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Leading Ohio Business Groups Endorse DeWine in Gubernatorial Race

JACK HERETIK | Reporter Three of Ohio’s leading business organizations on Wednesday jointly endorsed Republican Mike DeWine in the Buckeye State’s gubernatorial race. The Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Ohio Manufacturers’ Association, and the National Federation of Independent Businesses–Ohio (NFIB) made the announcement at a press conference in Columbus, the state capital. “The top priority Jon […]


DeWine, Husted tout welfare-to-work plans in local visit

Chris Balusik | Reporter CHILLICOTHE – Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine says that if he and lieutenant governor candidate Jon Husted win the November election and take office Jan. 14, their goals should be clear. During a roughly 20-minute presentation for members of the Ross County Republican Party Friday at Triple Crown Sports, both members […]


Cordray, DeWine give ‘soapbox’ speeches at Ohio State Fair

Randy Ludlow | Reporter As screams from the amusement rides filtered in and the aroma of deep-fried everything wafted from the midway, what organizers hope will become a new political tradition was unveiled Saturday at the Ohio State Fair. Led by the pair of major-party candidates for governor, politicians seeking Ohioans’ votes mounted a “soapbox” […]


Child development high on Mike DeWine’s priority list

Bonnie Ward, Guest contributor | Chillicothe Gazette Mike DeWine’s recent release of his children’s agenda was a lot more momentous than you might think. For years government and political leaders have been saddled with the costs of social disorders resulting from poverty and poor education affecting children in some parts of the state. Too many […]


DeWine, Husted visit Brigid’s Path, promise to help push for state funding

Ethan Fitzgerald | Reporter KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – Attorney General and Gubernatorial hopeful, Mike DeWine joined running mate and Secretary of State John Husted Wednesday for a tour of Brigid’s Path. The newborn addiction facility based in Kettering is desperate for Medicaid funding. Today, Brigid’s Path can only care for 8 babies. If they were fully funded and […]


Jon Husted: Launching Kids Agenda

Madelyne Watkins | Reporter ZANESVILLE, Ohio – Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted stopped in Zanesville on Tuesday, July 24th. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Jon Husted have teamed up and recently announced the launch of their Kids Agenda that is geared to help increase the quality of early childhood education services and […]


Ohio GOP Governor Candidate Pledges State Will Buy Safety Vests for Officers

Jack Heretik | Reporter Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine (R.) has pledged that if he is elected governor, the state will buy safety vests for all law enforcement officers in Ohio. DeWine said in a Monday press release he would have the Bureau of Workers Compensation purchase the vests, given a function of the agency […]


In Lorain candidate DeWine touts his agenda for children

Scott Mahoney | Reporter LORAIN — Ohio Republican gubernatorial candidate and current Attorney General Mike DeWine met with several community leaders Monday at the Boys and Girls Club of Lorain to discuss his children’s agenda, which — among other things — aims to improve and increase the quality of early childhood education services in the […]


DeWine meets with local youth/ education stakeholders

Kevin Martin | Reporter Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine visited Lorain on July 23 and held a listening session with local stakeholders who work with youth. At the Boys and Girls Clubs of Lorain County’s Desich Family Campus, Lorain County representatives met with the state attorney general. “The idea is for me to listen to […]