Topics in the news

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

The Cleveland Plain Dealer  Mike DeWine calls for end of statute of limitations on rape cases

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio House seeks less prison, more care for drug offenders

DEATH PENALTY

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

HEALTHCARE

The Economist  The global battle over high drug prices

Ohio Attorney General  Yost joins lawsuit against 20 generic drug manufacturers in conspiracy to fix prices for more than 100 generic drugs

WOSU  Some Ohio Medicaid recipients could soon pay small premiums, copays

Public News Service  Statewide effort improves care of opioid-exposed babies

Public policy news alerts are compiled and posted by the Rev. Deniray Mueller, legislative liaison for the Diocese of Southern Ohio. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at deniray@deniray.com or 614.668.6036.