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DeWine wants to replace Ohio’s officers’ ballistic vests

Randy Ludlow | Reporter Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine wants the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation to spend $5.75 million to outfit many law enforcement officers with new ballistic vests. DeWine, Ohio’s attorney general, unveiled the proposal Monday as his office moves to complete replacing the expired vests of more than 50 agents at his […]


DeWine tells Ohio’s pharmacy middlemen he’s ready to sue them

Catherine Candisky | Reporter Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is ramping up his investigation into the costly practices of pharmacy middlemen, hiring outside counsel to assist with a probe he expects to lead to litigation against companies managing drug benefits for Medicaid and other tax-funded health insurance programs. “Today, I am putting PBMs (pharmacy benefit […]


Fran DeWine talks cooking, campaigning in Holmes visit

KRISTIN HOHMAN | Staff Writer MILLERSBURG — Fran DeWine, wife of Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine, has her own way of reaching out to potential supporters. Instead of passing out traditional campaign fodder, DeWine passed out a cookbook of family favorites while visiting Holmes County on Thursday. DeWine, along with Tina Husted, the wife of […]


Mike DeWine is in his natural habitat at Fourth of July parades

Seth A. Richardson | Reporter CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Fourth of July is important to Mike DeWine. Not only for patriotic reasons. No, the Fourth of July provides the Republican attorney general, who hopes to succeed Gov. John Kasich, with his true love on the campaign trail. DeWine’s brand of local politicking is well known. It’s an old-school tactic from his time […]


Mike DeWine serves helpings of ice cream, politics

Randy Ludlow | Reporter CEDARVILLE — At its roots, not that much has changed over 42 years. Sure, the candidate is older and grayer, with crinkles at the corners of his eyes. And, Mike DeWine is running for governor instead of Greene County prosecutor. But, an ice cream social is an ice cream social. Fran […]


DeWine wants to replicate RAMTEC across Ohio

Hasan Karim | Reporter MARION – Two state officials paid a visit to Tri-Rivers Career Center on Wednesday as part of a larger effort to help bridge the skilled labor gap in Ohio. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted took an hour-long tour of the school’s RAMTEC facility, which provides robotics and advanced manufacturing […]


Mike DeWine raised $1 million in 72 hours following his GOP primary win, his campaign says

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Mike DeWine’s campaign for governor raised $1 million in the 72-hour period after he won the Republican nomination last week, his campaign said Monday. Campaign officials refused to release more detailed information, but said the donations ranged from just $5 to $12,707.79, the maximum contribution allowed for an individual donor under Ohio […]


National Review: Yes, Ohio Republican Mike DeWine Is Pro-Life

Despite his primary opponent’s desperate assertion to the contrary On Tuesday, Ohioans will head to the polls for their state’s primary election, and the results will lay out a roadmap for a crucial election year in which the Republican and Democratic parties battle for control of the swing state — the first major contests since Donald […]


Ohio has a bright future with Mike DeWine

On May 8, Republican voters should unquestionably vote for Mike DeWine in the Republican primary for governor. Here in northwest Ohio, as well as across the state, there are some significant issues that Ohio must solve if we are to take our state and our economy to the next level and ensure that our children […]