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

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Veterans Day

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement today honoring Veterans Day. “Ohio is home to more than 866,000 veterans, including nearly 68,000 women who have served in our nation’s armed forces,” said Ohio Democratic Party Veterans & Military Families Caucus Co-Chair and former state Rep. Connie Pillich. “On this Veterans Day, we

Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus Statement on 2015 Election Results

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus released the following statement from ODWC Chair Kathy DiCristofaro on the 2015 election results: “This week was a great one for Democratic women all across Ohio. The Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus lent our enthusiastic support to Toledo’s first African-American woman mayor, Paula Hicks-Hudson, and we also championed the

Ohio Young Black Democrats Statement on 2015 Election Results

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Young Black Democrats released the following statement from OYBD President Dontavius Jarrells on the 2015 election results: “This week the Ohio Young Black Democrats were thrilled to see young African-American candidates win in races all across the state — from Jaiza Page and Shannon Hardin, who both won re-election to Columbus

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Passage of Issue 1

COLUMBUS – The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper on Ohioans voting overwhelmingly in favor of Issue 1, the legislative redistricting constitutional amendment on today’s ballot: “We are thrilled with the passage of Issue 1, the redistricting amendment, because we expect it will lead to a larger number of more