New federal resources have been awarded to a fire department in Geauga County. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that the Russell Fire Department in Novelty has been awarded resources for operations and safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program. click here for the rest of the story
Ohio will forgo $13 billion in federal aid over the next seven years that would have paid to provide health care to thousands of uninsured Ohioans under a budget plan House GOP leaders will unveil Tuesday, The Dispatchhas learned.
Facing immense pressure from tea-party-affiliated groups, Republican leaders will strip Gov. John Kasich’s proposed Medicaid expansion to cover 275,000 adults without health insurance, with the entire cost paid by the federal government under Obamacare for three years. It also would have saved Ohio taxpayers $400 million over the next two years.
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