State officials say the unemployment rate in the Columbus area fell four tenths of a point from September to 6.1 percent last month.
Statistics show the Ohio welfare rolls increased in October for the first time since the state began enforcing tougher job and work-training requirements.
State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate was 7.5 percent in October, an increase of a tenth of a point from September and two tenths of a point from August.
A report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows Ohio has not always met its requirements for annual, unannounced inspections of day care centers and could conduct more comprehensive background checks on employees.
Ohio's unemployment rate has increased slightly.
The U.S. House has voted 217-210 to cut nearly 4 billion dollars a year from the food stamp, or SNAP, program that is used by more than 1 in 7 Americans in the wake of the Great Recession.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says Columbus had the state's lowest unemployment rate among major metropolitan areas last month at 6.3 percent.
Ohio's unemployment rate held steady in July at 7.2 percent, matching what it was at this time a year ago.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says unemployment rates in several central Ohio counties rose last month.
Ohio's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 7 percent for the month of May.
Nine central Ohio residents are accused of stealing from the state's unemployment fund.
Two Republican State Senators want the state to take advantage of a federal program that they say would help employ more Ohioans.
Ohio's unemployment rate for February was 7 percent, unchanged from January.
The Labor Department says Ohio is one of 25 states that saw their unemployment rates increase in January from December.
A new state report says the Columbus economy is the strongest in Ohio.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has issued the first of what promises to be a series of quarterly reports on the growth of fracking.
State officials say 67 of Ohio's 88 counties had higher unemployment rates in December.
The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is merging 13 offices, including some in Central Ohio, in order to save 2-million dollars a year.
Ohio is prepared to move forward with certain Medicaid contracts after an appellate court ruled in the state's favor in a lawsuit that had blocked officials from signing the agreements.
For the second straight year, Ohio Governor John Kasich has authorized an additional 1-million dollar appropriation for the Ohio Association of Foodbanks to meet a growing demand.