COLUMBUS — Amidst false attacks on Ted Strickland from Sen. Rob Portman, today the Ohio Democratic Party is revealing that Portman has spent nearly $200,000 in taxpayer funds for congressional travel — including jetsetting to more than 20 foreign countries. “It is well known that Rob Portman votes against hard-working Ohio families in order to
$290 Million in Local Tax Dollars Diverted to For-Profit Charter School System That Is Failing Our Kids COLUMBUS – The Ohio Democratic Party is highlighting the impact of Ohio’s $1 billion for-profit charter school industry on local districts with a statewide back-to-school tour this week in Montgomery, Franklin, Mahoning, Muskingum, Athens and Cuyahoga counties. “Ohio’s
Thursday at Zanesville High School members of the Ohio Democratic Party held a press conference to discuss the problems with charter schools in Ohio. $1.8 million of Muskingum County tax money is spent on charter schools, according to Stephanie Dodd, who represents Southeastern Ohio counties for the Ohio Board of Education. She explains what problems
The Ohio Democratic Party says for-profit charter schools are impacting public schools across the state. The group says that Mahoning County taxpayers shell out more than $2 million a year to support the charter school tax.
COLUMBUS — As Ted Strickland joins veterans in Hamilton County today to condemn Sen. Rob Portman for his ongoing endorsement of Donald Trump — who has repeatedly insulted veterans and prisoners of war — here’s a reminder of Portman’s disastrous record of hurting Ohio’s veterans and military families. “When you take a look at Rob
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party today called on Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien to cancel a high-dollar fundraiser featuring public officials that evaded investigation and prosecution by O’Brien’s office, despite questionable activities. “This looks to be a big ‘thank you’ party from people to whom Ron O’Brien was awfully kind,” said Ohio Democratic Party
COLUMBUS — On the 25th anniversary of Ukrainian Independence today, the Ohio Democratic Party is calling on Sen. Rob Portman to condemn Donald Trump, who has made clear he would jeopardize Ukrainian security and cozy up to Russian President Vladimir Putin. “Donald Trump not only puts our national security at risk, he is a direct
COLUMBUS — As Ted Strickland joins autoworkers at events in Toledo and Lima today, here’s a reminder of Sen. Rob Portman’s notorious statement that the auto rescue, which saved 160,000 Ohio jobs, was a “lousy deal for Ohio.” “It is unthinkable that a Senator from Ohio would oppose the rescue that saved Ohio’s auto industry
State Democrats are once again calling for a legislative crackdown on charter schools. They say the system is seriously flawed, filled with fraud, it’s failing Ohio’s children and millions of tax dollars are going to waste.
AKRON — At Donald Trump’s rally in Akron today, the Ohio Democratic Party will distribute flyers to inform voters about Sen. Rob Portman’s decades-long record of supporting unfair trade policies that have cost Ohio over 300,000 jobs to places like China. Portman recently said he is “all in” for Donald Trump and that he will