Ohio Leads the Nation — in Opioid Overdose Deaths

COLUMBUS — Ohio Democrats are calling for real action and far more investment in treatment programs to attack the Buckeye State’s spiraling opioid crisis, which claims an average of eight lives every day to overdoses. “Ohio’s heroin crisis continues unabated, with too much talk and too little leadership from the state on the issue,” said

10 Questions for Trump in Ohio

CINCINNATI — The Ohio Democratic Party is asking for concrete plans from President-Elect Donald Trump, as he travels today to the Buckeye State, which is facing rising unemployment and the nation’s worst heroin crisis. What is your plan to replace the Affordable Care Act? How will it cover the 692,532 Ohioans who have been covered

GOP And Big Banks’ Lobbyists Gunning For Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Under Trump Administration

COLUMBUS — Despite his vow to “drain the swamp,” President-Elect Donald Trump would give a huge prize to the big banks that wrecked our economy if, as expected, he defangs the consumer protection agency created by Wall Street reform legislation and led by former Ohio Attorney General Rich Cordray. “Under Director Rich Cordray’s leadership, the

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Steve Bannon’s Appointment as Trump’s Top Adviser

COLUMBUS — In response to yesterday’s announcement that President-Elect Donald Trump has appointed Steve Bannon as his “senior counselor,” the Ohio Democratic Party issued the following statement: “We are deeply troubled that one of President-Elect Trump’s first acts is to choose a man who profits from hate as his top adviser,” said Ohio Democratic Party

Post-Election Statement by Chairman David Pepper

As Martin Luther King said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Sadly, with Tuesday’s result, we look to be entering those times. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. Tuesday was a terrible day for

Day 1: Portman’s Disastrous Trade Record

Countdown to Election Day: “8 Days, 8 Ways Rob Portman Sold Out Ohio” COLUMBUS — Leading up to Election Day, the Ohio Democratic Party is counting down “8 Days, 8 Ways Rob Portman Sold Out Ohio.” Today, on day one, the party is highlighting Sen. Rob Portman’s decades-long record of championing unfair trade policies that

ICYMI: Ohio Early Vote Numbers Break Records

COLUMBUS — Early voting is breaking records and topping 2012 totals in important Democratic stronghold counties in Ohio, and Democrats are leading 48-41 among early voters, according to a new poll by TargetSmart/William & Mary. Women are powering the Democratic lead in Ohio early voting. Women represent 57 percent of Ohio’s early vote electorate, and

Day 2: Portman’s Anti-Equal Pay Record

Countdown to Election Day: “8 Days, 8 Ways Rob Portman Sold Out Ohio” COLUMBUS — Leading up to Election Day, the Ohio Democratic Party is counting down “8 Days, 8 Ways Rob Portman Sold Out Ohio.” Today, on day two, the party is highlighting Sen. Rob Portman’s record of standing with the special interests he