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Lackluster Results For Ohio’s Job Program

Ohio's program to help welfare recipients get jobs shows dismal results.
30, 2014

A report shows that Ohio’s new effort to find jobs for welfare recipients has fallen short.

Advocates For Poor Push Back Against Welfare Drug Test Bill

Sen. Tim Schaeffer (Rep.) from Lancaster wants to create a pilot program that would implement a drug screening for applicants of the state’s welfare program.
August 30, 2013

Advocates for poor Ohioans say they’re unfairly targeted by a proposal to require applicants to Ohio’s welfare program to pass drug tests.

Ohio Ends Plan To Collect Old Welfare Overpayments

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State will not go after decades-old welfare overpayments.
25, 2011

Ohio has decided to kill its plan to collect welfare overpayments dating back to as far as 1985.

Computer Glitch Risk’s Children’s Safety

15, 2007

Computer systems experts today are working with county children’s services agencies to eliminate glitches in a critical data-sharing program. At stake: the safety of thousands of abused or neglected children.

Despite pinch social welfare groups ask for more money

1, 2007

Ohio’s upcoming two-year state budget is being described as “tight” by Republicans and Democrats alike. But that’s not stopping advocates for social welfare programs from asking legislators for more government dollars.