COLUMBUS – Ohio Democrats are taking the battle to protect and expand the vote to the courts, joining a lawsuit challenging Secretary of State Jon Husted and Attorney General Mike DeWine for making it harder for eligible Ohioans to register, cast a ballot and have their ballot counted. “With the 50th anniversary of the Voting
COLUMBUS — Yesterday in New Hampshire, Gov. John Kasich proudly proclaimed his support for cutting Social Security benefits for baby boomers and handing Social Security funds over to the same Wall Street banks that caused the Great Recession — and coincidentally turned Kasich into a millionaire. “As we gear up to celebrate Social Security’s 80th
Kasich’s Record on Climate Change: Clear COLUMBUS – Ohio Gov. John Kasich is already trying to Etch-A-Sketch his denial of climate change on Sunday’s Meet the Press, but his record reflects the exact views he expressed on Sunday. In fact, Kasich was the first governor in the country to roll back existing renewable energy standards.
Ohio Has Lost 320,000 Manufacturing Jobs Since Portman Pushed Through NAFTA COLUMBUS — Ohio Democrats are launching a statewide tour this week highlighting Republican U.S. Senator ‘No-Jobs-Rob’ Portman’s record helping Washington special interests outsource Ohio jobs. Local officials and community members will gather at stops across Ohio to set the record straight in response to the
COLUMBUS – Ohio Democrats today called on Gov. John Kasich to move quickly on soon-to-be-introduced state legislation that would prohibit discrimination in employment and housing for LGBT Ohioans. “The time is now for Governor Kasich to demonstrate his support for LGBT Ohioans and ensure they can live free of discrimination in the workplace and in
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today released a new video, “Not So Presidential,” highlighting some of Gov. John Kasich’s most controversial statements over the years. “Governor John Kasich has spent a long time in the public eye, and he’s not always handled the spotlight very well,” said Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper. “From
COLUMBUS – Republican Senator Rob Portman isn’t fooling anyone with his newly concocted “tough on China” act. After throwing Ohio workers under the bus last week with his vote to fast track the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership, Portman claimed he “fought for a level-playing field” with an amendment to crack down on China’s currency manipulations. What
Ohio Democratic Party Bolsters Emphasis on Local Races in ’15 and Beyond COLUMBUS– Last night, at a meeting with county party chairs from across the state, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper announced the Party’s plan to make early investments in local races throughout Ohio in 2015. The Main Street Initiative will be laser focused