as Ohio accumulates surplus of welfare funds

Dayton Daily News  This new law means many more Ohio officials are watching out for elder abuse. Here’s why it was passed.

 

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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