Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Lackluster Results For Ohio’s Job Program
A report shows that Ohio’s new effort to find jobs for welfare recipients has fallen short.
The $66 million effort launched six months ago has so far come up with work for 257 Ohioans, and three-quarters are earning $10 or less. Of that number, just five were still employed after 90 days.
Half of the state’s 20 regional workforce boards trying to make placements have found no one a job according to the Jan. 24 report by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services.
The Ohio Works Incentive Program was intended to help people get from welfare to work, but state officials acknowledge that initial results are underwhelming.