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House Republicans Pitch First Responder Bonuses, Health Care Workers Not Included

Ohio Capital Journal Ohio Capital Journal House Republicans Pitch First Responder Bonuses, Health Care Workers Not Included

By Jake Zuckerman Ohio House Republicans announced Wednesday a proposal pay $1,000 bonuses to police, firefighters, and EMS workers. Relief dollars from the American Rescue Plan, President Joe Biden’s signature COVID-19 economic relief package, would pay for the checks. The plan at large would cost about $83 million, the sponsors said. Rep. Craig Riedel, R-Defiance, said […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vax-a-Million Winners, Airbnb Party Ban, & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vax-a-Million Winners, Airbnb Party Ban, & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 65 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, May 27. As of Thursday, 90,710 total cases and 1,088 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 99 cases were […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Children 12-15, Plus New CDC Guidelines

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vaccine Eligibility Expands to Children 12-15, Plus New CDC Guidelines

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 122 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Thursday, May 13. As of Thursday, 89,695 total cases and 1,073 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 173 cases were […]

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Columbus Selected to Develop Resident Financial Counseling as Free Public Service

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Selected to Develop Resident Financial Counseling as Free Public Service

The City of Columbus has been selected to receive over two years of funding and technical support to develop and launch free financial empowerment programming for Columbus residents. Columbus will receive support from the national Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund to implement a plan for investing in free, one-on-one, professional financial counseling as a public […]

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Columbus Foundation Distributes $1.3M to Nonprofits Assisting Local Residents

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Distributes $1.3M to Nonprofits Assisting Local Residents

The Columbus Foundation has announced it is distributing $1,375,000 from its Gifts of Kindness Fund to 18 partner nonprofit organizations to help local residents in need. The funding will help cover rent, mortgage, transportation and utility expenses for individuals and families who are still struggling economically from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The Gifts of Kindness […]

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Coronavirus Update: Vaccination Phase 1C & Phase 2, Rental Assistance, & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Vaccination Phase 1C & Phase 2, Rental Assistance, & More

Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 120 cases of COVID-19 were reported for Wednesday, March 3. As of Thursday, March 4, 79,807 total cases and 958 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in Columbus and Worthington. In Franklin County at large, 190 […]

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Coronavirus Update: Utility & Business Assistance, Travel Advisory & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Utility & Business Assistance, Travel Advisory & More

Editor’s Note: 11/25/2020 8 p.m.: This article has been updated to include information from the latest travel advisory. Keep up with regular news updates regarding Columbus and Ohio’s response to COVID-19 here. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — In Columbus, 534 cases of COVID-19 were reported on Tuesday, Nov. 24. And as of Wednesday, Nov. 25, 38,013 total […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION