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Rep. Scott Wiggam (R-Wayne County) addresses a House committee

DeWine Vetoes “Unconstitutional” Bill On Health Orders, But Lawmaker Says He’s Wrong

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Gov. Mike DeWine has vetoed a bill that would give state lawmakers the power to overturn his health and emergency orders. DeWine’s fellow Republicans in the legislature who support it are standing firm, so it’s almost certainly headed to a veto override and a court fight. In his veto statement, DeWine… Read More

Gov. Mike DeWine signs SB263 into law on January 6, 2021.

Gov. DeWine Sets Benchmark For Lifting Ohio’s Public Health Orders

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOSU) — Gov. Mike DeWine gave his most confident signal yet that the end of the pandemic is close, declaring Thursday that he will lift all COVID-19 public health orders “when Ohio gets down to 50 cases per 100,000 people for two weeks.” DeWine set the benchmark in a statewide address Thursday, his… Read More