Unemployment Benefits Lawmakers Put Unemployment Reform Bill On Hold By Ohio Public Radio • Feb 24, 2016 ohiohousegop.blogspot.com A controversial bill that would cut unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio is temporarily on hold. Jobless Claims Last Year Hit 42 Year Low By Jim Letizia • Jan 14, 2016 State officials say the number of claims for unemployment insurance benefits last year were the lowest since 1973. Critics Of Unemployment Reform Plan Say It Limits Benefits By Ohio Public Radio • Jan 11, 2016 Andy Chow / Ohio Public Radio One of the more controversial issues at the Statehouse these days is how to deal with unemployment insurance benefits. Ohio Delays New Requirements For Jobless Benefits By Associated Press • Jun 25, 2014 The state says it's delaying the enforcement of new regulations that require Ohioans to do more to get unemployment insurance benefits. Jobless Rate Falls As Benefits Reduced By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 30, 2012 The Labor Department says the number of claims for unemployment insurance benefits in Ohio fell last week by nearly 14-hundred.