Ohio Businesses Could Get Incentives to Hire, Train Students

Business groups praised the passage of a bill they say makes it easier for Ohio employers to train and hire student workers.

The legislation, if signed by Gov. Mike DeWine, establishes the Student Pathways to Career Success Grant Program, which would give businesses financial incentives and creates a two-year pilot program that would allow a workers’ compensation premium discount to an employer with a work-based learning experience for students.

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Ohio Special Congressional Election Inspires Increased Spending with Low Voter Turnout Expected

Various outside groups and campaigns have spent millions to project their supported candidate in the Ohio 15th Congressional District special election, but many signs point to rather low voter turnout in the approaching August 3 primary.

According to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, approximately 3,900 people had voted early or returned absentee ballots through Friday with only one week left to cast an early ballot.

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