The Ohio Poverty Law Center and the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel (OCC) filed joint comments with the PUCO urging the PUCO to assert jurisdiction over utility… Read More »Joint Comments Filed with the PUCO by OPLC and the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel
As we begin the new 2015-2016 legislative session, the Ohio House has new leadership, with a larger majority of Republicans, the Senate has the same… Read More »What Will Happen to Ohio’s Safety Net Programs?
In a previous post, I suggested that the Ohio Supreme Court may or may not decide the future of payday lending in Ohio. On Thursday,… Read More »The Future of Payday Lending in Ohio – Take 2
Last July we told you about House Bill 2 – the bill that as originally proposed would have required every unemployed Ohio worker seeking unemployment… Read More »We Thought We Had Resolved Electronic Access to Unemployment Compensation, But…
On December 10, Ohio legal aid advocates, represented by Julie Robie from the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, participated in an oral argument before the… Read More »Ohio Supreme Court Will Decide the Future of Payday Lending in Ohio – Or Not
Recently, Ohio residential consumer advocates were invited by the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO to file comments of on the rules governing the connection,… Read More »Consumer Advocates Offer Recommendations to PUCO Rules
August 28, 2013: the Ohio Poverty Law Center releases fact sheets showing why Medicaid expansion is a win-win for Ohio For Immediate Release: August 28, 2013 Facts show… Read More »Medicaid expansion is a win-win for Ohio
The Ohio General Assembly has passed new unemployment compensation legislation, House Bill 2 (HB 2), and Governor Kasich signed HB 2 on July 11, 2013. It becomes law 90 days… Read More »Advocates Improve Unemployment Compensation Bill for Ohio Workers