death penalty drugs Former Ohio Governor Says He Regrets Not Working For Abolishment Of The Death Penalty By Jo Ingles • Mar 4, 2020 Jo Ingles Former Governor Ted Strickland is officially joining the effort to repeal capital punishment, saying he regrets the way he handled Ohio’s death penalty while he was in office. House Speaker "Less And Less" Supportive Of Death Penalty By Andy Chow • Aug 20, 2019 Andy Chow House Speaker Larry Householder (R-Glenford) says his support for the death penalty is wavering as Gov. Mike DeWine's administration says it doesn’t think there’s a way to carry out executions that a federal court would find suitable. Governor Says No Legal Execution Method Found Under Ohio Law By Karen Kasler • Aug 18, 2019 Daniel Konik Gov. Mike DeWine is saying no executions will take place in Ohio anytime soon – because the state can’t find a method under state law that would get approval from a federal court. Executions In Ohio On Hold For Now By Jo Ingles • Feb 19, 2019 Jo Ingles Gov. Mike DeWine says there won’t be any executions in Ohio in the near future.