Each day around 2 p.m., Ohioans have been fortunate to receive updates from Governor DeWine, Dr. Amy Acton, Director of the Ohio Department of Health, and many other leaders in Ohio regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.   These daily briefings can be watched live on the Ohio Channel, Ohio Public TV (PBS stations), and other Columbus-based outlets. Additionally, www.Coronavirus.Ohio.Gov and…

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Due to the current Coronavirus crisis, Ohio’s primary election was postponed from its original date of Tuesday, March 17. The new primary election date, set by Secretary of State Frank LaRose, is expected to be Tuesday, June 2. For now, voters can continue casting mail-in ballots or cast a ballot in person on the new…

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With 50 confirmed coronavirus cases as of March 26, the state of Ohio has enacted a variety of prevention tactics and response plans to combat the spread of the illness. On March 9, Governor DeWine declared a state of emergency to allow state departments and agencies to respond appropriately to the pandemic. This early decision highlighted…

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In light of Governor DeWine’s Executive Order on mass gatherings and the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regarding social distancing, Impact Ohio will be postponing the March 23 Post Primary Election Conference.  We hope to reschedule this event. Refunds will be issued for all registration fees paid for the March 23 event.…

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We are excited to announce the first panel of the day at the 2020 Impact Ohio Post Primary Election Conference. The conference will take place on Monday, March 23 from 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at The Athletic Club of Columbus. “Election 2020: A Look at National Politics” will take place from 12:10 p.m.-1:10 p.m. During this…

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We are excited to announce the second panel of the day at the 2020 Impact Ohio Post Primary Election Conference.  The conference will take place on Monday, March 23 from 11:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at The Athletic Club of Columbus. “Election 2020: A Look at Ohio Politics” will take place from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. During this…

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On Wednesday, February 12, 2020, Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted attended and spoke at the 12th annual Choose Ohio First Scholar Showcase.  Lt. Governor Husted created the Choose Ohio First Scholarship in 2008 while he was Speaker of the Ohio House for students pursuing higher education in the science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEMM) fields. …

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Ohio has not exercised its legal right to capital punishment in nearly 19 months, sparking a statewide conversation about the necessity of the death penalty. In early 2019, a federal judge ruled unconstitutional the three drug combination used to carry out executions in Ohio. Witnesses testified that the lethal injection drugs evoked a painful drowning…

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