Drug Courts Governor Unveils First Budget, With Priority On Kids And No Tax Hikes - Or Cuts By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 15, 2019 Karen Kasler March 15 was the deadline for Governor Mike DeWine to release his two-year budget. DeWine To Propose Thirty New Drug Courts By Ohio Public Radio • Mar 13, 2019 Ohio Public Radio Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is announcing his first official step in fighting the opioid crisis. Issue One Post-Mortem By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 8, 2018 Ohio Public Radio For the third time in four years, Ohio voters soundly rejected a constitutional amendment that cost supporters millions of dollars to put on the ballot. Voters Reject Issue One By Ohio Public Radio • Nov 7, 2018 shutterstock.com Ohio voters Tuesday rejected state issue one by a 2-1 margin. Newt Gingrich, Van Jones Support Issue One By Associated Press • Oct 16, 2018 youtube.com Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich's backing of an Ohio ballot proposal to make most drug possession charges misdemeanors places the Republican stalwart at odds with many in his party. Explaining Issue One By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 15, 2018 shutterstock.com Supporters of state issue one on the November ballot say the constitutional amendment will steer non-violent drug offenders into treatment. State Says Issue One Could Cost Local Governments More Money By Ohio Public Radio • Oct 12, 2018 shutterstock.com The state budget office says if voters approve Issue 1 in November, it will cost local communities more money for a variety of reasons. Cordray, DeWine Take Different Stances On State Issue One By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 11, 2018 twitter.com Republican Ohio Attorney General and gubernatorial nominee Mike DeWine is opposing a November ballot issue aimed at reducing sentences for non-violent drug crimes, saying it would worsen the the state's opioid epidemic. Two Different Views On Drug Treatment Issue On Ohio's Fall Ballot By Ohio Public Radio • Sep 6, 2018 Republican Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor is concerned about a constitutional amendment on the fall ballot. Franklin County Coroner, Prosecutor Seek More Money To Handle Opioid Cases By Jim Letizia • Nov 10, 2017 cnn.com The Franklin County coroner's office is asking county commissioners to approve an additional 500 thousand dollars in it's budge next year. Federal Grant Helps Expand Ohio Families' Access To Drug Courts By Associated Press • Dec 15, 2014 Ohio is using a federal grant to help expand families' access to drug courts to address the impact of the state's addiction epidemic.