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Attorney General DeWine Convenes New Human Trafficking Commission

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today held the first meeting of the newly convened Human Trafficking Commission. DeWine had announced in May that the Commission would be formed and continue the work started by the Trafficking in Persons Study Commission, which was established by the Ohio General Assembly and had completed its statutory directives.

8/15/2011

Attorney General DeWine Completes “Fracking” Inquiry

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has completed an inquiry into certain tactics used to convince Ohio landowners in the Yellow Springs area to sign leases for oil and gas industry rights.

6/21/2011

Attorney General DeWine Cites Progress in Prescription Drug Abuse Battle During National Poison Prevention Week

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine promised to push forward with the fight against prescription drug abuse as National Poison Prevention Week began.  National Poison Prevention Week runs from March 19-23.

3/19/2012

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.
 

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
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