It’s time for a balanced budget amendment

It’s time for a balanced budget amendment

We are quickly approaching a national debt of $20 trillion in our country, and unfortunately, the federal government has managed to balance the budget...

August 22nd, 2017 |  


Nominating the next generation of American patriots

Nominating the next generation of American patriots

As summer winds down, high schools across Ohio are opening their doors for yet another academic year.For the seniors, this school year signals an impo...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Investments in education make for better back-to-school season

Investments in education make for better back-to-school season

It’s officially that time of the year again—the start of a new school term. This week or next, kindergartners will be getting on the schoo...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Land as a part of community

Land as a part of community

Aldo Leopold in A Sand County Almanac wrote that land is a part of community, that the collective and individual aspects of land, including soil, wate...

August 21st, 2017 |  


Dismantle the white supremacy agenda

Dismantle the white supremacy agenda

Things have been weird lately. I’m blaming most of it on the solar eclipse. According to one random, unverified internet article, a portal opene...

August 16th, 2017 |  


Bringing our regulatory policies into the 21st century

Bringing our regulatory policies into the 21st century

Federal regulations should do their critical job of protecting public health, safety, and the environment while not unnecessarily hurting job creation...

August 14th, 2017 |  


Improving education benefits veterans have earned

Improving education benefits veterans have earned

At a time when it doesn’t seem like there’s much cooperation across the partisan divide, my bipartisan legislation to expand education opp...

August 10th, 2017 |  


Ensuring justice for online sex trafficking victims

Ensuring justice for online sex trafficking victims

It’s hard to believe, but children in Ohio—and across America—are increasingly being exploited and sold for sex on the internet.The ...

August 8th, 2017 |  


Improvements in workplace safety benefit Ohio employers

Improvements in workplace safety benefit Ohio employers

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) is a really important aspect of our state’s workforce and business climate. Every year, it ...

August 7th, 2017 updated: August 7th, 2017. |  


It’s time to work together

It’s time to work together

It’s time we kick drug companies and insurance lobbyists out of the healthcare conversation, listen to the American people, and finally work tog...

August 3rd, 2017 |