Ohio Lawmakers Pass Bill Revising Ohio’s Unemployment Compensation System to Stop Fraud

Ohio lawmakers gave final approval Thursday, on a Republican-backed bill that aims to cut down on unemployment fraud by revising and updating the state’s unemployment compensation system.

Senate Bill (SB) 302, sponsored by State Senators Bill Reineke (R-Tiffin) and Bob Hackett (R-London), looks to tighten the rules for verifying the identity of applicants for unemployment benefits in the state.

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Pending Senate Bill Would Amend Ohio Constitution to Require Supermajority Vote to Raise Income Taxes

A bill that is pending in the State Senate Ways and Means Committee would make it more difficult for the Ohio General Assembly to raise taxpayers’ income taxes.

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