Simplifying regulations good for business

Simplifying regulations good for business

Although they are an important component of a strong economy, low taxes are not the only thing that promotes business growth and job creation. Another...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Protecting Ohioans’ paychecks

Protecting Ohioans’ paychecks

American workers know they’re working more than ever before, for less pay. They don’t think they can get by – much less get ahead &#...

March 21st, 2016 |  


Random Acts of Kindness

Never underestimate the dependency you’ve created towards your current situation. We ideally think that if one big thing happens for us (financi...

March 16th, 2016 |  



Keeping promise of a secure retirement

Keeping promise of a secure retirement

Last week, I met with Rita Lewis of West Chester, in Butler County. Rita was in Washington to testify in front of the Senate Finance Committee in hono...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Penalty Enhancement

In 1992, while he was still a minor, Jason T. Bode was adjudicated delinquent – the adult court equivalent of being found guilty – for ope...

March 15th, 2016 |  


Combating the heroin epidemic

Combating the heroin epidemic

At a recent town hall in Darke County, I asked those in attendance how many of them had family members or friends who had been impacted by addiction. ...

March 14th, 2016 |  


Keeping the promise of a secure retirement

Keeping the promise of a secure retirement

Last week, I met with Rita Lewis of Westchester, Ohio. Rita was in Washington to testify in front of the Senate Finance Committee in honor of her late...

March 9th, 2016 |  


SAK testing reaches milestone

SAK testing reaches milestone

Hundreds of accused rapists in Ohio now face prosecution for crimes that otherwise might never have been solved. As a result of the Sexual Assault Kit...

March 8th, 2016 |  


213 years of statehood

213 years of statehood

Ohio has certainly emerged into the national spotlight in recent weeks, and that will only continue as the year moves forward. But last week, Ohio gai...

March 7th, 2016 |  


A long and complex history

In the late 1980s, Thomas M. Keenan owned a small landscaping company in Cleveland. He had several men working for him, including Joseph D’Ambro...

March 7th, 2016 |