Topics in the news

PLASTIC POLLUTION

Global Citizen  The average person eats 70,000 microplastics each year, Baby dolphin in Florida found dead with stomach full of plastic trash

PBS News Hour  How biodegradable plastic bags don’t live up to their name

OHIO BUDGET

The Cleveland Plain Dealer  Ohio House state budget plan targets tax cuts for poor, middle-class Ohioans

U.S. CENSUS

Public News Service  Everybody matters: Supreme Court considers census citizenship question

ENVIRONMENT

Public News Service  Reducing harmful Lake Erie algal blooms: What will it take?

Global Citizen  Baby dolphin in Florida found dead with stomach full of plastic trash

PBS News Hour  How biodegradable plastic bags don’t live up to their name

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.