May 9 (AKRON, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced May 9 a bold, new, holistic initiative aimed at decreasing violent crime in Ohio by targeting Ohio's most violent offenders. The Attorney General's Safe Neighborhoods Initiative will begin in Akron and eventually spread to other crime-ridden
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May 3 (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced May 3 an agreement with Cari Johnson and her charitable organization, A Dollar to Care, to cease operations after evidence of misusing charitable funds was uncovered.
"Ohioans who support veteran-oriented charities trust that their donations actually benefit those who served our country in uniform and their families," said Attorney General DeWine. "The Ohio Attorney General's Office targets solicitors
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May 7 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a $153 million settlement has been reached in a class action shareholder lawsuit with Fannie Mae and accounting firm KPMG. The settlement must be approved by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
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May 7 - COLUMBUS- State Representative Mike Dovilla (R-Berea) was joined by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel at a press conference May 7 to unveil legislation seeking to establish "Open Ohio," a state government expenditure database showing taxpayers exactly where their money is being spent.
In an effort to increase government accountability and transparency, this legislation
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- By Josh Sweigart Dayton Daily News, Ohio (MCT)
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May 16--An unprecedented fraud crackdown has led Ohio officials to cut off payments to 14 child care centers since October -- including one in Dayton and five in the Cincinnati area -- for allegedly charging the taxpayer-funded program for children not in their care.
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- By John Futty The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio (MCT)
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May 16--As the Franklin County legal community gathers today for a seminar on attracting qualified candidates for judgeships, a local Democratic leader is questioning the qualifications of the Republican governor's two latest judicial appointments.
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- By Jim Provance The Blade, Toledo, Ohio (MCT)
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May 16--COLUMBUS -- Ohio's battle to suppress Lake Erie's harmful algae has government and farmer buy-in.
But it needs more money and regulation, a panel told state budget crafters Wednesday.