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Sessions the right choice

By: Mike DeWine If the November election of Donald Trump taught us anything, it’s that the American people are fed up with partisan politics. They just want results. Yet, the recent barrage of baseless attacks against U.S. Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions is exactly the kind of hyper-partisanship out of Washington that Americans have soundlyRead More

Top state concerns

Economy, Drug Epidemic Top State Concerns November 14, 2016- Cincinnati Enquirer By: Mike DeWine The deeply divisive presidential campaign has commanded our attention for nearly two years. I traveled extensively across our state during this time, talking with countless Ohioans. Some key themes emerge that reflect the mood of families and workers — areas thatRead More

The Book of George Voinovich

June 15, 2016- Cleveland Plain Dealer By: Phillip Morris Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine was recalling George Voinovich’s handling of the deadly 1993 Lucasville prison riot, when a woman shyly approached him Monday afternoon at a downtown Cleveland coffee shop. “Mr. DeWine, excuse me. I just wanted to thank you for the work you do onRead More

DeWine tells Business Leaders He’s Fighting Obama Administration Regulations

March 29, 2016- The Lima News By: Greg Sowinski LIMA — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine told members of the local National Federation of Independent Business on Tuesday fighting the Obama administration is one of his full-time jobs. “The Obama administration is taking a law and stretching it much beyond what Bill Clinton did,” DeWineRead More

AG DeWine’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit Leads Nation

March 18, 2016 The Jackson County Times-Journal COLUMBUS— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that Ohio’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit ranks first in the nation for the number of convictions secured in fiscal year 2015, according to a statistical summary of Medicaid fraud control units in all 50 states. A total of 160 individuals wereRead More

Ohio crime lab to test 10,000th formerly shelved rape kit

February 15, 2016 Cleveland Plain Dealer CLEVELAND, Ohio – Just more than four years ago, Attorney General Mike DeWine asked Ohio police departments to follow Cleveland’s lead in clearing evidence room shelves of untested rape kits. This week forensic analysts at a beefed-up state DNA lab will test the 10,000th sexual assault kit submitted asRead More

U.S. Supreme Court stops Clean Power Plan while Ohio, other states, challenge constitutionality

February 9, 2016 Cleveland Plain Dealer WASHINGTON, D.C. — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama’s sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved. The surprising move is a blow to the administration and a victory for the coalition of 27 mostly Republican-led states andRead More

Thousands of Ohio public safety officials gather for conference on heroin epidemic

January 23, 2016 – The Findlay Courier By: Ron Craig COLUMBUS — Thousands of public safety officials from Ohio attended an emergency conference in Columbus this week to discuss the state’s fight against the heroin epidemic. The one-day summit on Thursday, called by Attorney General Mike DeWine, was attended by an estimated 1,000 to 2,000Read More

EDITORIAL: Model for Ohio

March 18, 2015 – Toledo Blade As Ohio’s chief law enforcement officer, Attorney General Mike DeWine has said repeatedly that cops can’t arrest their way out of the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic. In funding innovative local programs that take police agencies outside the traditional roles of law enforcement, Mr. DeWine has put his moneyRead More

EDITORIAL: DeWine Right to Slam U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

March 8, 2015 – Cleveland Plain Dealer How low will the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sink in its ill-conceived and irresponsible insistence that it can no longer dredge the Cuyahoga River without either shoveling toxic sediment directly into Lake Erie or closing off river access to Cleveland’s ArcelorMittal steel mill? Pretty low. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWineRead More

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