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Attorney General DeWine Certifies Petition for Personhood Amendment

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified the petition for a proposed constitutional amendment submitted by Personhood Ohio.

12/30/2011

Attorney General DeWine Certifies Petition for Ohio Medical Cannabis Amendment

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified the petition for the proposed Ohio Medical Cannabis Amendment to the Ohio Constitution.

1/20/2012

Attorney General DeWine Certifies Petition for Legislative Redistricting Amendment

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified the petition for the proposed legislative redistricting amendment to the Ohio Constitution.

On March 19, 2012, the Ohio Attorney General's Office received a written petition to add and repeal language to the Ohio Constitution from the committee to represent the petitioners. The submission was certified today as containing both the necessary 1,000 valid signatures from registered Ohio voters and a "fair and truthful" summary of the proposed amendment.

3/29/2012

Attorney General DeWine Certifies Petition for Amendment Regarding Labor Organizations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified the petition for the proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution regarding labor organizations.

2/1/2012

Attorney General DeWine Certifies Petition for Amendment Redefining Marriage

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today certified the petition for the proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would repeal and replace the definition of marriage in the Ohio Constitution.

4/3/2012

Attorney General DeWine Calls for Tougher Cyber Fraud Laws

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined members of the Ohio General Assembly in calling for the adoption of tougher laws dealing with cyber fraud.
 

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9/15/2011

Attorney General DeWine Calls for Oversight of Internet Cafes, Gambling

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced he is recommending legislation to establish oversight of gaming that takes place at internet cafes and similar establishments. The proposal will address electronic games that look like slot machines, which can mislead players and cause confusion for law enforcement.

3/17/2011

Attorney General DeWine Awards Missing in America Project $6,000 Veterans Charity Grant

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today awarded a $6,000 veterans charity grant to the Missing in America Project. The grant was funded by proceeds recovered in the investigation of the U.S. Navy Veterans Association, a fraudulent charity scam which solicited donations intended to benefit veterans.

12/7/2011

Attorney General DeWine Awards $3.5 Million in Drug Use Prevention Grants

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that 201 local law enforcement agencies across the state will receive $3.5 million in funding for drug use prevention programs through the Attorney General’s Drug Use Prevention Grant.   

6/27/2011

Attorney General DeWine Authorizes Action to Challenge Constitutionality of Health Care Law

"Our Constitution provides for a federal government of significant, but defined and limited powers," DeWine said.  "By ignoring the constitutional limits on federal power, the healthcare law tramples on the rights of Ohio's citizens.  We need to defend the checks and balances that our Constitution creates through its divisions of power and protect the people of Ohio from this huge federal overreach."

1/10/2011
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