Task Force Seizes 200 Pounds of Marijuana, Three Arrested

DAYTON, Aug. 11, 2017 — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Montgomery County Sheriff Phil Plummer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent in Charge Steve Francis, and members of the Miami Valley Bulk Smuggling Task Force announced today the seizure of approximately 200 pounds of marijuana as part of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation.

Suspect Wanted for Grand Theft, Telecommunications Fraud

CLEVELAND - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine joined the Cleveland Division of Police today to seek the public’s help in locating Zienup Sbeih-Maddox, 23, of Cleveland, who is wanted for multiple counts of grand theft and telecommunications fraud.

United in Support of Responsible Gaming Education Week

Columbus, Aug. 3, 2017 - Ohio's four casinos and seven state-licensed racinos are promoting the American Gaming Association's annual Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW). The gaming industry is partnering with the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio, Ohio for Responsible Gambling, as well as local treatment and prevention providers to support responsible gaming education, programming and awareness with employees, patrons, policymakers, regulators and the public at large.

New Data on How Skinny Release Will Hurt Ohio

WASHINGTON, D.C. July 27, 2017 – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) released data on the negative consequences of the latest Senate Republican plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, so-called “skinny repeal,” for Ohio families.

NOACA awarded with more than $300,000 in active transportation grants

CLEVELAND, July 24, 2017 – The Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) was recently awarded more than $300,000 in grants designed to increase the safety of active transportation users and increase the number of Ohioans participating in actives like biking and walking.

Brown Urges DEA to Keep More Opioids off the Street

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 11, 2017 — Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined colleagues in sending a letter to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), urging the agency to better prevent painkillers from flooding the market.