Attorney General Dave Yost Files Motion to End Injunction on Ohio’s Heartbeat Law

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a motion on Friday to end an injunction put in place by a federal court against a heartbeat law passed in 2019.

The motion follows a decision by the Supreme Court that reversed Roe v. Wade. Therefore, abortion laws will now be left to individual states.

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Governor DeWine Leads Democrat Challenger by Double Digits, Poll Shows

A new poll from Suffolk University and the USA Today Network showed incumbent Governor Mike DeWine with a large lead over his Democratic challenger Nan Whaley. 

According to the survey, DeWine secured 45 percent of the vote, compared to Whaley’s 30 percent. Independent candidate Neil Petersen collected 15 percent.

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New Self-Service Kiosks Will Allow Ohioans to Skip a Trip to the BMV to Register Their Cars

Lt. Governor Jon Husted in Fairfield discussing self-service kiosks

Ohio Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted and officials from the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) announced on Wednesday that the organization will launch new BMV Express self-service kiosks.

In the announcement from the group, officials celebrated the new program that aims to save time for residents who require services from the BMV.

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Ohio Republican Party Has Given DeWine Re-election Campaign $870k Since January 1, Despite Two Announced Gubernatorial Primary Challengers

The Ohio Republican Party (ORP) has given the 2022 re-election campaign of Governor Mike DeWine (R-OH) $870,968 since January 1, 2021, despite the fact that DeWine has two announced primary challengers for the Republican gubernatorial nomination–former Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH) and Joe Blystone.

Recent filings by the Ohio Republican Party Central Committee State Candidate Fund with the campaign finance division of Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s office show the party gave the 2022 re-election campaign of Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted a $500,000 payment on July 30 without the approval of the party’s fiscal review committee or a formal endorsement of the governor’s campaign against rivals for the GOP nomination.

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DeWine Calls for Some Ohio Businesses to Close Offices, Employees Work from Home

The Ohio Star received a tip that Ohio Governor Mike DeWine was calling on larger businesses in Ohio’s red counties (according to the Ohio Public Health Advisory System) to keep their employees at home.

During a special news briefing held on Wednesday announcing a Bureau of Workers Compensation dividend giveback of $5 billion to Ohio businesses, The Star asked the governor about the tip and whether he was urging businesses to keep employees at home.

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Ohio Sportsmen’s Alliance 2019 Rally Features Lt. Gov. Jon Husted

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Hundreds of Ohioans attended the Ohio Sportsmen’s Alliance 2019 Rally Saturday night. Lt. Gov. Jon Husted and Director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Mary Mertz joined the Alliance for their 23rd annual event.

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State Senator Rob McColley Honored with 3rd Annual Taxpayer Torch Award

  COLUMBUS, Ohio – State Sen. Rob McColley (R-Napoleon) received the Taxpayer Torch Award from Americans for Prosperity of Ohio (AFP-OH) on Tuesday. The award is given to a lawmaker who “shows leadership through policies that break down barriers to opportunity,” says AFP-OH. Issues addressed by the senator that earned…

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