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 |  



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 |  


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 |  


Playing and playing – and playing some more

There was nothing like summer on River Road. No more undershirts, no more shoes – just three whole months of carefree days perfect for cloud wat...

July 9th, 2017 |  


Carol Marak at Seniorcare.com has ideas on living alone

Studies indicate that people over the age of 65 years will need some form of long-term care help, especially the ones without family. The 2010 U.S. Ce...

July 4th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Just a holiday hodgepodge

As we prepare to celebrate America’s 241st birthday tomorrow, I find myself rummaging through a bunch of stray thoughts. In anticipation of some...

July 2nd, 2017 |  


Here’s to safer and healthier picnics

Here’s to safer and healthier picnics

Question: I’m planning to pack a picnic for our 4th of July celebration in the park. To save time, can I partially cook the ribs at home and fin...

July 2nd, 2017 |