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DeWine signs executive orders following swearing-in ceremony

Written on Jan 13, 2023

Gov. Mike DeWine signed five executive orders ranging from expanding the state’s anti-discrimination policy to addressing educational and training needs of Ohio’s workforce. The executive orders, according to his office, include the following: 

  • 2023-01D to add “status as a nursing mother” to the antidiscrimination in state government policy. 

  • 2023-02D to establish a youth mentorship program for state employees. 

  • 2023-03D to prohibit the use of certain foreign-owned applications, platforms, and websites on state-owned or leased electronic devices. 

  • 2023-04D to create the Ohio Mental Health Insurance Office in the Ohio Department of Insurance to ensure compliance and to develop best practice standards for providing mental health and addiction insurance benefits. 

  • 2023-05D to address critical educational and training needs to support continued economic development across Ohio through a dynamically skilled, productive, and purposeful workforce.