For the hungry in some Columbus neighborhoods, emergency food supplies will be only a text away. The city will spend $135,000 to help to create a mobile scheduling program for selected food pantries.
The opening of casinos in Ohio brought fears of an increase in compulsive gambling. So state law requires casinos to post problem gambling help lines in ads and in the casino. The law also includes list of problem gamblers who are banned from casinos. The list is voluntary and enforcement has holes.