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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

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Mike DeWine’s story is a true Ohio story. Raised in Yellow Springs, Ohio, Mike DeWine and Fran (Struewing) met in the first grade and married while students at Miami University. They’ve been blessed with eight children and 26 grandchildren. Family is at the core of everything Mike DeWine does, and that’s why he has devoted his life to fighting for Ohio’s families. He knows when families are strong, Ohio communities are stronger, and our future is bright.

Vision for the Future

Mike DeWine loves Ohio and cares passionately about our state’s future. He will fight for an Ohio that works for everyone – every person and every family in every corner of our state. From world class cities to some of the best small towns in America, Mike DeWine knows that to build our state into an economic powerhouse, we must have strong schools, a great quality of life, and compassion for those who need our help.

Ohio Values

Mike DeWine’s family started a seed company in Yellow Springs. Working alongside his parents and grandparents, Mike learned early the value of hard work, strong leadership, and fiscal responsibility.

Growing up, he loaded seed bags onto trucks and boxcars, shoveled wheat out of trucks during harvest, worked in wheat fields to help ensure the purity of the seed, and basically did whatever it took to get the job done for their customers. Inseparable to the end, his parents were married for 65 years and died within four days of each other. The values he learned from them still live within him today.

A Lifetime of Service

On November 6, 2018, Mike DeWine was elected to serve as the 70th Governor of the State of Ohio. The Governor has had a long and distinguished career in public service, focusing on protecting Ohio children and families. He was previously the 50th Attorney General of Ohio and has previously been elected to serve as Greene County Prosecutor, Ohio State Senator, U.S. Congressman, Ohio Lt. Governor, U.S. Senator.

Recent News

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review for the Week Ending August 12, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine declared Tuesday, August 9, 2022, as honorary Dolly Parton Day in Ohio. Championed by First Lady Fran DeWine and supported by the Ohio General Assembly and affiliates across the state, Dolly Parton's Imagination…

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Governor DeWine Increases Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program to $100 Million

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Aug 15th, that he is increasing the amount of violent crime reduction grant funding available to local law enforcement agencies by $42 million. The funds added on Aug 15th, increase the…

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Governor DeWine Announces $5 Million Grant Program for New H2Ohio Best Management Practice

Toledo, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) on Aug 15th, announced a $5 million grant program for a new H2Ohio Best Management Practice (BMP) – the Two-Stage Ditch. A two-stage ditch is a conservation…

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Governor DeWine Announces Support for Lead Pipe Mapping

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Aug 11th, that his H2Ohio initiative is investing an additional $1.5 million to help local communities identify, inventory, and map lead service lines across the state. Ohio EPA began…

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Governor DeWine Awards $5 Million for Local Jail Projects

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today that he is providing state assistance to six county jails in Ohio for targeted safety, security, and operational projects. Approximately $5 million has been awarded to the…

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Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine Welcomes Dolly Parton to Ohio to Celebrate Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Ohio

Columbus, OH -- On Aug 9th, afternoon, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and First Lady Fran DeWine welcomed Dolly Parton to Ohio to celebrate the statewide success of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Ohio, where every child under the age of 5 is…

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Governors DeWine, Beshear Submit Second Federal Funding Request for Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced on Aug 10th, that the two states jointly submitted a second federal funding application to support bridge and roadway improvements along the eight-mile Brent…

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Governor DeWine Declares Aug. 9 as Dolly Parton Day

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Aug 8th, that he has declared Tuesday, August 9, 2022, as honorary Dolly Parton Day in Ohio. Parton will be visiting Columbus tomorrow to celebrate early literacy and the success of Dolly…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed the following Executive Order: Executive Order 2022-14D: Directing Expenditure of Fiscal Year 2023 TANF Funds by the Ohio Department of Job and Family…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review for the Week Ending August 5, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine visited the Cox Fine Arts Center at the Ohio State Fair to see Scott Hagan, Ohio's famous "Barn Artist," paint murals of generals Ulysses S. Grant and Charles Young commissioned by the Ohio History Connection. This…

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Governor DeWine Announces Law Enforcement Funding for Body-Worn Cameras

Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Aug 4th, that $5 million in grant funding is available to help local law enforcement agencies invest in body camera equipment and pay for associated expenses. The Ohio Department of…

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Governor DeWine Awards $5.7 Million to Support Local Law Enforcement

Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Aug 5th, announced that 16 local and state law enforcement agencies will receive a total of $5.7 million in grant funding to help prevent and solve instances of violent crime. Governor DeWine…

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Ohio Governor's Appointments for August 5, 2022

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Rebecca Jean Williamson Brown of Salem (Columbiana Co.) has been appointed to the State Vision Professionals Board for a term beginning August 5, 2022, and ending…

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Governor DeWine Names New Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Aug 3rd, announced the appointment of the new superintendent of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Effective on August 12, Lieutenant Colonel Charles A. Jones will assume the responsibilities of the…

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State of Ohio, Ohio Manufacturers’ Association Awarded $23.5 Million Federal 'Good Jobs Challenge' Grant

Statewide coalition of industry sector partnerships, state agencies, and other strategic partners will carry out three-year workforce development action plan focused on recruiting and upskilling workers in Ohio’s manufacturing, broadband, and…

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Governor DeWine Announces Safety and Security Support for Over 1,000 Ohio Schools

Chief Safety Training Officer Named at Ohio School Safety Center COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Aug 2nd, announced that more than 1,000 K-12 schools across Ohio will receive state assistance to pay for security upgrades that…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of July 29, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced the approval of assistance for seven projects set to create 660 new jobs and retain 3,333 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed Executive Order 2022-13D, a measure to amend the regulatory rules to streamline and remove barriers to training for nurse…

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Governor DeWine Announces Recommendations for Post-Release Control Supervision in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 29th, announced that he has directed the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (ODRC) to implement new recommendations to improve the post-release control supervision of former prison…

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First Lady Fran DeWine Hosts Cooking Class and Book Reading for Kids at the Ohio State Fair

Columbus, OH -- Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine cooked pizza with kids and read an Imagination Library book on July 29th, at the Ohio State Fair to promote Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library of Ohio. First Lady DeWine hosted two hands-on cooking…

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Governor DeWine Announces Plans for New H2Ohio Wetlands in 22 Counties

Columbus, OH -- Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz on July 28th, announced plans for more than two dozen new H2Ohio wetland projects to naturally improve water quality across Ohio. …

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Governor DeWine Issues Statement on Passage of CHIPS for America Act

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine released the following statement in response to the passage of the CHIPS for America Act in Congress: “On July 28th’s action by Congress to officially pass the CHIPS for America Act is the…

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Husted Issues Statement on CHIPS for America Act Passage

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted released the following statement in response to the passage of the CHIPS for America Act in Congress: “The passage of the CHIPS Act is important to our national and economic security. Computer…

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Governor DeWine Announces Expanded Eligibility for Utility Assistance Program

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 27th, announced that more Ohioans are now eligible for electric and natural gas assistance from the Ohio Department of Development and Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). This afternoon,…

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Governor DeWine Celebrates the Opening of the Ohio State Fair by Welcoming a New Playground and Planting a Tree

Columbus, OH – On July 27th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Second Lady Tina Husted celebrated the grand opening of this year's Ohio State Fair. "It is so good to be back at the Ohio State…

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Governor DeWine Releases New Educational Tool to Prevent Distracted Driving by Teens

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and the Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) on July 26th, released a new educational video for use by parents, teachers, and driver education instructors to help them explain the dangers of distracted driving…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Clark County Deputy Matthew Yates

COLUMBUS, OH -- In honor of the life and service of Clark County Sheriff's Deputy Matthew Yates, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds…

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New Projects Expected to Create More Than $51.8 Million in Investments

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on July 25th, announced the approval of assistance for seven projects set to create 660 new jobs and retain 3,333 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of July 22, 2022

The return of this year’s Ohio State Fair, which takes place from July 27 to August 7, 2022, will be more accessible and inclusive for everyone! Fairgoers will enjoy continued accessibility enhancements: wheelchair/mobility device charging…

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Ohio Governor's Appointments for July 21, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Colleen Hawkins Heacock of New Concord (Muskingum Co.) has been reappointed to the Zane State College Board of Trustees for a term beginning August 1, 2022, and ending…

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Governor DeWine Announces Support for Law Enforcement to Target Gun Violence, Human Trafficking

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 22nd, announced that the state will assist more than a dozen law enforcement agencies with local efforts to combat violence, including gun crime and human trafficking. Fourteen agencies…

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Governor DeWine Announces Local Government Payments from National Opioid Settlement Begin

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on July 15th, that the first payments of funds to local governments from the OneOhio settlement with national opioid distributors have been made electronically. Local governments will determine how…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Bechmann to Clermont County Municipal Court

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine On July 15th, announced the appointment of Anita Bechmann to the Clermont County Municipal Court. Bechmann, of Williamsburg, will assume office on Aug. 1, 2022 and will be taking the seat formerly held…

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Governor's Appointments for July 15, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Rhoda Sue Crown of Coshocton (Coshocton Co.) has been appointed to the Central Ohio Technical College Board of Trustees for a term beginning July 15, 2022, and…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Schafer to Medina County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 15th, announced the appointment of Julie A. Schafer to the Medina County Court of Common Pleas, Domestic Relations Division. Schafer, of Wadsworth, Ohio, will assume office on Aug. 1, 2022, and…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of July 15, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine joined Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jack Marchbanks and others to officially cut the ribbon on a major reconstruction of Interstate 70 in Clark County. The four-year, $50 million project included adding…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Despetorich to Hocking County Court of Common Pleas, General and Domestic Relations Division

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 15th, announced the appointment of Jason M. Despetorich to the Hocking County Court of Common Pleas, General and Domestic Relations Division. Despetorich, of Logan, will assume office on August 1,…

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Governor DeWine Declares State of Emergency in Brown and Clermont Counties

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a proclamation on July 13th, declaring a state of emergency in Brown and Clermont counties due to the damaging conditions caused by last week's severe summer storms and tornadoes that resulted in…

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Governor DeWine Announces Completion of I-70 Lane Addition

Springfield, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 12th, joined Ohio Department of Transportation Director Jack Marchbanks and others to officially cut the ribbon on a major reconstruction of Interstate 70 in Clark County. The four-year, $50…

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Husted Announces TechCred Program Exceeds 20,000 Credential Annual Goal

Manufacturing industry tops list of awarded credentials Columbus, OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, on July 12th, announced the results of the May round of…

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Governor DeWine Announces Grants to Prevent Gang Violence, Improve Law Enforcement Staffing Levels

Columbus, Ohio – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 8th, awarded $9.9 million to 25 local law enforcement agencies to help them strategically combat violence in their communities. The grants are part of the fourth round of Governor…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of July 8, 2022

On Wednesday, Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced the official launch of Ohio’s new eWarrants system, a statewide criminal justice database that will improve the accuracy of state and federal background checks and…

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Governor DeWine Announces Members of New Student Safety Advisory Council

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on July 7th, that 16 Ohio high school students have been selected for the inaugural Ohio Student Safety Advisory Council within the Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC). Governor DeWine announced…

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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Announce Launch of New eWarrant System

The free, modernized, streamlined system will improve the accuracy of Ohio’s current background check process. Columbus, Ohio – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on July 6th, announced the official launch of…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Victims Killed in Highland Park

COLUMBUS, OH -- In accordance with the order issued by the President of the United States of America and in remembrance of the victims of the shooting in Highland Park, Illinois, Governor DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States and…

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Governor DeWine Announces Over $42.1 Million in Demolition Funding for Ohio Communities

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on July 1st, awarded over $42.1 million in grant funding to help communities in nearly every Ohio county turn blighted properties into new opportunities that attract investment,…

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Governor DeWine Issues Reprieves

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following reprieves of execution: - Antonio Franklin, who was scheduled to be executed on January 12, 2023. The new date of execution has been moved to February 11, 2026. - Stanley…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of July 1, 2022

Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz broke ground on Ohio’s 76th state park on Monday. Great Council State Park, just north of Xenia, will be a connection to Ohio’s Native…

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Governor DeWine Announces Launch of OhioRISE, First-Ever Highly Specialized Behavioral Health Program for Kids with Most Complex Needs

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on July 1st, announced the official launch of Ohio Resilience through Integrated Systems and Excellence (OhioRISE), a new Ohio Medicaid specialized managed care behavioral health program for young people…

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Governor DeWine Signs House Bill 377 That Invests $500 Million in Appalachia

Bexley, OH -- In a ceremony in the Appalachian Garden of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden this afternoon, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 377 which makes an historic investment of $500 million to transform Appalachian…

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Governor DeWine Announces Ohio Court Backlog Reduction Program

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 29th, announced the launch of a new program aimed at helping local courts more efficiently process increasing numbers of court cases. The Office of Criminal Justice Services, which is a…

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Governor DeWine Announces $1.3 Million for Statewide First Responder Wellness Programs

Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 28th, announced enhanced support for the wellness needs of first responders in Ohio. As part of the new Ohio First Responder Recruitment, Retention, and Resilience Program, Governor DeWine…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order 2022-11D

Cedarville, OH – On June 24th, Governor DeWine signed Executive Order 2022-11D, the Emergency Adoption of Rule 3701-47-07 of the Ohio Administrative Code by the Ohio Department of Health. The executive order permits the Ohio Department…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of June 25, 2022

On Tuesday, Governor Mike DeWine announced that several state and local agencies are joining forces on a pilot program to make transit in Coshocton, Guernsey, Muskingum, and Tuscarawas counties easier to navigate and more efficient. The new program,…

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Lt. Governor Husted Statement on Kennedy Vs. Bremerton School District

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted issued the following statement regarding the Kennedy Vs. Bremerton School District decision: "As Americans, we are all guaranteed First Amendment rights in our Constitution. I am pleased to see that the…

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Governor DeWine, ODNR Break Ground on Great Council State Park

XENIA, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz on June 27th, broke ground on Ohio’s 76th state park. Great Council State Park, just north of Xenia, will be a connection to…

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New Projects Expected to Create More Than $213 Million in Investments

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for two projects set to create 375 new jobs. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: House Bill 193, sponsored by Representatives Al Cutrona and Gail K. Pavliga, regards electronic prescriptions and schedule II-controlled substances, terminology…

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Governor DeWine Issues Reprieve

COLUMBUS, OH -- On June 24th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following reprieve of execution: -- Quisi Bryan, who was scheduled to be executed on October 26, 2022. The new date of execution has been moved to January 7, 2026. Governor DeWine…

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Governor DeWine Gives Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Columbus, OH -- Governor DeWine gave a public address on June 24th, regarding the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Text of Remarks as Prepared Livestream Video Statement Governor…

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Governor DeWine Announces H2Ohio Projects to Improve Water Quality in Ohio

H2Ohio Support also Awarded for Projects in Hocking, Jackson, Portage, Ross, and Seneca Counties Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson announced on June 23rd, that the city of Nelsonville in Athens…

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Lt. Governor Husted Statement on Dobbs Vs. Jackson Women's Health Organization Decision

COLUMBUS, OH -- Lt. Governor Husted issued the following statement regarding the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization decision: "As we transition as a nation from Roe to Dobbs, we all need to do our best to understand and respect the…

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Governor DeWine Statement on Retirement of Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement regarding the announced retirement of Youngstown State University President Jim Tressel in 2023: "Jim Tressel is often referred to as a champion, and he has embodied that term…

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Governor DeWine Announces State Support for the Rehabilitation of 38 Historic Buildings

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced on June 22nd, that the state will aid in the rehabilitation of 38 historic buildings by offering nearly $40 million in tax credits as part of the Ohio Historic…

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Governor DeWine Announces New Pilot Program for Improving Transportation Services in Four Rural Counties

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 21st, announced that several state and local agencies are joining forces on a pilot program to make transit in Coshocton, Guernsey, Muskingum, and Tuscarawas counties easier to navigate and more…

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Governor DeWine Statement on State Review of Ohio Power Outages

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement on last week's power outages: "On Wednesday June 15, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio announced that it would conduct a review of all Ohio’s electric utilities…

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Governor's Appointments for June 17, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Haley Lynn Dees of Lisbon (Columbiana Co.) has been appointed to serve as a student member on the Kent State University Board of Trustees for a term beginning June…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order on June 17, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has signed the following Executive Order: Executive Order 2022-10D: The Emergency Adoption of Rule 5160-1-97 of the Ohio Administrative Code by the Ohio Department of…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of June 17, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 99 and provided an update on new and ongoing school safety initiatives in Ohio. "Our goal is to continue to help our public and private schools get the tools they need to protect our children,"…

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Governor DeWine Announces 112 Brownfield Remediation Projects Throughout Ohio

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on June 17th, announced state support for 112 brownfield remediation projects that will help clean up contaminated properties in Ohio to make way for future economic development.…

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Governor DeWine Issues Letter to Ohio School Superintendents on Safety Initiatives

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 17th, sent a letter to school superintendents to provide information on the recent changes to Ohio law and to raise awareness about school safety services and resources offered by the state. …

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Governor DeWine Shares Ohio State Park Locations Offering Cool Options for Residents

COLUMBUS, OH -- With high temperatures in the forecast for areas across the state, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 15th, announced that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is offering residents options to stay cool at Ohio's state…

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Governor DeWine Announces BroadbandOhio Community Accelerator Cohort

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and BroadbandOhio on June 15th, announced four teams from 11 Ohio counties will participate in the first cohort of a new planning and capacity-building program to help leverage…

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Governor DeWine Announces Free Online Parenting Program to Families

State makes investment as part of Children Services recommendation COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 15th, announced a partnership with the Governor’s Children’s Initiative, Ohio Department of Job and Family…

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Governor Lamont Provides Update on Connecticut’s Coronavirus Response Efforts - June 15, 2022

Hartford, CT – As the State of Connecticut continues taking actions in response to the global spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), Governor Ned Lamont provided the following updates as of 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2022: Data…

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First Lady Fran DeWine Opens New Storybook Trail at Deer Creek State Park

Mt. Sterling, OH -- Through a partnership with the Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), First Lady Fran DeWine opened a new Storybook Trail in Deer…

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Governor DeWine Details Plans to Address Excessive Vegetation at Indian Lake State Park

LAKEVIEW, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine joined Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz and Ohio State Parks staff at Indian Lake State Park on june 13th, to discuss ODNR's plans to address invasive aquatic vegetation that…

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Governor DeWine Highlights Historic Investments in Capital Budget Bill

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 14th, announced several historic investments contained in House Bill 687, the capital budget bill. “This budget is about creating jobs, and growing the economy for Ohioans,” said…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: House Bill 140, sponsored by Representative Derek Merrin, which enacts the "Ballot Uniformity and Transparency Act" to modify the form of election notices and…

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Reporting Without Stigma: Ohio Releases Resource for Journalists

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio is working to change the way society views mental illness and substance use disorders. Governor Mike DeWine’s RecoveryOhio initiative, the Ohio Attorney General’s Task Force on Criminal Justice and Mental Illness,…

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Governor DeWine Outlines Latest Statewide School Safety Efforts

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 13th, signed House Bill 99 and provided an update on new and ongoing school safety initiatives in Ohio. "Our goal is to continue to help our public and private schools get the tools they need to…

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Governor DeWine Petitions U.S. EPA to Remove E-15 Fuel Regulations

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on June 10th, sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan asking that the EPA permanently remove restrictions around the sale of 15 percent ethanol (E-15) fuel. "E-15…

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Governor DeWine Announces Funding for Outdoor Storybook Trails

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine, and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced on June 10th, that Ohio is offering $50,000 in grants for new or improved Storybook Trails throughout…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of June 10, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine awarded $3.9 million to 16 local law enforcement agencies to help them strategically combat violence in their communities. Governor DeWine announced the third round of his Ohio Violent Crime Reduction Grant…

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Husted Announces Next Round of IMAP Focused on Broadband and 5G

Additionally, Fiber Optic Technician Program Launched at Four Institutions Columbus, OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT), on June 9th, announced a broadband…

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Governor DeWine Asks President Biden to Reconsider Solar Panel Tariff Ban

COLUMBUS,OH -- Governor Mike DeWine sent a letter on June 9th, to President Biden saying he is opposed to the Biden Administration's decision to ban new tariffs for two years on solar panels imported from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the…

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Governor DeWine Awards $3.9 Million to Support Local Law Enforcement

Springfield, OH -- Governor Mike DeWine on June 6th, awarded $3.9 million to 16 local law enforcement agencies to help them strategically combat violence in their communities. Governor DeWine announced the third round of his Ohio Violent Crime…

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Governor DeWine Announces Ohio WIC Receives Additional USDA Waivers to Assist Families During Formula Shortage

Cincinnati, OH -- Governor Mike DeWine on June 6th, provided an update on what is being done to help Ohio families impacted by the infant formula shortage, including the acceptance of a waiver request that will give families enrolled in Ohio…

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Governor's Appointments for June 2, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Jude S. Foulk of Marion (Marion Co.) has been reappointed to the Marion Technical College Board of Trustees for a term beginning June 2, 2022, and ending April 29,…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of June 3, 2022

On Wednesday, Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced additional state support to help strengthen the local meat supply chain and reduce reliance on out-of-state meat processors. Seventy-five Ohio meat processors will receive…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: House Bill 30, sponsored by Representative Scott Wiggam and Representative Darrell Kick, clarifies the law governing slow-moving vehicles and revises the lighting…

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Governor DeWine Issues Statements on Bills Passed by Ohio General Assembly

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued the following statements on bills passed by the Ohio General Assembly on June 1, 2022: Capital Budget (HB 687) "I thank the General Assembly for their partnership in supporting these…

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Governor DeWine, Ford Motor Company Announce 1,800 New Jobs to Assemble New Commercial Electric Vehicle

New Jobs and Investment Also to Go to Ford's Lima and Sharonville Plants AVON LAKE, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and JobsOhio joined representatives from the Ford Motor Company on June 2nd, to announce that Ford is…

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Governor DeWine Awards $15 Million to Strengthen Food Supply Chain in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on June 1st, announced additional state support to help strengthen the local meat supply chain and reduce reliance on out-of-state meat processors. Seventy-five Ohio meat…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of May 27, 2022

Governor Mike DeWine and First Lady Fran DeWine joined Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz on Sunday to open two new Storybook Trails in Southwest Ohio state parks on May 27th. After an official ribbon-cutting ceremony,…

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Ohio Governor DeWine Awards $2 Million to Law Enforcement to Help Combat Violence

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on May 26th, awarded more than $2 million in funding to help local law enforcement agencies combat violent crime and protect their communities. Eight law enforcement agencies will receive grants as part…

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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Join Gold Star Families in Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Second Lady Tina Husted on May 27th, honored the men and women who sacrificed their lives in service to their county by joining Gold Star families in a…

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Governor DeWine Outlines Next Steps for Enhancing Student and Teacher Safety

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on May 27th, outlined Ohio’s next steps for enhancing the safety of Ohio’s students, teachers, and school personnel. “We continue to pray for the families who have lost their…

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Governor DeWine Announces First Round of Collegiate Purple Star Awards

COLUMBUS,OH -- On May 26th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) Chancellor Randy Gardner named the first group of Ohio colleges and universities designated as Collegiate Purple Star campuses for their efforts to…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Remembrance of the Victims of Uvalde, Texas

COLUMBUS, OH -- In accordance with the orders issued by the President of the United States of America and in remembrance of the victims of the shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Governor DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State…

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Governors DeWine, Beshear Submit Federal Funding Request for Brent Spence Bridge Corridor Project

Cincinnati, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced on May 24th, that they have jointly submitted an application requesting nearly $2 billion in federal funding to make much-needed improvements to the Brent…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of May 20, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine delivered remarks during a Dayton Children’s Hospital announcement. The hospital addressed the growing demand for behavioral health services in the Dayton community. Also on Monday, as part of Mental Health…

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Governor Mike DeWine and First Lady Fran DeWine Open New Storybook Trails at Rocky Fork and Cowan Lake State Parks

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and First Lady Fran DeWine joined Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz to open two new Storybook Trails in Southwest Ohio state parks May 22nd. After an official ribbon-cutting…

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New Projects Expected to Create More Than $185 Million in Investments

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for six projects set to create 1,281 new jobs and retain 747 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority…

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Governor's Appointments for May 20, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Amy T. Shore of Bexley (Franklin Co.) has been reappointed to the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees for a term beginning May 20, 2022, and ending May…

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Governor DeWine Issues Statement on Ohio State University Tuition Increase for Incoming Students

COLUMBUS, OH -- On May 19th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement about the increase in tuition for incoming first-year students by the Ohio State University. "Ohio families are suffering from significant cost increases due to…

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Governor DeWine Unveils New Communication Card to Help Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Individuals Communicate with Law Enforcement

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on May 20th, that the Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Traffic Safety Office (OTSO), Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD), and statewide law enforcement partners have developed…

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Governor DeWine Announces $4.8 Million for K-12 School Safety and Security Upgrades

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on May 19th, awarded $4.8 million in grants to nearly 100 Ohio schools to help them improve the overall safety and security of their buildings. Ninety-eight schools in 27 counties will implement safety…

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Governor Appoints Two Ombudsmen to Lead New Office

COLUMBUS, OH -- Governor Mike DeWine on May 19th, announced the selection of two individuals to lead the Youth and Family Ombudsmen Office. Jenny R. Stotts will serve as the first-ever Youth Ombudsman, while Jennifer A. Sheriff will serve as the…

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Governor DeWine Announces New Round of State Support to Help Redevelop Ohio Neighborhoods

Columbus, OH - Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced on May 18th, that $100 million in state support is now available as part of the second round of the Transformational Mixed-Used Development Program. The Ohio…

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Husted Announces Industry, Education, and Government Entities to Join Ohio’s Broadband and 5G Sector Partnership

Group will work to address the approximately 33,250 broadband and 5G jobs needed for deployment in Ohio Columbus, OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT), on…

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Governor DeWine Announces Pediatric Behavioral Health Initiative

Columbus, OH -- As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on May 16th, announced the Pediatric Behavioral Health Initiative, an $84 million investment, to increase access to care and expand capacity across the state so kids…

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First Lady Fran DeWine Attends Hamilton County’s One Millionth Imagination Library Book Celebration

CINCINNATI, OH -- On May 17th morning, Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine attended Hamilton County’s One Millionth Imagination Library Book Celebration at Deer Park Branch Library in Cincinnati. First Lady DeWine also presented a proclamation…

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Governor DeWine Awards $3.6 Million to Help Law Enforcement Combat Illegal Drug Activity

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on May 17th, announced over $3.6 million in funding for 41 local law enforcement agencies to help their drug task forces enforce the state’s drug laws and combat illegal drug activity. Grants from…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of May 13, 2022

On Saturday, Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz celebrated Ohio’s abundant inland fishing resources at the third annual Inland Fish Ohio Day at Deer Creek Lake in Fayette and Pickaway…

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Governor DeWine Announces Proposal for $85M Investment to Grow Ohio’s Behavioral Healthcare Workforce

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, joined by Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) Director Lori Criss and Ohio Department of Higher Education Chancellor Randy Gardner and various leaders of Ohio’s…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Peace Officer Memorial Day and Police Week

COLUMBUS, OH -- In accordance with the orders issued by the President of the United States of America and in honoring Peace Officer Memorial Day and Police Week, Governor DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio…

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Governor DeWine Issues Reprieve

COLUMBUS, OH -- On May 13th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following reprieve of execution: -- Kareem Jackson, who was scheduled to be executed on September 15, 2022. The new date of execution has been moved to December 10, 2025. Governor…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of 1 Million Americans Killed by COVID-19

COLUMBUS, OH -- In accordance with the orders issued by the President of the United States of America and in remembrance of the more than one million American lives lost to COVID-19, Governor DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States…

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Governor DeWine Announces $3 Million for H2Ohio Ohio River Basin Projects in Nine Counties

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced on May 10th, that $3 million in H2Ohio grant funding will be directed to nine wetland projects to help improve water quality in…

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Governor Statement on New Superintendent of Public Instruction

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on May 10th, issued the following statement regarding the selection of a new Superintendent of Public Instruction: "I congratulate Steve Dackin on his selection as Superintendent of Public Instruction by…

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Governor's Appointments for May 10, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Peter Andrew Pitts of Wellington (Lorain Co.) has been reappointed to the Ohio Home Inspector Board for a term beginning May 10, 2022, and ending April 5, 2027. …

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Governor's Appointments for May 6, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Mia Citino of Dublin (Franklin Co.) has been appointed to serve as a student member on the Ohio University Board of Trustees for a term beginning May 14, 2022, and…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of May 6, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine and First Lady Fran DeWine traveled to Northwest Ohio to promote the Ohio Governor's Imagination Library at book readings in Lucas, Henry, and Allen counties. The Ohio Governor’s Imagination Library mails…

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Governor DeWine Celebrates Inland Fish Ohio Day at Deer Creek Lake

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz celebrated Ohio’s abundant inland fishing resources at the third annual Inland Fish Ohio Day at Deer Creek Lake in Fayette and…

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Governor DeWine Announces $70 Million for First Responder Recruitment, Retention, and Resilience

Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on May 5th, that nearly $70 million in grant funding is now available for the recruitment and wellness needs of Ohio's first responders. The Ohio Emergency Management Agency began…

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Governor DeWine Awards Lead Line Mapping Grants

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Laurie A. Stevenson on May 6th, announced approximately $2.1 million in H2Ohio grant assistance to help 48 public water systems take the first step toward removing and replacing lead…

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Nearly 2,000 Pieces of Ohio Personal Protective Equipment Headed to Ukraine

Cleveland, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on May 6th, that nearly 2,000 pieces of personal protective equipment donated by Ohio law enforcement agencies will soon be delivered to Ukraine. In response to a request from Governor DeWine…

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Governor DeWine Announces $51 Million for Traffic Safety Projects

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director Dr. Jack Marchbanks announced on May 5th, that ODOT will invest $51 million into new traffic safety improvement projects to specifically address an…

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Governor DeWine Announces Launch of Military Friendly Webpage

COLUMBUS, OH -- In recognition and celebration of Military Appreciation Month beginning May 1, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 29th, announced the launch of a new resource page for servicemen and women and their families on governor.ohio.gov.…

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Governor Signs Executive Order Expanding Capacity at Youth Treatment Facilities

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 29th, signed Executive Order 2022-08D to provide $4.5 million to increase staff and reopen beds in licensed youth residential treatment facilities. “When treatment facilities have a hard…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 29th, signed Executive Order 2022-09D, allocating more than $1.5 million from the state’s Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Parenting and Pregnancy Program to organizations…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of April 29, 2022

Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced the approval of assistance for five projects on Monday set to create 733 new jobs and retain 1,344 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed…

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Governor DeWine Authorizes Use of State Disaster Relief Program

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 27th, authorized the use of the State Disaster Relief Program (SDRP) to help several counties impacted by severe winter ice storms in February 2022. The SDRP is a reimbursement program that can…

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Governor DeWine Announces Proposal for Historic Investment in Appalachia

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on April 28th, announced details of their proposal to make a long-overdue, comprehensive investment in the Appalachian region of Ohio. The $500 million investment would…

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Governor DeWine Launches Ohio Crime Lab Efficiency Program to Help Eliminate Backlogs, Decrease Testing Turnaround Time

Cleveland, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 27th, announced a new plan to eliminate evidence-processing backlogs and increase the speed at which criminal evidence is analyzed in crime laboratories across the state. As part of Governor…

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Governor DeWine Awards $60 Million in Brownfield Remediation Grants

Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on April 26th, awarded more than $60 million in funding to help local communities clean up dozens of contaminated properties to make way for future economic development. …

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Governor DeWine Appoints Kirk Herath as Cybersecurity Strategic Advisor

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on April 26th, that Kirk Herath has been appointed to the role of Cybersecurity Strategic Advisor, a new position created within his administration. Herath will guide Ohio’s wide-ranging…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review for the Week Ending - April 22, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine joined Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and 16 other governors in sending a letter that calls on the Biden Administration to remove a proposed rule that would make it unnecessarily difficult to apply for federal funding…

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New Projects Expected to Create More Than $563 Million in Investments

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on April 25th, announced the approval of assistance for five projects set to create 733 new jobs and retain 1,344 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit…

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Ohio Governor DeWine Awards $3.7 Million to Help Law Enforcement Combat Violence

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 25th, awarded more than $3.7 million to 21 local law enforcement agencies to help them strategically combat violence in their communities. The 21 agencies are the first to receive funding…

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Governor DeWine Announces Ohio State Parks Week

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued a proclamation on April 22nd, recognizing April 22-29, 2022, as Ohio State Parks Week. “From Maumee Bay to Forked Run, our state parks add so much to our quality of life and make Ohio a…

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Ohio National Guard Provides Support to Ukraine

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on April 20th, that the Ohio Army National Guard will aid Ukraine by providing armored personnel carriers for use against continued Russian aggression. Following a request from the Department…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: House Bill 120, sponsored by Representative Mark Fraizer and Representative Tracy Richardson, permitting compassionate care visits in long-term care facilities…

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Ohio Joins American Governors' Border Strike Force

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on April 19th, that he and governors from 25 other states have joined together to form the new American Governors' Border Strike Force to target dangerous transnational criminal organizations that…

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Governor's Appointments for April 19, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Stephen M. White of Dublin (Franklin Co.) has been reappointed to the State Speech and Hearing Professionals Board for a term beginning April 19, 2022, and ending…

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Governor DeWine Statement in Support of STRS Special Audit

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement in support of Ohio Auditor of State Keith Faber and his office conducting a special audit of the State Teachers Retirement System (STRS): “This week, I spoke with…

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Update on Governor and First Lady DeWine COVID-19 Diagnoses

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 18th, provided the following updates regarding his and First Lady Fran DeWine's health following Governor DeWine's COVID-19 diagnosis last week. - Governor DeWine continues to have mild symptoms…

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DeWine Joins Other Governors Calling for Removing Biden Administration Mandate Limiting Charter School Creation

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 18th, joined Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and 16 other governors in sending a letter that calls on the Biden Administration to remove a proposed rule that would make it unnecessarily difficult to…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bill Into Law

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bill into law: House Bill 95, sponsored by Representative Susan Manchester and Representative Mary Lightbody, authorizes a nonrefundable income tax credit for beginning farmers who…

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Governor DeWine Appoints McGrath to Tenth District Court of Appeals

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 19th, announced the appointment of Keith McGrath to the Tenth District Court of Appeals. McGrath, of Columbus, will assume office on April 27, 2022 and will be taking the seat formerly held by…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review for the Week Ending - April 15, 2022

Governor Mike DeWine was in Lake County Monday afternoon where he met with representatives of the Lubrizol Corporation and toured their research and development campus. Lubrizol is one of many corporations throughout Ohio that are collaborating with…

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Governor DeWine Announces COVID-19 Diagnosis

COLUMBUS, OH -- On April 15th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced that he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 by his personal physician. Governor DeWine has been experiencing mild symptoms such as a runny nose, head ache, body aches, and a sore…

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Governor DeWine Announces Ohio Task Force on Volunteer Fire Service

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 14th, announced the formation of the Ohio Task Force on Volunteer Fire Service to study and make recommendations to improve volunteer fire service in Ohio. In making the announcement at the Central…

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Governor Signs Executive Order Defining Antisemitism

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 14th, signed Executive Order 2022-06D to further define antisemitism using the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s working definition, and require all state agencies, departments,…

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Governor DeWine Launches Southwest Ohio Branch of the Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center

WEST CHESTER, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 13th, officially launched operations at the newest division of the Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center (ONIC). The new southwest Ohio ONIC office is staffed with criminal intelligence analysts…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Town and Country Fire District Lieutenant Philip Wigal

COLUMBUS, OH -- In honor of the life and legacy of Town and Country Fire District Lieutenant Philip Wigal, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds…

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Ohio Begins Collecting Law Enforcement Personal Protective Gear for Civilian Humanitarian Aid in Ukraine

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on April 8th, that the Ohio Department of Public Safety will begin collecting hundreds of pieces of personal protective gear for donation to members of the Ukraine civilian territorial defense. …

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review for the Week Ending April 8, 2022

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine visited Springboro on Monday to celebrate the relaunch of American Battery Solutions' Ohio manufacturing facility with added capacity to meet the growing lithium-ion battery demand. Also on Monday, Governor DeWine…

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Governor DeWine Awards $2.25 Million to Increase Healthy Birth Outcomes

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 6th, announced that the Coalition of Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO) will receive $2.25 million to help improve birth outcomes and reduce infant mortality by providing stable housing for…

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Governor Signs Executive Order Effectively Banning New Opioids

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 6th, signed Executive Order 2022-05D to suspend the normal rulemaking process to allow the Ohio Board of Pharmacy to classify a number of bezimidazole-opioids as Schedule One drugs, meaning they…

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Governor DeWine Announces Formation of Student Safety Advisory Council

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the creation of the new Ohio Student Safety Advisory Council within the Ohio School Safety Center (OSSC). The student-led Council will work to identify school safety concerns and develop innovative…

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Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine and Ohio Department of Commerce Director Sherry Maxfield Share Importance of Financial Literacy with Preschoolers

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine and Ohio Department of Commerce Director Sherry Maxfield emphasized the importance of early financial literacy today with preschoolers at the YMCA Early Learning Center West in Columbus. Mrs. DeWine read…

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Governor's Appointments for April 6, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: - Harun Al Rashid of Hudson (Summit Co.) has been reappointed to the Stark State College of Technology Board of Trustees for a term beginning April 6, 2022, and ending…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: House Bill 188, sponsored by Representative Brian E. Lampton and Representative Jon Cross, prohibits insurers from discriminating against living organ donor. House…

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Governor DeWine Launches Toledo Branch of the Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center

TOLEDO, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on April 5th, officially launched operations at the newest division of the Ohio Narcotics Intelligence Center (ONIC). The new ONIC-Toledo office is staffed with criminal intelligence analysts and computer…

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Governor DeWine Increases Violent Crime Reduction Grant Program by $50 Million

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on April 4, 2022 that he is increasing the amount of grant funding available to help local law enforcement reduce incidents of violence in their communities. The Ohio Violent Crime Reduction…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Gunnery Sgt. James W. Speedy

Columbus, OH -- In honor of the life and legacy of Gunnery Sgt. James W. Speedy, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Guernsey…

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Governor DeWine Signs Biennial Capital Reappropriations Bill

$2 Billion in State Projects in All of Ohio’s 88 Counties COLUMBUS, Ohio -- On April 1st, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 597 (Representative Scott Oelslager), the Fiscal Years 2023-2024 capital reappropriations budget,…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review for the Week Ending April 1, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced the approval of assistance for eight projects set to create 1,884 new jobs and retain 838 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Bluffton Police Officer Dominic Francis

Columbus, OH -- In honor of the life and legacy of Bluffton Police Officer Dominic Francis, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout…

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Husted, BroadbandOhio Announce Broadband Expansion in Mt. Healthy

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted on March 31st, announced a broadband expansion project in Mt. Healthy that will provide high-speed internet to approximately 3,000 residents and create public hotspots around the city. March 31st's…

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Governor DeWine, Attorney General Yost Announce Joint Initiative to Prevent and Solve Gun Crimes

COLUMBUS, OH -- On March 31st afternoon, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine joined Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Col. Richard Fambro to announce a joint initiative that will give local law enforcement officers…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Schuller to Napoleon Municipal Court

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 30, 2022, announced the appointment of Elizabeth J. Schuller to the Napoleon Municipal Court in Henry County. Schuller, of Napoleon, will assume office on April 25, 2022 and will be taking the…

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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Announce Fifth Annual In-Demand Jobs Week

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation, on March 29th, announced that the fifth annual In-Demand Jobs Week will take place during the…

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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Announce New Projects Expected to Create More Than $1 Billion in Investments

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on March 28, 2022 announced the approval of assistance for eight projects set to create 1,884 new jobs and retain 838 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of March 25, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine announced that a new drug education and mentorship pilot program launched in several elementary schools in Ohio. The Drug Resilience Education Awareness Mentorship (DREAM) program was developed by the Ohio…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Randolph to Hillsboro Municipal Court

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 25th, announced the appointment of William C. Randolph to the Hillsboro Municipal Court in Highland County. Randolph, of Hillsboro, will assume office on April 18, 2022 and will be taking the…

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Governor Mike DeWine's Appointments for March 25, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Mark Eugene Masters of Lucas (Richland Co.) has been reappointed to the North Central State College Board of Trustees for a term beginning March 16, 2022, and ending…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright

COLUMBUS, OH -- In accordance with the orders issued by the President of the United States of America and in honoring the life and service of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Two to Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, General Division

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 24, 2022, announced the appointments of Robert G. Hanseman and Kimberly A. Melnick to the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, General Division. Hanseman, of Washington Township, will assume…

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Governor DeWine's 2022 State of the State Address: 'Seize Our Ohio Moment'

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine delivered his 2022 State of the State Address to the Ohio General Assembly on Wednesday. The speech highlighted the DeWine-Husted Administration's successes accomplished in partnership with legislators while…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Portsmouth Firefighter and EMT Edward Long

COLUMBUS, OH -- In honor of the life and legacy of Portsmouth Firefighter and EMT Edward Long, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed Executive Order 2022-04D authorizing a one-time Medicaid emergency rule to distribute relief funds to home- and community-based non-waiver service…

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Governor DeWine Appoints McNamee to Xenia Municipal Court

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 22nd, announced the appointment of David M. McNamee to the Xenia Municipal Court in Greene County. McNamee, of Sugarcreek Township, Ohio, will assume office on April 11, 2022, and will be taking…

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Governor DeWine Launches New Ohio Drug Education Pilot Program

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 21st, announced that a new drug education and mentorship pilot program has now launched in several elementary schools in Ohio. The Drug Resilience Education Awareness Mentorship (DREAM) program…

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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Announce New Broadband Expansion Projects

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on March 18th, announced new broadband expansion projects that will make affordable, high-speed internet available to nearly 100,000 households in Ohio that currently don't have…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 18, 2022 signed Executive Order 2022-03D authorizing emergency rules to quickly and efficiently distribute COVID-19 relief funds to hospice providers, nursing facilities, and intermediate care…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of March 18, 2022

On Tuesday, Governor DeWine released the following statement regarding the death of former Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS) Director Geno Natalucci-Persichetti. “Fran and I were saddened to learn of the death of former DYS Director…

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Governor DeWine Opens Ohio Summit on Ukrainian Refugees

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today opened the Ohio Summit on Ukrainian Refugees at St. Vladimir Grand Hall in Parma. Hosted by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS), the event brought together various organizations to…

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Husted Announces OSU, Wireless Infrastructure Association Partnership as Next Step in Ohio’s Broadband Workforce Strategy

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted, who serves as Director of the Governor’s Office of Workforce Transformation (OWT), on March 16th, announced that the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) will serve as the industry intermediary…

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Governor DeWine Issues Statement on Death of Geno Natalucci-Persichetti

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine released the following statement regarding the death of former Ohio Department of Youth Services (DYS) Director Geno Natalucci-Persichetti. “Fran and I were saddened to learn of the death of former…

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Governor DeWine Appoints Miles to Clermont County Court of Common Pleas, General Division

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 15, 2022, announced the appointment of Kevin T. Miles to the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas, General Division. Miles, of Union Township, will assume office on March 28, 2022 and will be…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: House Bill 136, sponsored by Representative Scott Lipps, regarding Medicaid coverage of chiropractic services. House Bill 158, sponsored by Representative…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of March 11, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine announced as part of his comprehensive strategy to address lead hazards and prevent lead poisoning in Ohio, that his H2Ohio initiative is investing $4 million to locate, remove, and replace toxic lead pipes in…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bill Into Law - Senate Bill 9

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bill into law: Senate Bill 9, sponsored by Senator Rob McColley and Senator Kristina Roegner, reduces regulatory restrictions in administrative…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bill Into Law - Senate Bill 11

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bill into law: Senate Bill 11, sponsored by Senator Andrew O. Brenner, designates February 7 to 14 as "Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week"; makes changes regarding paid leave…

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Governor DeWine Announces $650 Million in Additional Grants to Support Child Care

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 11th, announced an additional $650 million in grants to help child care programs defray unexpected business costs associated with the pandemic and to help stabilize operations. This is in addition…

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Governor DeWine, Ohio National Guard Request Law Enforcement Inventory of Donatable Personal Protective Gear

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 11, 2022, sent a letter to state and local law enforcement agencies in Ohio requesting information on any surplus or expired personal protective gear that could potentially be donated to Ukraine. …

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Governor's Appointments for March 8, 2022

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: - John A. Lyall of Powell (Delaware Co.) has been appointed to the Ohio Elections Commission for a term beginning March 8, 2022, and ending December 31, 2026. - Christina M.…

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DeWine Calls for Summit of Refugee Organizations to Plan for Possible Ukrainian Resettlement

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today has directed the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) to convene a summit of various service organizations to ensure Ohio’s preparedness to welcome Ukrainian refugees, if asked.…

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Governor DeWine Kicks Off Next Phase in Downtown Columbus I-70/71 Construction Project

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Director Dr. Jack Marchbanks announced on March 9th, the start of construction on the next phase of ODOT’s Downtown Ramp Up project to improve Interstates…

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Governor DeWine Announces New H2Ohio Program to Help Remove and Replace Lead Pipes

Columbus, OH -- As part of his comprehensive strategy to address lead hazards and prevent lead poisoning in Ohio, Governor Mike DeWine announced on March 7th, that his H2Ohio initiative is investing $4 million to locate, remove, and replace toxic…

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Governor DeWine Awards Over $1.3 Million in Grants for Human Trafficking Prevention Programs

COLUMBUS,OH -- Governor Mike DeWine on March 4th, announced that 11 organizations will receive over $1.3 million in grants to develop and implement human trafficking prevention programs across Ohio. The grants are from a collaboration between the…

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Governor Dewine Announces $25.9 Million for 136 New or Expanded School-Based Health Centers

COLUMBUS, OH -- Governor Mike DeWine on March 4th, announced that $25.9 million will be awarded for 136 new or expanded School-Based Health Centers throughout Ohio. “Studies have shown that health and wellness are interconnected,” said…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of March 4, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine and Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced that they will jointly pursue up to $2 billion in federal funding to drastically reduce traffic congestion on and around the Brent Spence Bridge, which connects Cincinnati,…

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Governor Signs Executive Order in Response to Russia's Unjust War Against Ukraine

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 3rd, signed Executive Order 22-02D prohibiting State of Ohio investment or purchasing activity from aiding Russia in violating the rights of the Ukrainian people and ordered: - All state agencies,…

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Before Donating to Help the Humanitarian Crisis in Europe, Ohioans Urged to Do Research

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 3rd, offered tips and resources to Ohioans looking to assist the humanitarian crisis occurring because of Vladimir Putin’s aggression against Ukraine. “Seeing images of hundreds of…

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Husted, BroadbandOhio Announce New Mapping Resource to Identify Gaps in Coverage

Effort will help guide broadband expansion efforts in Ohio COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted on March 1st, announced that BroadbandOhio has published a new mapping resource tool on their website that more accurately shows how many of…

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Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on March 1st, signed Executive Order 2022-01D to distribute workforce incentive payments quickly and efficiently to home and community-based waiver providers and licensed residential care…

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Governor DeWine, ODOT Support Ukraine by Lighting Bridges in the Colors of the Ukrainian Flag

COLUMBUS,OH -- To show additional support for the people of Ukraine, Governor Mike DeWine has directed the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) to illuminate the state's two lighted bridges in blue and yellow, the colors of the Ukrainian flag. …

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Governor DeWine, Lt. Governor Husted Announce New Projects that are Expected to Create More Than $117 Million in Investments

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on March 2nd, announced the approval of assistance for six projects set to create 1,937 new jobs and retain 2,597 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit…

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Development Projects Will Support $1.4 Billion in Investments in Ohio Communities

Transformational mixed-use development projects to be located in Canton, Cleveland, Columbus, Delaware, Elyria, Hamilton, Mentor, Newark, Van Wert, and Wooster. COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on March 2nd,…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: Governor DeWine after signing Senate Bill 105 Senate Bill 105, sponsored by Senator Vernon Sykes and Senator Kirk Schuring, requires political subdivisions to…

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Governor DeWine Bans Purchases of Russian Goods and Services, Directs Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation to Divest Russian Assets

COLUMBUS, OH -- on March 2nd, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement regarding further action that the state of Ohio is taking following Russian President Vladimir Putin's unprovoked and brutal invasion of Ukraine. "As Russian…

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Governor DeWine Announces Day of Prayer For Ukraine, Orders Halt to State Purchase and Sale of Russian Standard Vodka

COLUMBUS, OH -- In response to Russia's unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has declared Sunday, February 27, 2022, a statewide Day of Prayer for the people of Ukraine. The Ukraine flag will also fly at the Ohio Statehouse in…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: House Bill 4, sponsored by Representative Phil Plummer and Representative Susan Manchester, regards county child abuse and neglect memorandums of understanding,…

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Governors DeWine, Walz Issue Bipartisan Response to Russian Invasion of Ukraine

COLUMBUS,OH -- On Feb 25th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued a bipartisan response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Governor DeWine and Governor Walz serve as co-chairs of the presidentially-appointed Council of…

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Governor's Appointments for February 25, 2022

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: Judith M. Black of Byesville (Guernsey Co.) has been appointed to the Zane State College Board of Trustees for a term beginning February 25, 2022, and ending July…

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Governor DeWine Announces Partnership to Promote Road Safety for Teen Drivers

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Feb 25th, announced a partnership between the Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) and the Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) to raise awareness about the resources available to help teens drive…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of February 25, 2022

Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement on Monday on the death of Dr. Paul Farmer. "Fran and I are heartbroken at the death of Dr. Paul Farmer, a man who has saved countless lives around the globe. "We first met Paul many…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Medina County Domestic Relations Judge Mary Kovack

COLUMBUS,OH -- In honor of the life and legacy of Medina County Domestic Relations Judge Mary Kovack, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds…

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Governor DeWine Issues Statement on Death of Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla, Orders Flags Lowered in His Honor

Columbus, OH -- Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement on the death of Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla. "Fran and I were saddened to learn this morning of the death of longtime Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla. Sheriff…

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Governor DeWine Issues Statement on Death of Dr. Paul Farmer

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement on the death of Dr. Paul Farmer. "Fran and I are heartbroken at the death of Dr. Paul Farmer, a man who has saved countless lives around the globe. "We first met Paul…

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Governor DeWine Announces Funding for New Outdoor Children's Literacy Trails

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, First Lady Fran DeWine, and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced on Feb 22nd, that the state is awarding more than $28,000 in grants for new or improved children's…

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Governor DeWine Issues Reprieves

Columbus, OH -- On feb 18th, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following three reprieves of execution: - Percy Hutton, who was scheduled to be executed on June 22, 2022. The new date of execution has been moved to June 18, 2025. - Douglas…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of February 18, 2022

On Sunday, Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement on the Cincinnati Bengals' Super Bowl run: "Ohio and all Bengals fans are so very proud of this Bengals team. They represented Cincinnati and Ohio with class and honor. They fought…

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Governor DeWine Announces 2022 Ohio State Fair

COLUMBUS, OH — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Expo Center & State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler announced that the 2022 Ohio State Fair will run from July 27 to August 7. “The Ohio State Fair brings people together.…

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Governor DeWine Signs Bill Into Law

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Feb 17th, signed the following bill into law: House Bill 51, sponsored by Representative Brian E. Lampton, regards valuation adjustments for destroyed/injured property and expressly incorporates…

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Governor DeWine Issues Statement on the Death of Robert Lindner

COLUMBUS, OH -- Governor DeWine has issued the following statement upon the death of Cincinnati businessman Robert Lindner: "Fran and I were saddened to hear of the death of Robert Lindner. He along with his siblings Carl, Dorothy and Richard…

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Governor DeWine Announces $3 Million in H2Ohio Grants for Ohio River Basin Wetland Projects

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz announced on Feb 16th, that $3 million in grants are available for projects that will improve water quality in the Ohio River Basin through…

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Governor DeWine Awards $10 Million to Strengthen Food Supply Chain in Ohio

COLUMBUS,OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted on Feb 16th, announced that 40 Ohio livestock and poultry producers will receive grants totaling $10 million to help them expand capacity and meet the growing demand for meat…

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of Former Ohio House Speaker Batchelder

COLUMBUS, OH -- In honor of the life and service of former Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives, William G. Batchelder III, Governor DeWine has ordered that flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon the…

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Governor's Appointments for February 11, 2022

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has made the following appointments: -- Kathleen L. Fischer of Sylvania (Lucas Co.) has been reappointed to the Banking Commission for a term beginning February 11, 2022, and ending January 31, 2026. --…

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Week in Review For the Week Ending of February 11, 2022

On Monday, Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Director Mary Mertz temporarily renamed three Ohio State Parks to honor current and past players of the Super-Bowl-bound Cincinnati Bengals. “We are…

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Governor DeWine Issues Statement on the Death of Former Speaker Batchelder

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine released the following statement regarding the death of former Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder: “Fran and I were saddened upon hearing of the death of former Speaker of the Ohio House Bill…

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Governor DeWine Statement on the Cincinnati Bengals' Super Bowl Run

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement on the Cincinnati Bengals' Super Bowl run: "Ohio and all Bengals fans are so very proud of this Bengals team. They represented Cincinnati and Ohio with class and honor. …

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Governor DeWine Reappoints Conway to PUCO

Columbus, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Feb 10th, reappointed Daniel R. Conway to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO). Conway was first appointed to the PUCO in 2017 by former Governor John Kasich. Conway's current term expires April…

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Governor DeWine Announces Super Bowl Sunday as Cincinnati Bengals Day

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine on Feb 8th, announced that Sunday, February 13, 2022, will be recognized as Cincinnati Bengals Day in Ohio. "I wish the Bengals luck as they prepare to play the Los Angeles Rams this weekend," Governor…

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Governor DeWine Awards Law Enforcement Recruitment Grants

COLUMBUS, OH -- Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced on Feb 8th, that a dozen local law enforcement agencies will strengthen their recruitment efforts with support from the Ohio Office of Law Enforcement Recruitment. Law enforcement agencies in…

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