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Attorney General Mike DeWine wants to expand a program used in Lucas County to
the rest of the state.
2008, Lucas County partnered with the Ohio Attorney General's Office in a pilot
program for county collections assistance. On Thursday, DeWine held a press
conference to say the program has been successful enough to begin rolling it out
the last five years, more than $800,000 has been returned to Lucas County. The
unpaid fees include court costs, attorney reimbursements and other money owed
to county entities. Most cases were considered uncollectible through standard
county measures, but the existing Attorney General Collections Department was
able to utilize in-house collectors and outside council lawyers.
program has already been expanded to 34 other local government entities.
Leaders say it's important that government entities work well together to
receive what they are owed.
Women, Victims of Crime, you know, things that matter and programs that matter,"
DeWine said. "It's only right that these people pay what they owe."
is showing you good government working together," said Bernie Quilter, clerk of
courts for Lucas County. "This is a county government working with a state
government. It's a Republican and Democrat working together for a good
government to return tax dollars back."
and Quilter hope to reach their initial goal of $1 million returned soon.