Obamacare puts 400,000 Ohioans on Medicaid

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio’s Obamacare Medicaid expansion enrollment reached 401,307 in September according to the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s latest caseload report.

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Proposed Ohio cell phone law raises many questions

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Have you ever used your cell phone while driving in a school or construction zone? What about in the hands-free mode? That may soon be illegal in Ohio.

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New online tool predicts Ohio voucher eligibility

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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If you have children in school and want a quick way to know if they’re eligible for an Ohio voucher, your wait is over. Thanks to School Choice Ohio, a few simple clicks will give you a reliable indication which, if any, of the state’s voucher programs you child qualifies for.

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Drop, cover and hold on: Pennsylvanians participate in worldwide earthquake drill as quake concerns rise

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania  /  No Comments

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Thousands of Pennsylvanians were expected to DROP! COVER! and HOLD ON! Thursday morning as part of a global earthquake drill.

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Buzz kill? Richmond puts brewery on public tab

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  California, Local Government, News, Ohio, Virginia  /  No Comments

Terry McAuliffe, Richard F. Sliwoski

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — Thirsty for jobs and good times, the city of Richmond is vowing to build a brewery on the James River.
The estimated $36 million tab includes $5 million from Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s “Opportunity Fund.”
If approved by the City Council, most of the money will be raised with a general [...]

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Will Ohioans be taken in by Obamacare Medicaid spin?

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich is sticking to his 2013 talking points for the Obamacare expansion – will they be enough for Kasich to make the program permanent?

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