Mental health is rising to the forefront in Ohio. After persistent battles with statewide drug addiction, rippling consequences from the Covid-19 pandemic and a lack of mental health workforce, state leaders are prioritizing the issue with an $85 million investment.
COLUMBUS - Recently, the second round of Ohio Brownfield Remediation Program grants were released by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor John Husted. State Representative Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton) announced that Stark County is once again included. The county is set to receive $1,298,584 for the Weber Dental Remediation and Demolition project.
COLUMBUS - The beautiful state of Ohio was admired by many in 2021 in the midst of a successful “Ohio. Find It Here” campaign. TourismOhio reported the year as second-best for the industry, 2019 recorded as the first.
COLUMBUS - The Ohio House of Representatives had its last voting session before summer break, announced State Representative Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton).
COLUMBUS - Ohio is helping families to their feet by temporarily waiving the copays for publicly funded childcare. The Department of Jobs and Family Services is putting up $50 million to fund the initiative.
COLUMBUS -The Ohio House of Representatives has approved the state’s two-year construction budget, a $3.5 billion plan that funds a variety of educational, recreational and public safety needs throughout the state.
COLUMBUS - Wednesday, May 18, the Ohio House of Representatives approved House Bill 377 to allocate the second phase of American Rescue Plan funding to Ohio’s non-entitlement units of local government.
Columbus - Recently, the Ohio Wildlife Council announced the 2022-23 dates for the state’s various hunting seasons.
COLUMBUS - For over a decade now, Ohio has been in search of a solution to the deadly drug use that has run rampant since the early 2000s. While offices across state government have implemented different solutions, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office is taking a proactive approach in regard to Ohio’s young students. The office recently announced $2.66 million in grant funding for local law enforcement agencies to provide drug use prevention programming to schools during the 2022-23 academic year.
COLUMBUS — Funds totaling over $1.3 million were approved by the State Controlling Board on Monday for various Stark State College of Technology projects, announced State Representative Scott Oelslager (R-North Canton).