ICYMI: On Day One of DeWine Administration, Advocates Call on Governor to Keep Health Care Promises

In case you missed it… In advance of Gov. Mike DeWine’s public swearing-in ceremony, Ohio health care experts and grassroots activists called on the governor to keep his campaign promises at a news conference outside the Ohio Statehouse yesterday. From the Columbus Dispatch: “It’s important that Gov. DeWine look at the actions he can take

Ohio Democrats Request Records From Inspector General Report On Bill Lager Company

Company Owned By ECOT Founder Received Millions From State Contract; Whistleblowers Faced ‘Significant Retaliation’ COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today requested all investigatory records from a long-delayed Inspector General’s report that found whistleblowers faced “significant retaliation” for criticizing the performance of IQ Innovations — a company owned by ECOT founder and GOP donor Bill

ICYMI: IG Report on IQ Innovations Contract Is “Disappointment,” “Missed Mr. Lager by Several Miles”

In case you missed it… An Ohio Inspector General report released “as the governor heads out the door” failed to “pursue the stench emanating from the intersection of contract awards and generous campaign contributions” in examining how a company owned by ECOT founder Bill Lager landed a lucrative state contract — and kept getting paid

Ohio IG Finally Releases Report — Four Years Later — on Lager-Linked Firm Receiving Millions for State Contract

Ohio Democrats Call on IG Randall Meyer to Provide Investigatory Records, Forward to FBI COLUMBUS — Post-election holiday weeks seem to be popular times to release reports on how the Kasich administration juked the stats on online charter school performance or steered state contracts — all to benefit companies linked to GOP donor Bill Lager.

Ohio Dems Statement on Kasich’s Decision to Sign Senate Bill 145

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to Gov. John Kasich signing into law “one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion bans,” a bill that would criminalize the most common procedure for second-trimester abortions: “It will be impossible to assess John Kasich’s legacy as governor without

Trump Cruelly Claims Closing Of Lordstown Plant ‘Doesn’t Really Matter’

COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper released the following statement today following remarks from President Donald Trump that if GM moves forward with closing its plant in Lordstown, “It doesn’t really matter because Ohio is, under my leadership from a national standpoint, Ohio’s going to replace those jobs like in two minutes.” “President