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Ohio authorities say they have seized $2 million in unpaid child support from jackpot winners at the state's casinos and racinos in the past 11 months. 

Central Ohio's unemployment rate for June is 4.2 percent, an increase of two-tenths of a point from May.

The state plans to offer help to victims of human trafficking faster, including drug treatment programs and shelter options. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for June is 5.2 percent, unchanged from the previous two months.

Newly released data shows Ohio's unemployment rate for May is 5.2 percent, unchanged from April.

Central Ohio's unemployment rate for April is 3.8 percent, down six-tenths of a point from March.

Ohio's unemployment rate rose by a tenth of a point in April to 5.2 percent after holding steady for the previous three months.

Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in February, unchanged from the previous two months.

Ohio's unemployment rate was 5.1 percent in January, matching the revised rate for December.

State officials say central Ohio’s unemployment rate held steady at 3.7 percent in December, a 13-year low.

Ohio's Jobless Rate Declined In November

Dec 19, 2014

Ohio’s unemployment rate for November is 5 percent, down three-tenths of a point from October.

Ohio's unemployment rate for October is 5.3 percent, down by three-tenths of a point from September.

Differing Explanations For Drop In Welfare Assistance

Oct 13, 2014

The state’s cash welfare program has sent out half as many checks to Ohio families than it did three and a half years ago.

The state has created a new website aimed at helping Ohioans with disabilities find jobs and work-related resources. 

Ohio's unemployment rate for August is 5.7 percent, unchanged from July. 

Legal advocates for the poor have filed a civil rights complaint with the federal government over Ohio's move to waive work requirements for food stamp beneficiaries in certain counties while enforcing them in most.

Ohio's Unemployment Rate Rises

Aug 15, 2014

Ohio's unemployment rate for July rose slightly from the previous month.

Ohio's Jobless Rate Steady

Jul 18, 2014

Ohio's unemployment rate for June was 5.5 percent, unchanged from the previous month.

The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded a government services firm 1.3 million dollars after the state canceled its contract with 99 percent of the work completed.

The state says it's delaying the enforcement of new regulations that require Ohioans to do more to get unemployment insurance benefits. 

New Rules For Unemployment Insurance Beneficiaries

Jun 10, 2014

There are some new rules Ohioans must follow in order to receive their unemployment insurance benefits.

Central Ohio's unemployment rate is now at a seven-year low.

State Releases April Jobless Figures

May 16, 2014

Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped to the lowest level in more than six years.

The state has launched a website designed to make it easier to report cases of suspected fraud in Medicaid, food assistance programs and other social services. 

State Unemployment Rate Hits Six Year Low

Apr 18, 2014

Ohio's unemployment rate dropped by four-tenths of a percent in March to the lowest level in six years.

State Releases February Jobless Numbers

Mar 21, 2014
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The state’s unemployment rate dropped in the last month, and is now below the national average. But not everyone is looking at jobs numbers in the same way. 

State Jobless Rate Falls

Mar 7, 2014

Ohio's official unemployment rate fell by 3-tenths of a point in January to 6.9 percent.

New Rules Force Thousands Off Of Food Stamps

Jan 24, 2014

More than 10 thousand low-income Ohioans lost their food stamp benefits this month as the state began enforcing work requirements that were waived in recent years.

Ohio's Jobless Rate Declines

Jan 24, 2014

Ohio's official unemployment rate is now 7.2 percent.

The jobless rate in central Ohio was 6.1 percent last month, unchanged from October.

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