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Ohio and Louisiana Sign Concealed Carry Reciprocity Agreement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Louisiana State Police Colonel Mike Edmonson have signed an agreement that permits reciprocity between their states for citizens who have valid concealed carry permits.


Fugitive Safe Surrender Program in Richland County is One Month Away

In less than one month the Oasis of Love Church in Mansfield will be transformed into a courthouse as part of the Fugitive Safe Surrender program.


DeWine Reminds Families to Watch Out For Grandparent Phone Scams

As Grandparents Day approaches, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine again warned grandparents and families to watch for the telephone “Grandparent Scam.” Scam artists call grandparents impersonating their grandchildren, claim to be in trouble, and ask them to send money immediately.


DeWine Announces $15 Million Settlement for Ohio in Medicaid Fraud Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has reached a settlement with Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc.


BCI Marks 90th Anniversary with Open House Celebrating Past and Future

BCI today marked its 90th anniversary with an open house and ceremony led by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and BCI Superintendent Tom Stickrath. The event took place at the BCI main office in London.


BCI Awarded Grant to Develop Sex Offender Notification for Colleges and Universities

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that BCI has been awarded a grant to develop sex offender notification for use by colleges and universities. The $73,500 federal grant was awarded by the United States Department of Justice thought the SMART FY 2011 Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program.


Attorney General DeWine Requests that U.S. Supreme Court Take Up Health Care Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and colleagues from twenty-five states today filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up the constitutional issues surrounding the Obama heath care reform act.  States in the case of State of Florida et al., v. United States Department of Health and Human Services, et. al are challenging the health care law and its unprecedented claim of federal power to require individuals to go into the marketplace and buy federally-approved health care coverage or face penalties.


Attorney General DeWine Officially Opens BCI Athens Office

Ohio Attorney General DeWine officially opened BCI’s new Athens office today. The Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) Athens office will serve Southeastern Ohio counties with evidence intake, polygraphs, and other law enforcement services.


Attorney General DeWine Names Three to Ohio Consumers’ Counsel

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has made three appointments to the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel.


Attorney General DeWine Launches 2011 High School Video Contest

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today the start of the 2011 Take Action High School Video Contest, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win scholarship prizes by submitting videos on Internet safety.

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