YOUR VIEW

YOUR VIEW

When you think of the corner of Court and Main, you most likely picture our beautiful and historic Court House. However, you also know that corner has...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Yesterdays – Disney, the Flood and I

I made no secret of the fact that if my family and I moved to Florida, I would not be working outside the home, but would, instead, sit under a palm t...

March 2nd, 2016 |  


Raising cap a boost for small businesses

Raising cap a boost for small businesses

Ever since I first joined the Ohio House of Representatives, the number-one focus of the General Assembly has been to support common-sense policies th...

March 1st, 2016 |  



Revitalizing Ohio neighborhoods

Revitalizing Ohio neighborhoods

The housing crisis and the Great Recession that followed took a devastating financial and psychological toll on a generation of Ohioans. One of the mo...

March 1st, 2016 |  


Vocational restrictions

Sherwood Lacroix was injured on September 7, 2003, while working for GMRI, Inc., a company that owns several restaurant chains. Lacroix did a bit of e...

February 29th, 2016 |  


Yesterdays: The Supermarket came to town

Our neighborhood grocers served us tirelessly and well. If they didn’t have an item you wanted, they’d get it for you. When your sons went...

February 25th, 2016 |  


The Super Bowl of Film-making

Awards season is coming to a close for film makers with the 88th Academy Awards coming up this Sunday. Many people on the fringes of the industry snub...

February 24th, 2016 |  


Resentencing

In 1995, the federal government passed legislation in response to the abduction, rape and murder of a seven-year-old New Jersey girl named Megan Kanka...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Cold spell shouldn’t spell disaster for families’ budgets

Cold spell shouldn’t spell disaster for families’ budgets

Dealing with the bitter cold is a winter rite of passage that Ohioans know all too well. For some it’s a nuisance; for others, the ability to br...

February 23rd, 2016 |  


Reasons we shouldn’t legalize marijuana

Before medical marijuana returns to the ballot again, and it will, some facts need to be reviewed….true facts not paid TV ads paid for by the pr...

February 22nd, 2016 |