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Ohio Gets A New Online Home

31 Aug , 2018  

Recent visitors to the State of Ohio’s website at ohio.gov – a place where even frequent visitors could sometimes get lost and have difficulty locating information they need – have discovered a pleasant surprise in recent days.

What was dated and somewhat unwieldly is now brand-new, easy to navigate, and full of great features. More…

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Nine Bills To Become Law After Governor’s Signature

13 Aug , 2018  

The office of Governor John Kasich recently announced that he has signed nine bills into law. These measures cover a wide range of matters, including community schools, public records requests, the flying of flags at state buildings, and others.

The Governor also allowed another bill to become law without his signature, and vetoed another piece of passed legislation. More…

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From Child Support To High Volume Dog Breeders: Fifteen Bills Signed Into Law

2 Jul , 2018  

This past Friday, Governor John Kasich signed fifteen bills into law which had been passed and presented by the Ohio General Assembly. A quick synopsis of each follows. More…

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Secretary Of State Husted Announces Local Office Hours

26 Jun , 2018  

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced office hours for the month of July which include a visit to north central Ohio.

A representative from the Secretary of State’s office will be available in 17 counties around Ohio next month including Ashland, Athens, Carroll, Champaign, Cuyahoga, Fayette, Franklin, Geauga, Guernsey, Highland, Hocking, Lorain, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Tuscarawas, and Van Wert Counties. More…

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Interested in Becoming a State Wildlife Officer?

18 Mar , 2018  

Applications are being accepted now through Monday, April 2, for the next wildlife officer cadet training school, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The ODNR Division of Wildlife is seeking to fill 11 state wildlife officer positions throughout Ohio. More…

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New Program To Help Former Foster Youth Achieve Independence

3 Feb , 2018  

A new program launching this week will help former foster youth more successfully transition to independence, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Child and Family Health Collaborative of Ohio announced. The voluntary program, called Bridges, extends housing and other supportive services to eligible young adults who leave foster care on or after their 18th birthday but are not yet 21. More…

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Richland County Ends 2017 With Slight Unemployment Uptick

31 Jan , 2018  

There’s little question that the local unemployment rate remained historically low in Mansfield and Richland County in 2017. According to numbers recently released by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, the County’s rate saw a slight uptick as the year ended but still ended up with a rate below the December 2016 figure.

Overall, Ohio’s unemployment rate was 4.7 percent in December 2017, down from 4.8 percent in November 2017. More…

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Ohio Controlling Board Releases Funds For Local Projects

14 Jan , 2018  

State Representative Mark Romanchuk recently announced that the Ohio Controlling Board approved the release of capital funds for various projects in the 2nd Ohio House District which comprises all of Richland County.

According to documents from the Office of Budget and Management, details of the projects are as follows: More…

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Ohio Tax Amnesty Now Available

12 Jan , 2018  

A limited time tax amnesty program is now being offered through February 15.

The Ohio Tax Amnesty is available to eligible taxpayers—individuals and businesses—with unreported or underreported tax debts. During the six-week amnesty period, taxpayers who fully pay qualifying tax delinquencies will owe no penalties and only half of the interest normally charged. More…

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Mansfield Receives First State Historic Tax Credit Awards

20 Dec , 2017  

On Tuesday morning, something happened for the first time in Richland County – local projects were awarded tax credits under the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit program.

In an announcement made at the headquarters of Downtown Mansfield, Inc. on North Main Street, officials of the Ohio Development Services Agency announced awarded $28,370,452 to projects to rehabilitate 22 historic buildings in 11 communities. The projects are expected to lead to approximately $165,386,833 in private investment. The awards include projects in three communities (Amherst, Cleveland Heights, and Mansfield) that are receiving an Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit for the first time. More…

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179th Commander Named New Ohio Assistant Adjutant General

5 Dec , 2017  

On Monday, Maj. Gen. Mark E. Bartman, Ohio adjutant general, announced that Col. James R. Camp has been named the new Ohio assistant adjutant general for Air.

In his new role, Camp will be responsible for directing Air National Guard operations and establishing policy to ensure mission readiness of more than 4,900 personnel assigned to four flying wings and six geographically separated support units. Camp will be replacing Brig. Gen. Gregory Schnulo, who retired October 1. More…

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Nominate A Great Ohioan

12 Nov , 2017  

In 2003, the Capitol Square Foundation launched the Great Ohioan Award to commemorate the significant role of Ohioans in an event or series of events of lasting significance in World, American or Ohio history. The foundation’s first honoree for this award was a group of individuals which commemorated Ohio’s role in the birth and development of aviation: the Wright Brothers, John Glenn and Neil Armstrong. More…

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