An Ohio factory owner proclaims she has blue-collar jobs available at her company, but can’t seem to fill positions because so many candidates fail drug tests. As a small business owner, she cannot take the chance to have anyone impaired running that crane, or working 40 feet in the air. Four out of 10 applicants otherwise qualified to be welders, machinists and crane operators will fail a routine drug test.
The so-called “Graham-Cassidy” health care reform bill that has been described by Fox News as “potentially dead on arrival” in Congress because of Republican opposition doesn’t have a local Democrat’s support either.
93rd District State Representative Norine Hammond was recently presented the “Voice of Senior Care Award”.
The 708 Board of Mental Health met this afternoon to approve their tax levy for their first year of funding.
Monmouth College has finally named a new Dean of Students. Laura Hutchinson is the woman chosen and she brings with her over a quarter century of student life experience with her.