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The Republican and Democratic primaries for Ohio governor provide voters a mix of seasoned and youthful politicians and hard-right and hard-left candidates from which to choose. The Republican primary started off with a handful of candidates, but is down to just two: Attorney General Mike DeWine (running mate, Secretary of State Jon Husted), and Lieutenant […]


Bubb endorses DeWine for governor

The State of Ohio is third in the nation for number of regulations, following Illinois and New York. Ohio’s Common Sense Initiative (CSI) was set to lessen the burden of Ohio’s regulations. But due to the lackluster leadership of Lt. Governor Mary Taylor, CSI has not come close to accomplishing that mission. Business leaders across […]


Mike DeWine committed to justice

Conservatives across Ohio are supporting Mike DeWine as Ohio’s next governor because he is the only candidate with a real plan to combat the opioid crisis. DeWine has laid out a 12-point plan to get Ohioans the treatment they need, while putting drug dealers behind bars. As the Richland County Sheriff, I’ve seen first-hand the […]


Letter: DeWine is working hard to eradicate opioid crisis

I respond to the March 27 Dispatch article in which Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Richard Cordray attacked Republican candidate Mike DeWine for “being derelict” as the opioid crisis has gripped the state. As a passionate mental health advocate and professional, I have had the opportunity to work with many government and elected officials in the past […]


Candidates for Ohio governor on both sides talk to Valley voters

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine joined local leaders downtown on Thursday to talk about the future of Youngstown. Among the panelists at Choffin Career and Technical Center were Maurice Clarett and Mahoning County Educational Service Center Superintendent Ron Iarussi, along with addiction specialists. They discussed addiction, recovery, workforce development and how all of that can […]


DeWine focuses on opioids during Findlay campaign stop

Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine and running mate Jon Husted met with 13 local business leaders and Mayor Lydia Mihalik on Wednesday in a campaign stop in Findlay. DeWine and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor are in a contentious race for the Republican nomination for governor on May 8. DeWine, considered the frontrunner in the race, […]


Cleveland Plain Dealer Endorses Mike DeWine

Cleveland Plain Dealer Endorses Mike DeWine in the Republican primary for Ohio governor The cornerstone of DeWine’s campaign is his vow to tackle Ohio’s most pressing problems, led off by the opioid plague and the state’s education and work-skills gap. Both are holding Ohio back. Governing is about finding a way forward for Ohio, and […]


Letter to the Editor: DeWine has experience to deal with drug crisis

The candidate in the 2018 governor’s race who will keep communities in Ohio safe is Attorney General Mike DeWine. Over the past seven years, Mike DeWine has made Ohio proud as our chief law enforcement officer. What Ohio needs in this moment is a governor with the experience to fight crime and protect Ohio families. […]


‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author endorses DeWine

J.D. Vance, author of the bestselling book “Hillbilly Elegy,” endorsed Attorney General Mike DeWine for governor at a Saturday opioid panel discussion in Dayton. DeWine, who is seeking the Republican nomination, sat on a panel at the Cornerstone Project which does outpatient treatment, was joined by his running mate Jon Husted, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil […]