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 |  


Assault in the unfriendly skies

Assault in the unfriendly skies

In recent weeks, United Airlines has been battling a public relations nightmare, to put it mildly. The video of 69-year-old David Dao being savagely d...

April 20th, 2017 |  


A guiding principle for responsive legislation

A guiding principle for responsive legislation

The Ohio House Majority Caucus recently unveiled its policy platform for the 132nd General Assembly, aptly known as the “Buckeye Pathway.”...

April 20th, 2017 updated: April 20th, 2017. |  


Hispanics shouldn’t over-interpret Trump’s election

Hispanics shouldn’t over-interpret Trump’s election

It’s safe to say that Donald Trump doesn’t have many fans in the Hispanic community.The real estate mogul rose to power spewing rhetoric t...

April 11th, 2017 |  


What is fun to you?

What is fun to you?

To me the concept of “fun” meant to waste time in frivolous pursuits. I mean, I’ve probably had fun doing things but completely obli...

April 6th, 2017 |