Ohio Politics

A video making the rounds on social media shows Ohio health director Amy Acton not wearing a mask. It was recorded months ago.

A video making the rounds on social media shows Ohio health director Amy Acton not wearing a mask. It was recorded months ago.

Critics of Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s response to the coronavirus in recent days have begun sharing a 10-second video, showing Ohio Department of Health Director Dr. Amy Acton not wearing a mask and sitting near others while talking about the coronavirus. As it turns out, the video was recorded on March 3, when Acton met with editors and reporters for cleveland.com and The Plain Dealer.

Jimmy Dimora wouldn’t have contracted coronavirus had prison officials followed orders from AG, judge, his attorney says

Jimmy Dimora wouldn’t have contracted coronavirus had prison officials followed orders from AG, judge, his attorney says

Had officials followed the guidance of the attorney general or the order of a federal judge, one of Cuyahoga County’s most notorious politicians would not have contracted the coronavirus while serving time at a federal prison in Ohio, his attorney argued.