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The leader of the Ohio House had pointed to that bill as an alternative to Gov. Mike DeWine’s anti-gun violence package – a proposal that is likely to be opposed by some Republicans.

From left to right: Fuyao Chairman Cho Tak Wong, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and China Consul General Huang Ping.
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Chinese-owned Fuyao Glass America, on Monday, announced that it will add 100 new jobs in Moraine.  Company officials say the jobs are part of a major expansion that includes acquiring more of the former GM Assembly plant.

Monday’s announcement at Fuyao was made by officials, including Fuyao Chairman Cho Tak Wong, and China’s Consul General Huang Ping. Ohio Governor Mike Dewine, Lt. Governor John Husted and representatives from JobsOhio were also on hand.

Ohio’s governor is pushing back on the Trump administration over a key issue – accepting refugees.

For most of 2019, a lot of talk about guns focused on bills that would lift restrictions until the deadly mass shooting in Dayton turned the tables.

Tuesday was the inaugural meeting of a new school safety working group, created by Gov. Mike DeWine to prevent threats or acts of violence in schools. 

One of the first big pieces of legislation Gov. Mike DeWine signed was an abortion ban. But he said it’s only part of an overall agenda he’s pushing.

Federal law mandates insurers treat mental health services like they would physical health care. But the sponsors of a new bill in the Ohio Legislature say that’s not happening. 

A study by lawmakers of the state’s often-criticized school report cards is due on December 15. And Gov. Mike DeWine is signaling that he’d be ok with lawmakers once again making changes to that system.

Lawmakers are preparing to hold more hearings on a bill that makes it easier to use lethal force as self-defense in a threatening situation, but Gov. Mike DeWine is calling on the legislature to prioritize another bill before "Stand Your Ground."

Ohio farmers say they’re on board with the state’s plans to slow down agricultural runoff into Lake Erie, which Gov. Mike DeWine has said is the biggest contributor to toxic algae blooms. 

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