Guest column: The truth behind the CBO

Guest column: The truth behind the CBO

Driving the 480 miles from Columbus, Ohio to Raleigh, N.C., should take you about eight hours. But what if your GPS device insisted you could make the...

July 21st, 2017 |  


Be careful who you vote for

For seven years we have had Republicans tell us that, if they are elected, they will repeal and replace Obamacare. Well, they say now it may be even l...

July 20th, 2017 |  


Representative Nino Vitale votes no on 4,500-page budget bill

Representative Nino Vitale votes no on 4,500-page budget bill

A small few have criticized my decision to vote against raising the Health Insuring Corporation (HIC) tax. Here is the backstory. The federal governme...

July 18th, 2017 |  


Protecting health care for rural Ohio

Protecting health care 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 17th, 2017 |  


And now a word from our sponsors …

I know! I know! It is possible to avoid television commercials. But I would just rather enjoy programs from my basic cable package without wearing out...

July 16th, 2017 |  


‘With great affection for Urbana, Ohio’

More often than not we spin our wheels in this fast-paced society earning a living, building on our careers, and simply forgetting to smell the roses ...

July 14th, 2017 |  


Cruz-Lee consumer choice amendment helps Republicans keep Obamacare promise

Cruz-Lee consumer choice amendment helps Republicans keep Obamacare promise

For the past six years, Republicans have been consistently campaigning on a promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. We won the House of Representativ...

July 12th, 2017 |  


Giving Ohioans a raise

Giving Ohioans a raise

It’s simple. If you work extra hours, you should earn extra pay. Yet all too often, Ohioans are working longer days without the overtime pay the...

July 11th, 2017 |  


Lacy explains his vote

I would like to respond to the newspaper article dated May 18, 2017, regarding administrative contract renewals. Statements in the article made by a d...

July 10th, 2017 |  


Eating healthy at the amusement park

Eating healthy at the amusement park

Question: My friends and I are planning to spend the day at an amusement park. Do you have any tips on how to avoid the sugar and calorie overload and...

July 10th, 2017 |