Category: Ohio Government

SOS LAROSE BEGINS UNPRECEDENTED EFFORT TO SEND VOTER REGISTRATION FORMS TO NON-RESPONSIVE “LAST CHANCE” ADDRESSES

COLUMBUS – Today, Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose began the process to send voter registration forms to addresses which did not respond to “last chance” postcards sent by their local county Board of Election. This morning, the Elections Division…

Watch online! Ohio 34th Annual MLK Commemorative Celebration

The Ohio Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission presented awards in categories for Ohioans’ efforts to keep Dr. King’s dream alive and advance his philosophy of nonviolent social change. Awards were presented as part of the annual commemorative celebration held…

101 vehicles and miscellaneous items up for bid at February 2 State auction

A 2012 Harley Davidson FXDC Dyna Super Glide Custom motorcycle is among 101 vehicles up for bid at the next surplus vehicle auction Saturday, February 2. The auction also will include a 2013 Ford E350 cargo van w/ liftgate, 2008 Dodge…

Inclusion is the key to DeWine’s cabinet picks

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s cabinet may be one of the most diverse  in Ohio history. He has nominated 13 women and 5 African Americans to cabinet positions.  Cabinet agency leaders are in charge of multi-million dollar budgets and thousands of…

Sykes Named To National Fellowship On Maternal and Child Health

Lawmaker looks to strengthen Ohio families by bringing together state experts DENVER— The National Council of State Legislatures (NCSL) recently named state Rep. Emilia Strong Sykes (D-Akron) to its inaugural Maternal and Child Health Fellowship program. Sykes joins 24 other…

Governor John R. Kasich appoints two Black women to serve as judges

Stephanie Mingo Miles of New Albany (Franklin Co.) was appointed to serve as a judge on the Franklin County Municipal Court, Environmental Division.  Miles will assume office on January 10, 2019, and must run in the November 2019 election to…