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House Passes Rep. Bill Johnson’s Improving Trauma Care Act

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed his Improving Trauma Care Act (H.R. 3548): “Today, the nation’s traumatic emergency medical system is plagued by inconsistent definitions...

Rep. Ryan Smith Elected New Speaker of the Ohio House

The Ohio House of Representatives today elected State Representative Ryan Smith (R-Bidwell) to serve as Speaker of the House, filling a position that had been vacant since April 12th. Following the vote on the...

Dayton Man Pleads Guilty to Being an Armed Career Criminal

Plea Agreement Includes Sentence of At Least 20 Years DAYTON—Mickey Allen Fugate, Jr., 40, of Dayton, Ohio, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of interference with commerce by threats or violence (Hobbs...

Governor John Kasich Signs Boater Freedom Act

PORT CLINTON, OH - Today, Governor John R. Kasich signed into law House Bill 29, known as the “Boater Freedom Act,” which establishes criteria for watercraft safety inspections on Ohio’s waters. This legislation should...

88,927 People in Ohio Selected 2015 Marketplace Plans in the First Month of Open...

According to a report released by the Department of Health and Human Services today, 88,927 people in Ohio selected plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace leading up to the December 15 deadline for coverage...

Attorney General DeWine Seeks Consumer Restitution from Storm-Damage Repair Business

(IRONTON, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against All Seasons of Kentucky Inc. and husband and wife owners Leo Patrick Richard and Carol Richard for failing to deliver promised services and...

Ohio’s 2015 Fall Turkey Season Begins Oct.10

Ohio’s hunters have the opportunity to pursue wild turkeys during a seven-week season from Saturday, Oct. 10 through Sunday, Nov. 29. Gobblers and hens are legal game during the fall wild turkey season. A complete...

Ohio Attorney General and ODH move to close Zanesville Nursing Home

(ZANESVILLE, Ohio) -- Today Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio Department of Health (ODH) Director Theodore Wymyslo, M.D., announced that they are working to close a nursing home in Zanesville. The move to revoke...

Spam: Delivering Malware and Advertising Dangerous Counterfeit Goods

Cyber criminals have long used spam (unsolicited e-mails, usually containing links to websites selling counterfeit goods) as a method to make money and infect computers with malicious software (malware.) Spammers can send billions of...

Amish Beard-Cutting Case: Ohio Residents Sentenced for Hate Crimes

“They trusted us to do what was right and we weren’t going to let them down.” - Michael Sirohman Special Agent, Cleveland FBI