Ohio law allows increased penalties for hate crimes

Ohio law allows increased penalties for hate crimes

Ohio law broadly defines hate crimes as criminal acts motivated by prejudice or intolerance and directed toward a member of a gender, racial, religiou...

January 19th, 2019 |  


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This week’s newsletter: A reader requests, “Many retirees opt to sell their homes and rent apartments. It would be great to see something ...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Practicing politics at a high level

Practicing politics at a high level

Over a lifetime in politics, I’ve met a lot of interesting, impressive politicians. But those I truly admired were men and women who were adept ...

January 17th, 2019 |  



Some food allergies really aren’t food allergies

Some food allergies really aren’t food allergies

Question: My husband has always assumed he is allergic to strawberries, but it turns out that he’s not allergic at all. He just has an intoleran...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Ending the government shutdown

Ending the government shutdown

The President must immediately reopen the government, so workers can get back on the job earning a paycheck and serving Ohioans.Right now, 6,569 Ohio ...

January 16th, 2019 |  


Our changing times

Last week I heard yet another news report that Sears is closing and went on to read an article in MoneyWise about several consumer brands that may soo...

January 13th, 2019 |  


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The vast majority of women in the United States have children, however, in 2017, the fertility rate measuring the number of births was 60.2 for every ...

January 10th, 2019 |  


Ohio House elects a real statesman for Speaker

Ohio House elects a real statesman for Speaker

Yesterday, I was proud to represent my district. I left the house at 7 a.m. to arrive for what I expected would be a historic day in Ohio history, and...

January 8th, 2019 |  


Court ruling jeopardizes Ohioans’ healthcare

Court ruling jeopardizes Ohioans’ healthcare

Last month, a Texas judge handed down a despicable decision that threatens the health coverage of 20 million people and undermines pre-existing condit...

January 7th, 2019 |  


A great society requires great behavioral health

A great society requires great behavioral health

Over 50 years ago, President John F. Kennedy presented a Special Message to Congress identifying mental illness as one of America’s “most ...

January 6th, 2019 |