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Below is an archive of all news and announcements released by the Office of the Ohio Public Defender. Please see our home page for our most recent news releases.

Memo From The Ohio Public Defender Commission Regarding Indigent Defense Budget

The Ohio Public Defender Commission and the Office of the Ohio Public Defender (OPD) are excited to announce that Governor DeWine and the Ohio General Assembly have allocated $59,020,000 additional dollars in the State Budget to reimburse counties for indigent defense costs for Fiscal Year 2020 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) and $95,000,000 for Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021) Click here to read the memo from the OPD Commission on this significant increase to indigent defense funding. 



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