COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party, Ohio Federation of Teachers and Innovation Ohio held a press call this afternoon to preview Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s visit to the Buckeye State tomorrow. Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper: While Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos may say one thing about investing in Ohio students, their budgets have
Near-total Abortion Ban Abandons Maternal Health, Provides No Exceptions For Rape And Incest COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper released the following statement Thursday after Mike DeWine signed into law the nation’s most extreme abortion ban, which is expected to lead to another costly legal fight: “Beyond its violation of the constitution, this
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to Secretary of State Frank LaRose’s “Fresh Start Campaign,” which spent $242 per voter registration to combat the state’s aggressive purging policies, which have removed millions from the rolls: “It’s time to modernize this whole process and learn from
Near-total Abortion Ban Abandons Maternal Health, Provides No Exceptions For Rape And Incest COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper released the following statement Wednesday after Ohio House passage of the nation’s most extreme abortion ban: “Republican politicians in Columbus are doing the bidding of right-wing special interest groups and lobbyists, instead of focusing
COLUMBUS — Republican state Rep. Bill Reineke entered the 2020 race for the Ohio Senate’s 26th District seat Monday just as Ohio taxpayers were learning they may never fully recoup $137 million lost to e-charter attendance scams, serving as a reminder that Reineke accepted more than $12,000 in political contributions from Electronic Classroom of the
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party is ramping up for its Summer of Action campaign with a fellowship program to register new voters, build volunteer capacity and push back on the president’s failed policies that are hurting the people of the Buckeye State. “We’re proud to be training Ohio’s next generation of progressive activists as
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to today’s U.S. House vote to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act: “Today Steve Chabot voted against protecting women and children from dangerous domestic abusers. And it’s clear why — Chabot has taken big campaign checks from the NRA,
Following the U.S. House vote Wednesday to condemn the Trump administration’s legal efforts to overturn the Affordable Care Act, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper released the following statement: “Steve Chabot, Dave Joyce, Troy Balderson, Mike Turner: they all campaigned claiming that they would protect Ohioans’ health care. They all promised to protect pre-existing conditions.
ODP Public Records Request Reveals Yost “Offer[ed]” Briefs To Buckeye Firearms In case you missed it… A records request from the Columbus Dispatch has revealed further special treatment given by Dave Yost to the Buckeye Firearms Association (BFA) after Yost filed two amicus briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court and only sent a news release
COLUMBUS — Attorney General Dave Yost — whose office budget skyrocketed while he was the Delaware County prosecutor — will have to answer questions today before the Ohio House Finance Committee about why he’s requesting a significant budget hike, including a 340 percent, or $17.6 million, increase in operating expenses, under Mike DeWine’s budget proposal.