Category: Ohio Government

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 Ram 2500 Quad Cab ST 4X4 utility bed truck and a variety of other trucks,…

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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 state employees. Ronald C. Todd has been named to serve as the Governor’s Minority Affairs…

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 lawmakers and health policy experts from across the country who will work together to improve…

Ohio cuts income tax withholding rates

Ohio cuts income tax withholding rates Beginning January 1, 2019, millions of Ohioans will be getting a bit more money in their paychecks. At the direction of Governor John R. Kasich, Tax Commissioner Joe Testa said today that Ohio will be reducing withholding rates used by employers to calculate required payroll deductions for the state…

Queen City Champion

Queen City Champion By Christopher Scott Alicia Reece – fierce, champion, dedication; these are just a few of the words that can be used to describe Representative Reece. The representative of the “fighting 33rd district of Ohio,” previously served as President of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus and as Vice Mayor on Cincinnati City Council, chairing…

Great Ohioan Award nominations due Dec. 1

Great Ohioan Award nominations due Dec. 1 The Award commemorates the significant role of Ohioans in an event or series of events of lasting significance in world. In 2003, the Capitol Square Foundation (CSF) launched the Great Ohioan Award to commemorate the significant role of Ohioans in an event or series of events of lasting…