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Commemorating 400 years of African American History and Culture: An invitation to participate in Healing Day National Bell Ringing

House Bill 6 – Bailout of American Electric Power Summary language rejected for  proposed House Bill 6 referendum

Topics in the news

OPIOID EPIDEMIC

The Columbus Dispatch  Ohio sues opioid makers, distributors — while giving them large tax breaks

Associated Press   Ohio governor: ‘No doubt’ drug makers caused opioid crisis

GUN VIOLENCE

The Cincinnati Enquirer  Would Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s ‘red flag’ proposal pass the Ohio legislature? We asked every lawmaker.

HEALTHCARE

The Columbus Dispatch  End of ‘individual mandate’ hasn’t killed Obamacare, With Planned Parenthood defunded, who’s taking care of Ohio women’s health?

DEATH PENALTY

The Cincinnati Enquirer  DeWine dismisses proposal to use fentanyl for executions

VOTING RIGHTS

The Columbus Dispatch  Groups urge Ohio to pause voter purge, warn thousands could be erroneously removed from rolls

Public Policy news stories and alerts from the Episcopal Public Policy Network are compiled and posted by the Rev. Deniray Mueller. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at deniray@deniray.com or 614.668.6036.