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 |  


Hanging back for true strength

Hanging back for true strength

Strength has been a passion of mine since I was a young boy. Growing to be strong is encouraged heavily when a boy is a child.“You have to eat w...

September 27th, 2017 |  


September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month

September is Suicide Prevention Month, a month that provides us with an opportunity to raise awareness about an issue that is plaguing so many of our ...

September 27th, 2017 |  


Alerting Ohioans to forced arbitration clauses

Alerting Ohioans to forced arbitration clauses

The recent fake account scandal at Wells Fargo and the data breach at Equifax have brought to light so-called “forced arbitration.” These ...

September 26th, 2017 |  


Natural disasters spur passage of Disaster Relief Act

Natural disasters spur passage of Disaster Relief Act

Recently the news has been inundated with stories about natural disasters affecting the United States and North America. We heard about Hurricane Harv...

September 25th, 2017 |  


Perry Township happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township Residents:I gather from the Sept. 12 Perry Township Board Meeting that our trustees are no longer interested in doing t...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Gumption for the fight

Gumption for the fight

Shrewd or spirited initiative and resourcefulness. This is the definition of gumption. Our “fight” seems to be a standard measure within A...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Protecting Ohioans harmed by Equifax

Protecting Ohioans harmed by Equifax

This month, we learned that 143 million Americans – about half the country – had their personal information exposed to criminals by the co...

September 19th, 2017 |  


The Hill: Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

The Hill: Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

In Ohio, at least 12 people die each day due to drug overdoses. If a terrorist attack happened daily in one of our cities or villages killing a dozen ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |