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Schiavoni rallies with Delaware County Dems

Delaware County was a stop this week on the campaign trail for one of the five Democrats trying to become Ohio’s next governor. “As I travel the state, it’s reassuring when I see good crowds like this of people that are really excited about this election,” said State Sen. Joe Schiavoni, D-Boardman, the keynote speaker […]

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Joe Schiavoni: A young face entering the gubernatorial race

Ohio gubernatorial candidate Joe Schiavoni is shaking up the campaign for governor in the coming year with platforms that look to benefit student resources and those affected by the opioid epidemic — both timely and prominent issues facing the state. A Democrat from Youngstown, Ohio, Schiavoni currently serves as the Ohio Senate Minority leader. A […]

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Ohio legislators seek to increase internet access with new bill

About 2.5 million Ohioans currently lack broadband access in their homes, but recently-introduced bipartisan legislation seeks to change that. The legislation, House Bill 378 and Senate Bill 199, will allow up to $50 million in grants per year for businesses, co-ops, non-profits or political subdivisions to “build broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas,” a press release by the Ohio […]

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Ohio Senate bill aims to increase broadband across state

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A bipartisan proposed bill in the Ohio Senate would make $100 million available to expand broadband into communities without high-speed internet access. About 300,000 rural Ohio households and 88,500 businesses lack broadband – getting online through slower dial-up or satellite service. They visit public libraries and work on their mobile devices if […]

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