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House Commerce and Labor Committee holds informal hearings for HB435.

The Future Of The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Exemptions Bill Is Unclear


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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — The legislation, HB435, would allow students and employees in the public and private sector to opt out of the shot if they don’t want it by creating broad exemptions that could be claimed by anyone. But legislators say it’s important to tackle the subject with accurate information. Lawmakers, mostly… Read More

A healthcare worker prepares doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccination clinic at a high school in Los Angeles in August.

Pfizer Officially Asks The FDA To Authorize Its COVID Vaccine For Kids Aged 5-11

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Updated October 7, 2021 at 9:27 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Pfizer and BioNTech are officially asking the Biden administration to authorize the use of their COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Pfizer tweeted on Thursday that the companies had submitted their formal request for Emergency Use Authorization of the vaccine to… Read More

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Pump House Center for the Arts Spotlights Art of David Pepper: ‘Dreams From Ohio’

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WOUB Digital · Pump House Center for the Arts Spotlights Art of David Pepper: ‘Dreams From Ohio’ Many people know David Pepper as a politician or perhaps as the author of the Jack Sharpe political thriller series. However, much to Pepper’s surprise, an increasing number of people are coming to recognize the former Chairman of… Read More

Ross McGregor, Ohio Manufacturers' Association, testifies against HB435

A House Committee Will Hear Up To 14 Hours Of Testimony On Vaccine Exemptions

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Ohio lawmakers are preparing for two days of testimony on a bill, HB435, that creates exemptions in state law for people who don’t want to comply with COVID-19 vaccine mandates. The bill would allow students and employees in the public and private sector to claim COVID-19 vaccine mandate exemptions,… Read More

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WOUB Provides National Hispanic Heritage Month Podcast Opportunity for OU Student Ethan Sargeant

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WOUB Digital · WOUB Provides National Hispanic Heritage Month Podcast Opportunity for OU Student Ethan Sargeant Earlier this year, Ohio University E.W. Scripps School of Journalism and Honors Tutorial College sophomore Ethan Sargeant was challenged by his Honors Tutorial College advisor, WOUB’s Student Professional Development and Production Services Director Michael Rodriguez, to craft a podcast… Read More