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Ohio Inspector General Says Agency Violated Purchasing Policies

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s government contracting agency lacks rules for ensuring equal and fair competitive bidding by outside IT vendors, the state watchdog said in a report issued Monday. Inspector General Randall Meyer found the Department of Administrative Services’ contract process for information technology threatens the “fair, open, and honest market place” for businesses…. Read More

Columbus Joins List Cities Suing Drugmakers Over Opioids

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio’s largest city is joining cities and counties around the state and country by filing its own lawsuit against prescription drugmakers and distributors. The lawsuit filed by Columbus in federal court Friday names the three major drug distributors including suburban Columbus-based Cardinal Health and five drug manufacturers. Columbus city attorney Richard… Read More