Former Ohio Department of Public Safety community engagement director Omar Alomari’s lawsuit against the state remains tangled up in federal court with no resolution in sight nearly three years after Alomari alleged he was unfairly fired.
Two public school districts in Licking County are exploring consolidation of some services and staff in order to cut costs and forestall budget crises that loom despite increasing tax revenues and state funding.
Cuyahoga Falls City Council has been warned by the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), an evangelical atheist group, to end its long-standing practice of starting public meetings with an invocation.
Allegations that Cincinnatians for Jobs Now (CJN), a labor-backed nonprofit, violated state campaign finance laws while promoting union-friendly candidates last year are being reviewed by the Ohio Elections Commission.
Centerville Classroom Teachers Association members ratified a tentative agreement last week that could extend generous benefits to the Ohio Education Association (OEA) local through June 30, 2017.
Last year Ohio Republicans received $165,450 from International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 18, whose campaign against Right to Work has demonized workplace freedom as poisonous and communist.
Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost recently published a report detailing two separate cases of theft in office his investigators uncovered in a 2010-2012 audit for the Village of Rutland, in Meigs County.
Efforts to repeal or modify “green” electricity mandates Ohio enacted in 2008 face fierce opposition from renewable energy lobbyists and environmentalist groups, who claim the state restrictions save Ohioans money.
Three of the Ohio Democratic Party’s (ODP) six directors are former employees of union front group We Are Ohio, whose current spokeswoman is a former ODP employee.
Sardinia resident Heather Cook recently pled guilty to felony food stamp fraud charges resulting from an investigation by the Highland County Sheriff and Highland County Department of Job and Family Services, the latest in a string of similar cases across Ohio.