national guard

More than 21,000 Guard members from 50 states headed to D.C., and numbers may grow

BY: - January 19, 2021

WASHINGTON — Wednesday’s presidential inauguration ceremony may have a scaled-down audience due to the pandemic, but the security presence on hand to ensure it goes smoothly will be supersized. At least 21,000 National Guard men and women — from all 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia — will provide security support for the […]

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Some ideas for Gov. DeWine on how to help struggling Ohioans

BY: - September 4, 2020

In his Aug. 25 news conference Gov. Mike DeWine outlined some good work the state is initiating to expand COVID-19 testing in underserved communities — presumably including neighborhoods of Black and Latinx Ohioans and people with low incomes. He indicated he’s open to ideas about how to help all Ohioans — no matter where they […]

DeWine won’t ‘critique’ handling of D.C. protests, but has sent Ohio National Guardsmen there

BY: - June 5, 2020

Ohio earlier this week sent 100 members of the National Guard to serve under President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., where they’re likely to play a role in policing protests. But Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday said he “didn’t know all the facts” about a federal law-enforcement action there on Monday that has drawn international […]