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Advocates for Ohio's Future

Friday September 28, 2018

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Advocates for Ohio's Future News Highlights


Voter Registration Deadline: OCTOBER 9, 2018

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Bills Introduced


  • HB 734 (LaTourette, Lipps) Breakfast programs at public schools
  • SB 330 (Schiavoni) Include mental health education in school curriculum

State Elections


Older Adults and Aging


  • Dayton Daily News: More Ohioans required to report suspected elder abuse
    • "Beginning Saturday, mandatory reporters will include many more individuals in the financial services, legal and medical professions, including pharmacists, dialysis technicians, firefighters, first responders, building inspectors, CPAs, real estate agents, bank employees, financial planners and notary publics"

Education


Mental Health and Addiction


Homelessness and Housing


Health


Jobs, Economy, Wages and Workforce Development


  • Health Policy Institute of Ohio (HPIO) Report: What works to increase self-sufficient employment
    • 3 Key Findings for Policymakers
      • Many Ohioans are not prepared for self-sufficient employment because they lack postsecondary credentials, as well as the financial resources and/or family and community support to attain them
      • Most of the jobs with the highest number of openings in Ohio do not pay self-sufficient wages or offer health insurance benefits
      • There are evidence-based policies that state policymakers can act on to prepare more Ohioans for self-sufficient employment

Children and Families



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