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Ohio House Considers State Budget: HB 166

Action expected by early May

HB 166: State Budget
House Budget Language
Governor's Proposal
LSC Analysis



Catholic Conference of Ohio Budget Backgrounders

Health and Human Services
Defend and Protect Human Life
Promote Care for Creation
Support Families Who Choose Catholic Schools

Governor DeWine Announces a Halt on State Executions

Archbishop Schnurr commends Governor for demonstrating "bold, fair and compassionate leadership"

Gov. Mike DeWine announced that he is halting executions until the state devises a new lethal injection protocol that overcomes any court challenges. He did not issue a formal stay of all executions but said “As long as the status quo remains, where we don’t have a protocol that has been found to be OK, we certainly cannot have any executions in Ohio. That would not be right, at least in my opinion.”

He directed prison officials to come up with a new protocol, which will likely face legal challenge in federal court.

Archbishop Dennis Schnurr, writing on behalf of the Catholic Bishops of Ohio, commended the Governor for this action.

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Protection of Children

 

Catholic Relief Services Lenten Program: Rice Bowl

 

 

Foster Care & Adoption in Ohio

 

Drug Awareness Program

Start Talking! is a website with resources to give parents, guardians, educators and community leaders the tools to start the conversation with Ohio’s youth about the importance of living healthy, drug-free lives.

Resource Guide: Drug Use Prevention Ohio Attorney General June 2018

 Ohio Opioid Education Alliance: Welcome to Denial, OH


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