Career exploration, resources help close skills gap

A new Yahoo Finance article announces that the U.S. construction industry is short more than 350,000 workers. A study by the international business co...

September 25th, 2019 |  


A great tree you’ve never heard of

A great tree you’ve never heard of

A century ago, the streets and parklands of America were lined with stately Elm trees. Elms are loved for their graceful shape, with branches like spr...

September 24th, 2019 |  


What Ohioans told me in August

What Ohioans told me in August

At the end of each summer, Congress typically adjourns, letting me spend more time in Ohio instead of commuting back and forth to Washington every wee...

September 24th, 2019 |  



Are you stressed out?

The American Psychological Association reports Americans are stressed about money.Stress about money and finances appears to have a significant impact...

September 20th, 2019 |  


Mental health is a work in progress

Mental health is a work in progress

Last week, I wrote about my experience with my roommate’s death. Several people approached me, both online and in person, to discuss my column, ...

September 20th, 2019 |  


New twist in Ohio death penalty

New twist in Ohio death penalty

Vicki Williams of Lima believes Cleveland Jackson showed little regard for her daughter, Leneshia, when he killed her in 2002. As for his death senten...

September 17th, 2019 |  


Empowering workers in the face of automation

Empowering workers in the face of automation

As technology evolves, we need to make sure our workers are growing with it.Over the past month, I have traveled around Ohio meeting with workers, and...

September 17th, 2019 |  


Empowering workers in the face of automation

Empowering workers in the face of automation

As technology evolves, we need to make sure our workers are growing with it.Over the past month, I have traveled around Ohio meeting with workers, and...

September 17th, 2019 |  


Staying silent doesn’t work

Staying silent doesn’t work

I heard about National Suicide Prevention Week for the first time almost exactly four years ago this week. I was barely two weeks into my first semest...

September 12th, 2019 |  


An advanced era of health care

An advanced era of health care

I am incredibly proud to represent Central Ohio. It is the home to so many incredible innovations that impact not just Ohioans, but all Americans.Take...

September 9th, 2019 |