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From direct payments for American households to mass transit, the congressional relief package contains money for individuals and institutions affected by the coronavirus pandemic. But there’s more.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — A Franklin County judge has granted a preliminary injuction that blocks the owner of Ohio’s two nuclear power plants from collecting fees as part of HB6, the controversial bailout law at the center of a federal racketeering investigation. At a hearing Monday, Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Judge Chris Brown… Read More
(Ohio Valley ReSource) — A federal bankruptcy judge has denied a petition from former Blackjewel coal executive Jeff Hoops to liquidate the company. The decision means the reorganization of the company will continue under Chapter 11 bankruptcy as former employees, creditors and state agencies seek to recover millions owed by the company. Hoops cited “permanent… Read More
(Ohio Valley ReSource) — A report from a federal oversight agency shows that over 4,000 patients in the Ohio Valley received high amounts of opioids in 2018 through Medicaid, potentially putting hundreds at risk of addiction and overdose. The Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services focused the report on six Appalachian… Read More
COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOUB) — Athens County has now had 2,841 total cases of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic after 15 cases were confirmed Monday. The Ohio Department of Health confirmed the new cases on December 21. An analysis of ODH data indicates cases include one person aged 0-19, three people aged 20-29, three people… Read More