Utilizing technology to increase access to dental care

Utilizing technology to increase access to dental care

For many Ohioans, a trip to the dentist is easier said than done. It might seem remarkable that even in the 21st century several regions of our state ...

October 17th, 2017 |  


Voting ‘Yes’ on Issue 2

Our mailboxes and the airways have been loaded with “Vote No on Issue 2” messages with very little explanation what Issue 2 is about. As a...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Breast cancer research key to cure

Breast cancer research key to cure

You may think getting the news at the age of 28 that you have Stage 2 breast cancer is the worst thing that will ever happen to you. In May of 2014, t...

October 12th, 2017 |  


Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

Growing Ohio’s local farm economies

If the best apples are grown in Ohio, why buy apples from Washington or New York?We should support Ohio farmers from around the state, helping them gr...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Higher education initiatives work to improve workforce

Higher education initiatives work to improve workforce

Higher education is much different than it was ten years ago. A traditional four-year plan seemed to be the path most students took, but after the Gre...

October 9th, 2017 |  


‘Raise The Vibe’ is a virtual breath of fresh air

‘Raise The Vibe’ is a virtual breath of fresh air

I see the Universe everywhere, but it feels best when I see it in fellow human beings.My life has become an exploration in search of true strength. In...

October 9th, 2017 |  


Investing in state of the art schools

Investing in state of the art schools

If we want to prepare our students for 21st century jobs, we need to invest in 21st century classrooms. But too many of our schools have fallen into d...

October 3rd, 2017 |  


High taxes discourage job creation

Since President Trump’s inauguration, the American economy has seen a refreshing pattern of growth. Unemployment is down nearly one percent̵...

October 2nd, 2017 |  


Task forces an opportunity to gain further insight

Task forces an opportunity to gain further insight

Earlier this year, I announced the creation of five bipartisan task forces that would be responsible for addressing a specific policy area. The task f...

September 28th, 2017 |  


Looking back at my mother’s tragic death in Clinton County

Looking back at my mother’s tragic death in Clinton County

Three years ago today (Sept. 29) my mother walked in front of an oncoming train in Wilmington. She was 55-years-old.I was sitting in a coffee shop bes...

September 28th, 2017 |