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Lackluster Results For Ohio’s Job Program

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Ohio's program to help welfare recipients get jobs shows dismal results.
10:18AM
January
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

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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.
8:30AM
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.
9:26AM
November
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

12:00AM
October
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

12:00AM
March
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.