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Public Policy Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Tuesday June 06, 2023 ( 4 items )  

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: U.S. Conference of Mayors Approves Resolution Supporting the Prohibition of All Flavored Tobacco Products
WASHINGTON, June 6 (TNStalk) -- The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids issued the following statement on June 5, 2023, by John Bowman, executive vice president for U.S. programs: * * * At their annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio, the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors today approved a resolution that supports prohibiting all flavored tobacco products, including flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. This resolution underscores the strong, broad support across the country fo  more

Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve Elected New President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, Policy Agenda Adopted for the Year Ahead
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 6 (TNSgov) -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors issued the following news release on June 5, 2023: Today, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) voted to elect a new leadership team and approved a slate of policy resolutions that will serve as the official platform of the organization and guide its advocacy agenda for the year ahead. The business meeting marked the close of the 91st Annual Meeting of the USCM, with more than 300 mayors from across America gathering here in Columb  more

The Buckeye Institute Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Protect Property Owners From Government Extortion
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 6 (TNSgov) -- The Buckeye Institute, an independent research and educational institution that says its mission is to advance free-market public policy, issued the following news release on June 5, 2023: On Monday, The Buckeye Institute filed an amicus brief in Sheetz v. County of El Dorado, calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the rights of property owners from the government's attempt to extort payments from its citizens to build roads in the county in return for g  more

U.S. Conference of Mayors Condemns Undermining of City Authority by State Preemption Laws
COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 6 (TNSgov) -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors issued the following news release on June 5, 2023: In response to the growing trend by state legislatures to punish municipalities through a plethora of state preemption laws, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (UCSM) today passed a resolution condemning laws that infringe on the rights of cities and jeopardize public safety, vowing to fight back against these politically motivated attacks. The resolution was introduced at the 91st An  more