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CONGRESSWOMAN FUDGE APPLAUDS RE-USE OF HARDEST HIT FUNDS TO TACKLE BLIGHT THROUGH DEMOLITION IN CUYAHOGA AND SUMMIT COUNTIE

Warrensville Heights, OH – Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) released the following statement following the February 28th announcement by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) of first-round funding awards to land banks in 11 counties through the “The Neighborhood Initiative ...

Cleveland Botanical Garden Vice President Encourages Kids to Experiment with Gardening in New Book Hitting Shelves April

Renata Fossen Brown has shared her passion for plants with thousands of students from pre- kindergarten through graduate school over her 10 years at Cleveland Botanical Garden. Now, the Cleveland Heights resident aims to instill a lifelong love of gardening, ...

CLEVELAND MAYOR, CMSD CEO, COUNTY EXECUTIVE ANNOUNCE PLANS TO EXPAND PRE-K IN CITY OF CLEVELAND

CLEVELAND, OHIO – The Cleveland Pre-K Task Force announced PRE4CLE, a plan to expand access to high-quality pre-K programs to children in the City of Cleveland. PRE4CLE is a major next step in implementing Cleveland’s Plan for Transforming Schools.

Ohioans Gather to Demand Fair Access to the Ballot Box

COLUMBUS—Today on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse, legislators, community leaders, and voting advocates gathered at the second Testimony Tuesday event to call upon the state’s political leaders to stop enacting restrictive voting policies, and to instead encourage broader participation ...

Fewer Ohio Kids Abusing Rx Painkillers, Many Texting & Driving

COLUMBUS—Prescription painkiller abuse by teens dropped nearly in half during the past two years, according to the Ohio Department of Health’s 2013 Ohio Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS). In 2011, 21.3 percent of students reported using prescription pain relievers or ...

Through Jerse’s 2000 “Upskirt” Law, Ohio Avoids Massachusetts Dilemma

Last Friday, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill updating the state’s voyeurism laws two days after the state’s Supreme Judicial Court ruled that a man who took photos up women’s skirts on a subway did not violate current law ...

Ohio, the other border

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Every Tuesday night in Painesville, Ohio, immigrants with a common denominator meet at a converted church: they are protagonists or collateral damage in the government’s deportation machine.

Rep. Budish Advocates for Retaining Top Workforce Talent in Ohio Provides testimony for STEM Tax Credit Bill

COLUMBUS— Former Speaker and Minority Leader State Rep. Armond Budish (D-Beachwood) appeared before the House Ways and Means Committee today to offer sponsor testimony on House Bill 405. H.B. 405 would offer income tax credits for Ohio residents who graduate ...

State Assists Elderly and Disabled Ohioans

Elderly and low-income disabled Ohioans will receive help accessing services that allow them to live independently. Controlling Board approved $315,000 for the Resident Services Coordinator Program.

Taylor Announces Department of Insurance to Hold Statewide

COLUMBUS – Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor announced today that the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program (OSHIIP) will hold a total of 19 “Welcome to Medicare” events across Ohio in April and May. The events ...

THE PARKER HANNIFIN CORPORATION MAKES $125,000 GIFT IN UNRESTRICTED AND SCHOLARSHIP SUPPORT TO THE OHIO FOUNDATION OF INDEPENDENT COLLEGES

The Parker Hannifin Corporation has provided a $125,000 gift to the 2013-2014 annual campaign of The Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges (OFIC).

Dominion – 19th Annual Community Impact Awards

Cleveland, Ohio (April 7, 2014) – Ralph J. Perk Plaza was awarded one of the thirteen 19th Annual Community Impact Awards from Dominion East Ohio and co-sponsor Inside Business Magazine. Each year, Dominion East Ohio and Inside Business acknowledge nonprofits ...

Rep. Budish Remembers SB 5, Remains Vigilant of Policies that Hurt Working Ohioans

Three year anniversary of Gov. Kasich signing SB 5 into law sees new challenges

Dovilla Announces Funding For Capital Projects Across Northeast Ohio

COLUMBUS—State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) applauded House passage of the capital appropriations bill, which authorizes over $30 million for community projects throughout Cuyahoga County.

CELEBRATING OHIO’S POETS AND POETRY ON OHIO POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY

Ohio has a rich history of talented poets that have shared their gifts and talents through their insightful poems. Ohio Poem in Your Pocket Day pays homage to this history by sharing their work with others, handing out pocket-sized poems ...