Retherford Symptom of Larger Problem — Columbus Culture of Zero Accountability Under GOP Leadership

COLUMBUS — Columbus’s culture of zero accountability is on full display as Republican state Rep. Wes Retherford is refusing to heed calls to step down after being arrested for drunk driving and weapons charges, and his GOP colleagues that were partying with him are reportedly refusing to cooperate with law enforcement. Two candidates considering running

Ohio Republicans Continue Their War On Jobs

Statehouse Republicans Pushing Legislation to Gut Ohio’s Clean Energy Standards COLUMBUS — Gov. John Kasich vetoed legislation that would have gutted Ohio’s renewable energy standards less than three months ago — but Ohio House Republicans are back at it, fast-tracking legislation to repeal the state’s clean energy standards, which have created thousands of jobs in

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Trumpcare’s Devastating Impact

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper on today’s report by the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office on Trumpcare’s devastating impact: “Now we know exactly why Republicans like Paul Ryan and Pat Tiberi didn’t want anyone to peek behind the Trumpcare curtain — the Congressional Budget Office today confirmed

Ohio Republicans Back Health Care Proposal That Would Blow Billion-Dollar Hole In State Budget

Statehouse Republicans Embrace Trumpcare, Despite Kasich’s Warning About Cuts to Medicaid COLUMBUS — Despite Gov. John Kasich’s continued opposition to “Trumpcare” — on Sunday’s Meet the Press, he said of the House bill, “the resources are not there” — Columbus Republicans are urging Congress to move forward on fully repealing the Affordable Care Act, which

Dave Yost Offers Too Little, Too Late on Online School Attendance Scam

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to Republican Auditor Dave Yost’s election-cycle conversion regarding the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT): “For years Dave Yost has taken a head-in-the-sand approach to monitoring the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, which is one reason the problem has gotten so