COLUMBUS, OHIO (Dec. 5, 2013) – This time of year, many Ohio families begin putting up decorations to celebrate the holidays. Decorations help make the season bright, but they can also create safety hazards. The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) offers safety
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Dec. 5 (COLUMBUS)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced that his office will begin inspections next week regarding electronic raffle machines. DeWine had provided notice on October 16th to the organization representing groups operating these machines that they were illegal under Ohio law and if operations did not cease, the law would be enforced.
- Saturday, 07 December 2013 13:04
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Dec. 4 COLUMBUS- Today, State Reps. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) and John Rogers (D-Mentor-on-the-Lake) introduced legislation to grow the state’s “Straight A” fund with some $400 million in expected budget savings from Medicaid expansion.
- Saturday, 07 December 2013 12:57
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Dec. 3 (WARREN) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Warren Mayor William Franklin officially announced today that the Attorney General's Safe Neighborhoods Initiative will begin in Warren this month.
“Violent crime not only hurts the victims, but it also hurts the entire community," said Attorney General DeWine. "By bringing the Safe Neighborhoods Initiative to Warren we will engage those believed to be committing the bulk of the violent crime and hopefully get them to put the guns away."
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Sept. 26 (ELYRIA, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against Darren C. Sizemore for sending unsolicited text messages to hundreds of thousands of consumers without their permission.
“Current technology makes it easy for businesses or individuals to bombard consumers with unsolicited text messages,” Attorney General DeWine said. “But state and federal law restrict these practices, and it’s unacceptable
- Saturday, 30 November 2013 14:54
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Nov. 27 (COLUMBUS)—As Ohioans prepare for the holiday season, Attorney General Mike DeWine today is sharing tips for staying safe when shopping in stores or online.
- Friday, 22 November 2013 10:33
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MARION, OH – A team of Ohio conservationists is dedicated to re-establishing the endangered eastern hellbender, the largest amphibian in Ohio and one of the largest salamanders in the world, in areas it once occupied, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
- Friday, 08 November 2013 21:07
- Marian McMahon
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Nov. 4 - COLUMBUS— In light of the recent actions of the Controlling Board, State Representatives Christina Hagan (R-Alliance) and Ron Young (R-Leroy), will soon introduce legislation to limit the Board’s expenditure authority.
The major role of the Controlling Board is to appropriate excess funds received from the federal government. The Board’s actions are in every case
- Tuesday, 02 July 2013 18:20
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PAINESVILLE – More than a dozen constituents took the opportunity to express their views and concerns to Caryn Candisky, northeast Ohio district director for U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) June 11. The Lake County Board of Commissioners provided meeting space in conference rooms in the County Administration Building.
“Keeping an open dialogue with constituents is a top priority for me and I encourage people to take advantage of the opportunity to talk to a member of my staff,” said Portman in a press release announcing