Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

Protecting healthcare for rural Ohio

The latest Senate Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act would be devastating for rural Ohio.Last week, I released a county-by-county repor...

July 20th, 2017 |  


The American Patriot

The American Patriot

A Pew Research study from 2013 showed at that time that only 32 percent of Millennials said the United States was the greatest country in the world. A...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Veterans’ service continues through agriculture

Veterans’ service continues through agriculture

When I think of farmers, veteran farmers in particular, I think of hard working and innovative men and women. I see their work in rows of fields cover...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Cut FDA red tape so doctors can better treat patients

Cut FDA red tape so doctors can better treat patients

Doctors often fail to treat their patients with the most effective medicines — but it’s not their fault. Is an outdated FDA regulation to ...

June 28th, 2017 |  


This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week

This is Lightning Safety Awareness Week

COLUMBUS — In an annual coordinated effort with the National Weather Service (NWS), the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness is promoting...

June 21st, 2017 |  


Introducing Ohio’s next generation to manufacturing

Introducing Ohio’s next generation to manufacturing

A few years ago, I was talking to an official in the last administration about how to best support American manufacturing, and he remarked to me, R...

June 18th, 2017 |  


Ending epidemic requires cultural change

Ending epidemic requires cultural change

Ohio is facing the worst public health crisis in our lifetime. Heroin and synthetic opioids are everywhere, killing nearly 10 Ohioans daily. We’...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Not another bailout

Not another bailout

Too many in Washington and on Wall Street seem to have amnesia about the devastation the Great Recession wreaked in communities across the country ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Ohio jobs are not up for negotiation

Ohio jobs are not up for negotiation

I have spent my entire career fighting for a trade policy that puts Ohio workers first. Two days after last November’s election, I called the pr...

May 10th, 2017 |  


The Value of All

The Value of All

Each one of us, at some point in our lives, experiences a time when we’re uncertain of our own value; not just to others but to ourselves. When ...

April 28th, 2017 |