It was announced by Ohio Governor, Mike DeWine that about 100 lawyers and other interested parties have made a “positive start” on deciding how the state ultimately might spend millions of dollars it could receive from settlements in the national opioid litigation.
The Republican Buckeye State governor stated that he hopes the meeting he ended on Wednesday involving the state attorney general, lawyers for cities and counties, the state health director and others can serve as a national model.
The nation’s three biggest drug distributors and a major drug maker made an agreement this past Monday to a $260 million settlement over the toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting the first federal trial over the crisis.
(07-08-2020) Indiana Next Level Jobs Program Sees Expansion
(07-08-2020) SonLight Community Church Hosting Marriage Night Event
(07-07-2020) New Deputy Marshal in Ashley-Hudson
(07-07-2020) Hearing for Former Montpelier Chamber Director Postponed
(07-07-2020) The Heat is Here Until the Weekend
(07-06-2020) Indiana Steadily Climbs Past 48,000 Mark In COVID-19 Cases
(07-06-2020) Toledo Police Officer Shot And Killed Saturday Morning
(07-06-2020) New COVID-19 Alert System Announced In Ohio
(07-03-2020) NE Indiana Has 58 New Coronavirus Cases
(07-03-2020) Ten More Cases Of COVID-19 In Southern Michigan
(07-03-2020) Hot Days Ahead Through Next Week
(07-03-2020) 2020 Angola Art Festival is Canceled
(07-03-2020) Toll Road Maintenance Worker Struck and Killed
(07-03-2020) Annual Classic Car Festival is Officially Canceled
(07-03-2020) Angola High School Graduation Ceremony Will Remain
(07-02-2020) Branch County Animal Cruelty Investigation
(07-02-2020) Indiana Governor Extends Order and Spells Out 4.5 Plan
(07-02-2020) Parade in Kunkle Cancelled