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Gov. Mike DeWine Claims “Great Progress” for Ohio Families. The Data Says Something Else

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s rhetoric about some of the most vulnerable Ohioans doesn’t appear to match the reality if data released last week are any guide. The governor has been refusing to talk about some of the most controversial aspects of strict new abortion restrictions that he signed into law in 2019 and which took effect when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v Wade on June 24. Instead, his staff has been referring the press to comments the governor made just after he signed the law, Senate Bill 23, and just after the high court issued its decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health.
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Ohio Gov. Mike Dewine declares Aug. 9 Dolly Parton Day

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has led to Governor Mike DeWine of Ohio to declare August 9 honorary Dolly Parton Day ahead of the country singer’s visit to the state. Parton will be stopping by Columbus, Ohio for a luncheon with Ohio’s First Lady Fran DeWine to celebrate and promote the Imagination Library program. The Imagination Library is a book gifting program. The program mails free books to children under the age of five, regardless of the family’s income. According to the Imagination Library website, the program started in 1995 in Sevier County, Tennessee, Parton’s hometown.  The book gifting program became a quick success and started...
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Ironton Tribune

Gov. Mike DeWine: CHIPS will benefit Ohio and America

The action by Congress to officially pass the CHIPS for America Act is the right move for our nation, and it will be transformative for Ohio. This $52 billion investment to domestically produce semiconductor chips on American soil will strengthen our national security, help fuel economic growth, and turn Ohio into a nationwide semiconductor powerhouse. As Intel begins construction in Licking County to bring its most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities to our state, Ohio is on its way to becoming an indispensable player in the semiconductor industry.

Gov. Mike DeWine dodges controversy while kicking off Ohio State Fair: Capitol Letter

All’s fair: Gov. Mike DeWine opened the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday. During a gaggle with reporters, DeWine avoided answering questions about a pending bill banning virtually all abortions, including whether he thinks there should be exceptions for rape and incest or whether he thinks there should be clarifications in the heartbeat bill. As Laura Hancock reports, there’s been confusion over whether the 10-year-old girl who sought an abortion in Indiana would have qualified for an exception in Ohio.

Governor Mike DeWine announced approval of assistance for seven projects including Kenworth expansion

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced the approval of assistance for seven projects set to create 660 new jobs and retain 3,333 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $39 million in new payroll and spur more than $51.8 million in investments across Ohio. Projects approved by the TCA include: