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Attorney General DeWine Files Lawsuit Challenging Controversial Federal Water Regulations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. EPA over the federal government’s controversial new regulations defining “waters of the United States,” which were published this morning in the Federal Register. DeWine, who was joined in the lawsuit by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette, filed the lawsuit in federal district court in Columbus.


Statement from Attorney General DeWine on Supreme Court Decision on Power Plant Regulations

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today issued the following statement regarding the United States Supreme Court decision in Michigan v. EPA: 


Attorney General DeWine Statement on Supreme Court Decision

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine issued the following statement following the United States Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges:


Attorney General DeWine Launches Online Claims Process for Rock Salt Settlement Funds

Local Governments Should Submit Claims by August 7


Attorney General DeWine Warns of Lottery Scams

More than 400 Sweepstakes or Prize Complaints Filed in 2015


Ohio Attorney General's LINK Program Helps Identify Skeletal Remains Found in 2008

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that remains found in Holmes County nearly seven years ago have now been identified as a missing Toledo woman.  The identification was made possible through Ohio's LINK (Linking Individuals Not Known) Program, offered by the Ohio Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) at no cost to police, coroners, and families of missing individuals. 


Ohio Attorney General’s Office Wins National Award For Expert Advocacy In U.S. Supreme Court Child Abuse Case

Following a unanimous ruling in Ohio’s favor earlier today, a national group has recognized Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office for the high quality of the office's work in the United States Supreme Court.  The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) has awarded a Best Brief Award to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office for its work in Ohio v. Clark, which was decided earlier today with a unanimous ruling in favor of Ohio’s arguments.


Marijuana Legalization Amendment Certified

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today certified the petition for the proposed Cannabis Control Amendment to the Ohio Constitution.


Fourteen Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison Following Drug Trafficking Investigation

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Stark County Sheriff George Maier, Stark County Prosecutor John Ferrero, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced today that 14 individuals have been sentenced to serve time in prison for their participation in a drug trafficking organization that operated in and around Stark County.


Attorney General DeWine Seeks Consumer Restitution from Tree Trimmer

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a southwest Ohio tree trimmer accused of performing shoddy, incomplete work and failing to notify consumers about their right to cancel a door-to-door sale.

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