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Ohio Benefit Bank
Ohio Benefit Bank connects people with community resources, so they can help themselves. Ohio Benefit Bank offers a user-friendly question and answer session that helps direct people to the services they want and a statewide resource directory that contains thousands of government and community agencies in Ohio.

This site by the Ohio State University Extension has links to a variety of subjects by category, such as farm, food, home, and yard and garden, focusing on Ohio. There are also fact sheets and bulletins.  It's also possible to search the site.

Ohio Dept of Commerce Division of Industrial Compliance Board of Building Standards 
Find information on Ohio building codes, as well as a link to the codes online from this portal.  

Ohio Division of Unclaimed Funds 
Search for unclaimed funds in Ohio and other states. Provides printable forms.

Ohio General Assembly
Looking for legislation from the current session of the General Assembly? Need information on your Senator or Representative? Use the boxes provided above. For legislation from the 122nd, 123rd, 124th, 125th, 126th, 127th, or 128th General Assemblies, see Search for Legislative Information. Otherwise, select an option from the menu to learn more about Ohio's General Assembly.

Ohio Housing Locator 
This site allows one to search for rental housing in Ohio, using a variety of criteria, and also provides links to other housing related resources.  

State Agency Databases 
Organized by state, this wiki provides links to publicly accessible state agency databases.

State and Local Government on the Net 
Provides easy access to a wide range of government information at the state and local level. 

State of Ohio 
The state's home page provides a wealth of information on Ohio government services for residents, businesses, state employees and visitors.

Treasurer's Transparency Project 
This information is provided by the Treasurer of the State of Ohio, and and it includes salaries of various governmental officials and teachers, sometimes for several years.

The YourGOV site is a project of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County's Government Documents Dept., connecting you to local and federal government information, as well as local schools and libraries.