Mike DeWine http://wvxu.org en Judge keeps same-sex marriage recognition ban in place, during appeal http://wvxu.org/post/judge-keeps-same-sex-marriage-recognition-ban-place-during-appeal <p>Federal Judge Timothy Black&nbsp; has decided Ohio's same sex marriage recognition ban will remain in place while his decision is being appealed. <strong>(meaning same-sex couples cannot go to other states, get married and have those marriages recognized in Ohio during the appeal of this case)</strong> The exception is the four couples who sued. Their marriages will be recognized and their names will go on the birth certificates of their children.</p><p><strong>From Judge Timothy Black's decision</strong></p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:34:05 +0000 Ann Thompson & Mark Heyne 25530 at http://wvxu.org Judge keeps same-sex marriage recognition ban in place, during appeal Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine hospitalized but doing fine, aide says http://wvxu.org/post/ohio-attorney-general-mike-dewine-hospitalized-doing-fine-aide-says <p>UPDATE 11:00 3/8/14:&nbsp; DeWine out of the hospital and on his way home to Cedarville said spokeswoman Lisa Hackley.&nbsp; Here is the full release:</p><p class="gd_p" style="MARGIN-BOTTOM: 1em; FONT: 16px/1.5 Garamond, 'Hoefler Text', 'Times New Roman', Times, serif"><span>"Attorney General Mike DeWine left The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati this morning after staying overnight for observation following a bout of vertigo.&nbsp; He is feeling much better and is&nbsp;on his way&nbsp;home to Cedarville. </span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 19:18:52 +0000 Tana Weingartner 23939 at http://wvxu.org Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine hospitalized but doing fine, aide says Democrats here ask state officials to investigate Deters for improper voting http://wvxu.org/post/democrats-here-ask-state-officials-investigate-deters-improper-voting <p>The Democrats on the Hamilton County Board of Elections have asked the Ohio Secretary of State and Ohio Attorney general to investigate whether county prosecutor Joe Deters voted improperly in the November 2012 election.</p><p>Democrats Tim Burke, the board of elections chairman, and board member Caleb Faux asked for the investigation after the two Republicans on the board of elections, Alex Triantafilou and Chip Gerhardt, refused to allow the matter to be discussed at a board of elections meeting.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 15:06:14 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 20284 at http://wvxu.org Newport woman convicted in Ohio AG's vote fraud investigation http://wvxu.org/post/newport-woman-convicted-ohio-ags-vote-fraud-investigation <p>So far, only one of the 20 cases of alleged voter fraud referred by Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted to the Ohio Attorney General’s office has resulted in a criminal conviction – that of a northern Kentucky woman who pleaded guilty to voting in Butler County last fall.</p><p>According to court records, 58-year-old Kim Trombetta of Newport entered a guilty plea in a Butler County court in June to a misdemeanor charge of falsification and was fined $1,000. Trombetta was told the fine would be reduced to $500 if she did 50 hours of community service.</p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:29:46 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18963 at http://wvxu.org Newport woman convicted in Ohio AG's vote fraud investigation It's official - Pepper is a candidate for Ohio AG http://wvxu.org/post/its-official-pepper-candidate-ohio-ag <p>Former Hamilton County commissioner and Cincinnati councilman David Pepper&nbsp;has launched his campaign&nbsp;to unseat Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.</p><p>Monday,&nbsp;his campaign&nbsp;filed papers with the Ohio Secretary of State's office, so he can begin raising money for the 2014 campaign; and has&nbsp;launched a campaign&nbsp;<a href="http://www.davidpepper.com/">website. </a></p><p>Pepper, who was in Cleveland Monday, told WVXU he wants "to be a real advocate for the working people of Ohio."</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:03:25 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 11444 at http://wvxu.org It's official - Pepper is a candidate for Ohio AG