ICYMI: Ohio Republicans Attack Seniors. Again.

COLUMBUS — In 2013 Ohio Republicans raised taxes on thousands of seniors, forcing many of them to think twice about retirement — and now the Ohio GOP is back for more, putting unemployment insurance for working seniors on the chopping block. “Under Governor John Kasich’s stalled economy, many Ohio seniors have been forced to keep

Executive Committee Endorses Resolutions Supporting Ohio Workers and Planned Parenthood

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party’s executive committee took strong stands today for workers and women’s health, and against the parade of extreme legislation emerging from the Republican-dominated Statehouse. “The courageous staff and volunteers of Planned Parenthood confront real and significant security threats on a regular basis in order to provide critical health services, like

Ohio Democratic Party Seeks Records on Bill Attacking Unemployment Insurance

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today submitted a public records request demanding that Ohio House Speaker Rosenberger and Rep. Barbara Sears turn over all information relating to the development and introduction of House Bill 394, legislation attacking Ohio workers through a draconian reduction of unemployment insurance. “This one-sided attack on working families came out-of-the-blue

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on So-Called “Right to Work” Legislation

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Democratic Party today released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper on so-called “right to work” legislation, which will be heard tomorrow in the House Commerce and Labor Committee. “Republicans in Columbus just can’t help themselves. Last week it was gutting unemployment insurance for those who are struggling, now it’s attacking

WFMJ: #LiftingOhio Tour

The Ohio Democratic Party is focusing on solutions to the dire economic situation in many communities across the state with a “Lifting Ohio” tour that will highlight the work of social service agencies, early childhood education programs and behavioral and mental health services.

Ohio Democratic Party Stands with Ohio Workers to Save Unemployment Benefits

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today released the following statement in response to Republican fast-tracked legislation, House Bill 394, that would slash unemployment compensation. “It’s disgraceful that two days before Thanksgiving, struggling Ohio workers are having to beg to stop attacks to their unemployment insurance,” said Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper. “Just like

Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus Statement on the Passage of House Bill 294

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus today released the following statement in response to the Ohio House voting 62-30 in favor of legislation to defund Planned Parenthood: “Republican legislators’ continuous attacks on women’s health care in Ohio are shameful,” said Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus Chair Kathy DiCristofaro. “Ohio Republicans are playing politics with the