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Republican lawmakers across the US set out to limit abortion access, including proposals that threaten doctors with murder charges

Pro-choice activists protest during outside the US Supreme Court on March 4, 2020, as the Court heard oral arguments on a challenge to a Louisiana abortion law. Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP A bill proposed by an Arizona state lawmaker would charge a person who obtained an abortion and their doctor with homicide. A similar bill proposed in Mississippi also targets abortion providers with criminal penalties. Republicans in several state legislatures across the US have proposed bills to limit acc...
Tags: Politics, News, Mississippi, Court, US, Trends, Indiana, Gop, New Hampshire, Arizona, Abortion, Kansas, Ohio, Louisiana, Republican, Biden

DeWine Orders $390 Million Ohio Budget Cut, but Adds Money for Education

Blaming the pandemic for negatively impacting state revenue, Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered budget cuts, but also restored some of the money that was cut from K-12 and higher ed last year.
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Morning Headlines: DeWine Extends Statewide COVID-19 Curfew; State to Spend $50 Million on Home Coronavirus Tests

New coronavirus cases in Ohio shot up Thursday with more than 7,200 cases; Gov. Mike DeWine says the state will spend $50 million in federal pandemic aid dollars to buy 2 million coronavirus tests for at-home testing; the number of Ohioans filing initial unemployment claims jumped again last week; and more stories.
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Morning Headlines: Ohio COVID-19 Cases Rise; Ohio Pharmacy Suspended After 890 Vaccine Doses Wasted

The number of new cases of coronavirus in Ohio rose Wed. to more than 6,300 after a short downward trend; a Columbus area pharmacy is being kicked off the state’s list of vaccine suppliers after allowing nearly 900 doses to go to waste; Gov. Mike DeWine faced swift criticism from consumer advocates Wednesday after he rejected the entire slate of candidates nominated to replace a former top state utility regulator tainted by a $60 million federal bribery investigation; and more stories.
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United States: Ohio Revamps Employment Discrimination Statutes - Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On January 12, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed into law House Bill (H.B.) 352, which makes significant and sweeping changes to how employment discrimination claims will be handled in the...
Tags: News, United States, Stewart, Mike DeWine, Ogletree Deakins Nash Smoak

United States: Ohio Governor Signs "Alternate Employer Organization" Legislation - Dickinson Wright PLLC

On December 18, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 201 into law, which establishes a first-of-its-kind in the nation, new HR services entity called an Alternate Employer Organization ("AEO").
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Morning Headlines: Soldier from Stow Arrested in Terrorist Plot; DeWine Warns of Vaccine Delays

A U.S. Army soldier from Stow has been arrested in Georgia on terrorism charges; the state is vaccinating people over 80 as part of the next phase of the immunization rollout; Gov. Mike DeWine says nearly all schools have told the state they plan to return to in-person learning in some form March 1; and more stories.
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United States: Ohio Rolls Out The Transformational Mixed Use Development Insurance Premium Tax Credit - Frost Brown Todd

On December 29, 2020, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 39, creating a new tax credit applicable to insurance premium taxes as a means to provide funding for...
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United States: Change Is In The Air: Ohio Adopts Major Reforms To The Civil Rights Law With H.B. 352 - Taft Stettinius & Hollister

House Bill 352 (H.B. 352) is Ohio's newest reform to its existing civil rights law. On Jan. 12, 2021, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the Employment Law Uniformity Act (ELUA)
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United States: Ohio Enacts Employment Discrimination Law Requiring More From Prospective Plaintiffs - Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff

On January 13, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed into law H.B. 352, overhauling the state's employment discrimination laws
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Morning Headlines: Statehouse, State and Cleveland Offices to Close Amid Protest Threat; Ohio Surpasses 800,000 COVID-19 Cases

Gov. Mike DeWine says the Statehouse and other state buildings in downtown Columbus will be closed through Inauguration Day; Ohio has surpassed 800,000 COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic with more than 7,600 reported on Thursday; Gov. Mike DeWine says the state is rolling out an online tool allowing residents to look up locations where the coronavirus vaccine is available; and more stories.
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Details on Ohio's new ban of juve LWOP and the broader national landscape

As mentioned in this recent post, Ohio recently enacted a new law largely banning life without parole sentences for juveniles.  Daniel Nichanian has this new piece at The Appeal: Political Report about the law and the national develops in this space. I recommend the whole piece, and here are excerpts (with links and the graphic from the original): Ohio is expanding access to parole hearings for people who have been incarcerated ever since they were children.  It will no longer sentence minors t...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Oregon, Senate, Virginia, Gop, Ohio, Burns, Mike DeWine, Douglas A Berman, Michael O'Malley, Daniel Nichanian, Kevin Werner, Brooke Burns, Ohio Justice Policy Center, Cuyahoga Cleveland

Knife Rights’ Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill Signed by Governor!

Knife Rights’ Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill Signed by Governor! U.S.A. –-( Knife Rights’ Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill, SB 140, has been signed by Governor Mike DeWine. We sincerely thank Gov. DeWine for signing this important bill. Thanks, also, to all of you who used Knife Rights Legislative Action Center for the hundreds of emails and calls to the governor. NOTE: The new law does not take effect until April 10, 2021, 90 days after signing. The existing law is still in effect until ...
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Morning Headlines: DeWine Activates National Guard Ahead of Potential Riots; State School Board Member Under Fire for Bus Trip to DC

Gov. Mike DeWine has activated 580 National Guard members in preparation for what the FBI identified as massive armed protests planned to take place in Columbus and every state capital in the country leading up to Inauguration Day; a member of the state board of education organized a “Stop the Steal” bus trip from Elyria to Washington DC the day of the violent assault on the Capitol; Ohio Republican Sen. Rob Portman said Tuesday that President Donald Trump bears “some responsibility” for the rio...
Tags: Fbi, Washington Dc, Ohio, Donald Trump, Columbus, Capitol, National Guard, Mike DeWine, U S Capitol, Sen Rob Portman, Elyria, DeWine, State School Board

Gov. DeWine activates hundreds of Ohio National Guard soldiers ahead of planned 'armed protests'

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is signing an order activating hundreds of national guard soldiers for use in Ohio and Washington, D.C.
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Coronavirus in Ohio Tuesday update: How those 80 and older can get a vaccine starting next week

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Gov. Mike DeWine explained details Tuesday about how the coronavirus vaccines will be made available to Ohioans 80 and...
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Morning Headlines: Armed March Reportedly Planned in Columbus; DeWine Vetoes Bill Lifting COVID-19 County Fair Restrictions

Ohio officials say there could be more violence at the state capital in wake of last Wednesday’s assault on Congress; Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday vetoed legislation that would have lifted COVID-19 restrictions at county fairs; President Donald Trump has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, one of the outgoing president’s fiercest GOP allies; and more stories.
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Ohio enacts new laws precluding death penalty for those with "serious mentally illness" and largely eliminating LWOP for juvenile offenders

As detailed in this official notice, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine over the weekend signed a bunch of new bills into law, and two are sure to be of interest to sentencing fans: House Bill 136, sponsored by Representative Brett Hudson Hillyer, prohibits the death penalty if offender was mentally ill at time of offense.  Senate Bill 256, sponsored by Senator Nathan Manning and former Senator Peggy Lehner, regards sentencing offenders under the age of 18.  This local press piece provides a bit of bac...
Tags: Justice, Law, Senate, House, Ohio, Mike DeWine, Suliman, Werner, Nathan Manning, Peggy Lehner, Douglas A Berman, LWOP, South Cumminsville, Kevin Werner, Rukiye, Brett Hillyer R Uhrichsville

Despite having intimate knowledge of the pain and death caused by the coronavirus, a surprising number of US healthcare workers are refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine

A dentist receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in Anaheim on January 8, 2020. mark Rightmire/Getty Images A large number of healthcare workers in US nursing homes and hospitals are refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19. As much as 80% are turning down a shot in some institutions, according to AP. In a number of states, officials have raised the alarm about the low take-up rate of vaccines among healthcare workers. Vaccine skepticism is higher than average among those working in a he...
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Morning Headlines: DeWine: Trump Started Fire That Threatens Democracy; Brown, Ryan Among Those Calling for Trump’s Removal

Gov. Mike DeWine says President Donald Trump's refusal to accept election results has created a situation that threatens democracy; Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown has joined the list of Democratic lawmakers calling on the Cabinet and Vice President Mike Pence to attempt to remove President Donald Trump from office after Wednesday’s storming of the U.S. Capitol; vaccines will become available to Ohio seniors in the general population beginning January 19; and more stories.
Tags: Ohio, Donald Trump, Cabinet, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, Mike DeWine, U S Capitol, DeWine, Ohio Democratic Sen Sherrod Brown

NAACP’s ‘Stand Your Ground’ Lies Won’t Die with DeWine’s Bill Approval

“The NAACP will continue to fight for the removal of Stand Your Ground laws in every state, and we will not rest until racial profiling in all its forms is outlawed.” Only one problem: A Stand Your Ground defense was not presented. (NAACP/Facebook) U.S.A. – -( “Gov. Mike DeWine on Monday signed a controversial ‘stand your ground’ bill that would eliminate Ohio’s ‘duty to retreat’ before using force in self-defense,” reports. “The governor had previously hinted that...
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DeWine Lays Out Plan to Vaccinate Elderly, School Personnel

Gov. Mike DeWine plans to begin vaccinating people by age in the second phase of distribution and will add school personnel to try to get students back in class by the beginning of March.
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Morning Headlines: DeWine: Occupation of US Capitol an 'Embarrassment'; 5 Ohio GOP Congress Members Refuse to Certify Biden's Victory

Gov. Mike DeWine has called the occupation of the U.S. Capitol an ‘embarrassment’; five Ohio Republican members of Congress voted Wednesday to reject certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory; political leaders in Ohio are weighing in on the mob takeover at the U.S. Capitol and President Trump’s part in instigating it; and more stories.
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Morning Headlines: Ohio to Move to 2nd Phase of Vaccine Distribution This Month; DeWine Defends Signing 'Stand Your Ground' Bill

Gov. Mike DeWine says the state will move to the second phase of vaccine distribution in about two weeks; DeWine is also defending his decision to sign into law a gun rights bill eliminating Ohioans' duty to retreat before using force; at least four Ohio members of Congress will join the dozens of Republicans in the House who will challenge today’s presidential electoral vote counts; and more stories.
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DeWine Offers Certification Plan but Not Mandate for COVID Vaccines in Nursing Homes

4,856 Ohioans in nursing homes and long term care facilities have died of COVID-19, well over half of the state’s overall COVID death total. Gov. Mike DeWine has said the virus has often been brought in by staff, and yet many of those workers have not taken the vaccine.
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DeWine's Decision to Sign 'Stand Your Ground' Bill Draws Sharp Criticism

Gov. Mike DeWine’s decision to sign the so-called Stand Your Ground gun bill into law isn’t sitting well with some city and state leaders who thought they were making headway in their fight against gun violence.
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Most nursing home residents in the US remain unvaccinated despite national plans to prioritize the elderly

A person receives the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center (EBNHC) in Boston, Massachusetts on December 24, 2020. Joseph Prezioso / AFP via Getty Images Only about 13% of the roughly 3.26 million COVID-19 vaccine doses distributed to nursing home residents and staff in the US have been administered, according to the CDC. Nearly 40% of coronavirus-related deaths in the US have taken place in long-term care facilities.  The federal government has partnered w...
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DeWine Says Ohio's COVID Vaccine Supplies Still Low, Even As Some Refuse Shots

Gov. Mike DeWine said the next phase of Ohio's coronavirus vaccine distribution is expected to begin in two weeks, but the state is still dealing with a lack of supplies and concerns about eligible recipients refusing to be vaccinated.
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Ohio governor signs gun bill expanding 'stand your ground' rights by eliminating person's duty to retreat

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has signed a gun rights bill that eliminates a person’s duty to retreat before using force, despite previously...
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New Ohio law requires full funeral services after abortions

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, a Republican, signed into law a controversial bill "regarding the disposition of fetal remains from surgical abortion." The 12-page bill outlines a number of Draconian requirements for people wishing to make personal decisions about their own health and bodily autonomy as it relates to the termination of a pregnancy. — Read the rest
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