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Attorney General DeWine Joins States in Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple and Major Book Publishers

Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has joined with 15 state attorneys general in an antitrust lawsuit against Apple, Inc., and three major publishers alleging antitrust violations in the market for electronic books. (e-books) The lawsuit says Apple and publishers Simon & Shuster, Penguin and Macmillan conspired to change the way e-books are priced, costing consumers more than $100 million in overcharges.

4/11/2012

Attorney General DeWine Joins Prosecutor Mason to Announce Internet Café Indictments

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason today to announce indictments involving alleged illegal activity at  internet caf├ęs in the Cleveland area. 

5/30/2012

Attorney General DeWine Joins Lawsuit Against Federal Mandate Violating Religious Liberty

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, attorneys general from six other states, religious organizations, and individual citizens today filed a lawsuit challenging the new federal government mandate that requires religious organizations to provide insurance products and services that violate their religious beliefs.

2/23/2012

Attorney General DeWine Joins Colleagues to Question Backpage.com About Efforts to Remove Sex Trafficking Advertising

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined 46 other state attorneys general today in sending a letter calling for information about how Backpage.com  is making efforts to remove advertising for sex trafficking, especially ads that could involve minors.

8/31/2011

Attorney General DeWine Joins Call for Congress to Reauthorize Violence Against Women Act

Attorney General Mike DeWine joined 52 of his fellow state and territorial Attorneys General in calling on the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and ensure that vital programs working to keep women and families safe from violence and abuse continue uninterrupted.

1/11/2012

Attorney General DeWine Issues Statement on Merrill Decision

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued the following statement regarding today's Ohio Supreme Court ruling in State ex rel. Merrill v. Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources:

9/14/2011

Attorney General DeWine Issues Revised Compliance Report on State Awards for Economic Development

Attorney General Mike DeWine today submitted to the Ohio General Assembly a revised 2011 annual report regarding business entities that were granted economic development awards from the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD). The report describes to what extent those entities complied with the terms and conditions of the awards they received.

2/28/2012

Attorney General DeWine Issues Compliance Report on State Awards for Economic Development

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today submitted an annual report to the Ohio General Assembly regarding business entities that were granted economic development awards from the Ohio Department of Development (ODOD) with performance periods ending in 2010 detailing the extent those entities complied with the terms and conditions of the awards they received.

12/29/2011

Attorney General DeWine Issues Certification of HB 194 Referendum Summary

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today issued certification of the summary language for the referendum seeking the repeal of HB 194. The certification was issued today in a letter sent to Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted.

8/18/2011

Attorney General DeWine Hosts Summit to Focus on Health and Safety of Foster Children

Attorney General Mike DeWine today called for a complete review of the foster care system in Ohio. DeWine’s call for action was made at a Child Safety Summit he hosted in Cincinnati.

12/9/2011
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