Happy March 1 birthdays!
Twenty-four counties were born on March 1, the most of any day.
James Kennedy joins CCAO Policy Team
CCAO provides overview of Governor's budget proposal
Key Association priorities receive attention, including restoration of the Local Government Fund, additional funding for county jail construction and renovation, maintaining full funding of
CCAO Applauds Governor DeWine's Executive Budget and Continued Support for County Government
Former CCAO members to serve in prominent roles in Ohio House
Two CCAO formers will serve on the chamber leadership team, eight will serve as either committee chair or committee vice chair.
Lame Duck Bill Overview: House Bill 45
House Bill 45 passed the General Assembly yesterday with several provisions beneficial to counties.
Unofficial Election Results
Ohio counties eligible for Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Funds
Fifty-two Ohio counties are eligible for funds; deadline to apply is January 31, 2023.
Information about Appalachian Community Grant Program now available
DeWine-Husted Administration releases information regarding the Appalachian Community Grant Program; grant applications open November 2.
Seven Ohio County Officials visited the White House for Communities in Action: Building a Better Ohio
Seven county officials from Ohio traveled to the White House to participate in Communities in Action: Building A Better Ohio on September 7. The event highlighted how recently passed federal legislation is affecting the state and local communities.
OneOhio direct payments approved uses reminder
As the first direct payment to local governments from the Distributor Opiate Settlement has been distributed, CCAO is reminding members of the approved uses for settlement dollars.
CCAO applauds historic investment in Appalachian Ohio, primary election funding
The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) commends and sincerely thanks the members of the Ohio General Assembly for their support of House Bill 377, which among other provisions, enacts Governor DeWine’s historic proposal for investing in Appalachian Ohioan provides funding to counties for the August 2nd primary election.
State capital appropriations bill continues strong support for county jails
The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) deeply appreciates the inclusion of $50 million for county jail facilities in the state capital appropriations substitute bill released today.
Mitigation of Cyber and Driving Risks
Written by Frank Hatfield, CORSA Risk Manager
Strengthening Ohio’s Childhood Literacy
Presses roll on 2022 Roster
Home Grown – How agriculture shapes Commissioner Champ Henson’s outlook on community, public service
Pickaway County Commissioner Harold “Champ” Henson has an interesting story to tell. Many know of Henson’s accomplishments as a star fullback at The Ohio State University in the 1970s, later going on to play for Paul Brown with the Cincinnati Bengals.
US Treasury releases final ARPA rule
2022 Holiday Schedule Released
CCAO Dedicates Interactive Display About Counties and the State Partnership to the Ohio Statehouse
The County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) unveiled and dedicated a vibrant, interactive display about counties and the vital state-county partnership to the Ohio Statehouse Map Room on Dec 8, 2021.
CCAO publishes 2021 Annual Report, celebrates a year of achievements
The year 2021 has been a year of great progress for CCAO and its members, with a long list of achievements that we’re proud to share in this annual report.
Governor DeWine to address CCAO/CEAO Winter Conference
Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Gov. Jon Husted, House Speaker Bob Cupp, and Senate President Matt Huffman will be address events throughout the conference.
CCAO Supports Proposed Opioid Litigation Settlement
CCAO President and Licking County Commissioner Tim Bubb provides statement.