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9February

DeWine blows away Taylor to land Ohio GOP endorsement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine won the coveted official endorsement of the state Republican Party today, besting Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor after she ripped into the attorney general and the party. The vote was a whopping 59-2. The GOP leaders also strongly voted to endorse U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci; he got 46 votes, Cleveland-area businessman […]

1February

Ohio AG ‘Encouraged’ After Start of Opioid Lawsuit Talks

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said Wednesday during the start of settlement talks for more than 250 federal lawsuits filed against pharmaceutical companies and distributors over the nation’s opioid epidemic that he’s encouraged by the judge’s understanding of the problem and commitment to achieving a resolution. U.S. District Judge Dan Polster in Cleveland has been assigned to […]

31January

As opioid crisis grows, judge aims for solutions, settlement

The Associated Press  Jan. 30, 2018 The goal is impressive: Hammer out a legal deal that starts guiding the nation out of an epidemic of opioid addiction. How and when that can happen, if at all, is the subject of talks scheduled to begin Wednesday in a federal courthouse in Cleveland. The judge is bringing together lawyers […]

29January

Buckeye Firearms: Polling indicates potential DeWine-Cordray general election rematch; DeWine up big

by Chad D. Baus — 1/29/2018   A poll released last week by Fallon Research shows gubernatorial candidates Mike DeWine (R) and Richard Cordray (D) both leading their respective party’s races for governor, with DeWine also having a big lead over Cordray in a head-to-head matchup. From the Dayton Daily News: Here are the poll results […]

25January

Poll shows DeWine up big

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A new statewide poll of the gubernatorial race shows Attorney General Mike DeWine is running away with the Republican primary. According to the poll, DeWine currently leads his lone challenger, Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, by a margin of 54-14, with 32 percent of those polled undecided. He leads in every demographic and […]

12January

WSJ: Mike DeWine Takes Steps Toward Resolution of Opioid Litigation

Ohio Takes Steps Toward Resolution of Opioid Litigation State accused five drugmakers of illegal marketing; Johnson & Johnson, Teva in discussions Wall Street Journal – January 11, 2018 By Jeanne Whalen and Sara Randazzo Ohio has begun settlement talks with opioid-painkiller makers it has sued alleging illegal marketing, and will meet with a federal judge urging settlement of […]

11January

Mike DeWine meets with Johnson and Johnson, Teva to discuss opioids suit settlement

By Laura Hancock, cleveland.com COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has met with two pharmaceutical companies to discuss settling Ohio’s lawsuit that accuses them of  creating the state’s opioid epidemic. In a telephone interview Thursday, DeWine said he met Wednesday with representatives of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Johnson & Johnson in what he described as […]

5January

Ohio Governor’s race preview: Mike DeWine

COLUMBUS — If you asked Mike DeWine to describe Yellow Springs, he’d likely to have told you it is a pretty liberal community, but for many years, he would also have told you it was home. As a boy, his father would take him fishing and his grandfather would take him out into the fields. […]

21December

DeWine, Husted say drug epidemic keeping Ohioans out of good jobs

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (WKEF/WRGT) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and his running mate, Secretary of State Jon Husted made a campaign stop in the Miami Valley Thursday. The pair, who were at one time both running for Ohio governor, have merged their campaigns to run together. They’re calling it a unity ticket and say they’re […]