Ohio Dems Stand With Wright State Faculty And Students

COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper released the following statement today in support of the Wright State chapter of the American Association of University Professors and the students of Wright State University. “The students and faculty at Wright State deserve a quick resolution to this situation, which is why the Wright State Board

Thousands Of Ohioans Stand With The Workers Of Lordstown

Ohio Dems Deliver 7,000+ Petition Signatures to Save GM Lordstown COLUMBUS — During the Fight for the Future of Lordstown event Thursday night at Lordstown High School, the Ohio Democratic Party delivered 7,223 petition signatures that have been gathered from people across the state calling on General Motors to save the Lordstown plant and protect

ICYMI: DeWine Transition Fund Reaps Windfall from PBMs

In case you missed it… In his Sunday column, the Columbus Dispatch’s Darrel Rowland noted that Mike DeWine took $60,000 in contributions for his transition fund from pharmacy benefit managers — an industry that DeWine threatened to sue as attorney general and that will have much at stake when the new governor crafts his first

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.