Program must still take effect on Sept. 8.
Maumee, Perrysburg, Bowling Green among those arguing against measure.
Three of four will be newcomers to debate stage.
Ohio Supreme Court voted 5-2 last week in state’s favor; Ohio's Down syndrome law also challenged.
Mr. DeWine needed the votes of 44 of the 66 committee members.
Dems now have 8 running for nomination in primary election, which takes place May 8.
Governor candidate would give voters a say.
Deadline for May ballot fast approaching.
Petition argues that Tom Noe is remorseful
Son-father conflict alleged.