Governor DeWine Signs Executive Order 2022-11D

(CEDARVILLE, Ohio)  – June 24, 2022 – Today, Governor DeWine signed Executive Order 2022-11D, the Emergency Adoption of Rule 3701-47-07 of the Ohio Administrative Code by the Ohio Department of Health.   

The executive order permits the Ohio Department of Health to immediately adopt Rule 3701-47-07 which sets rules for Senate Bill 23 – commonly referred to as the Heartbeat Bill, which was signed into law by Governor DeWine in 2019.Read full story

Governor DeWine Signs Bills Into Law

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed the following bills into law: 

House Bill 193, sponsored by Representatives Al Cutrona and Gail K. Pavliga, regards electronic prescriptions and schedule II-controlled substances, terminology related to overdose reversal drugs, a pilot program for dispensing controlled substances in lockable containers, out-of-state physician consultations, and pediatric respite care programs.Read full story

Petition Certified for Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Ensure “Medical Right to Refuse” in Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today accepted a petition seeking to add new language to the state constitution in support of an individual’s right to refuse medical services.

On June 16, the Attorney General’s Office received the written petition proposing to add Section 22 to Article 1 of the Ohio Constitution, “Medical Right to Refuse,” along with a summary of the measure, in accordance with the provisions of Ohio Revised Code (ORC) Section 3519.01(A).Read full story

Mount Vernon Municipal Court Weekly Warrants

Warrants were issued over the last week by the Mount Vernon Municipal Court for the arrest of the following individuals. If you have any pertinent information about someone on the list, please contact law enforcement. Thank you. #WeeklyWarrants
Vernon Kanode
Christina Garretson
James Schaade
Jeremy Blankenship
Not Pictured:
Kevin Schaffer
Alyssa Boudreau
Auna Mahyanna
Tyler Grubaugh
Heather Stein

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Governor DeWine Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of 1 Million Americans Killed by COVID-19

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—In accordance with the orders issued by the President of the United States of America and in remembrance of the more than one million American lives lost to COVID-19, Governor DeWine has ordered that the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio until sunset on May 16, 2022.Read full story