As GOP Writes Retrograde, Anti-LGBT Platform, Cleveland City Council Votes to Protect Transgender Ohioans

CLEVELAND — The Republican National Convention is coming to town next week and preparing to adopt a “staunchly conservative platform” that “amounts to a rightward lurch even from the party’s hard-line platform in 2012” — meanwhile, the Cleveland City Council today unanimously voted to protect transgender citizens under the city’s public accommodations law. “As the

Freeze The Funds: Ohio Democratic Party Calls For Moratorium On State Funding For Electronic Classroom Of Tomorrow

COLUMBUS — In its latest move to evade accountability, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow — a for-profit online charter school where “more students drop out… or fail to finish high school within four years than at any other school in the country” — is fighting an attempt to audit their students’ attendance, according to a

QUACK: Did Portman DUCK Today’s Trump Meeting?

COLUMBUS – Less than 24 hours after Sen. Rob Portman ducked Donald’s Trump’s rally in Cincinnati where Trump lavished damaging praise on Portman, today Trump is on Capitol Hill meeting with congressional Republicans, and Ohioans want to know: will Portman attend today’s meeting with Trump on Capitol Hill? When pressed on Wednesday about whether he

On 50th Anniversary of Medicare, Ohio Seniors Call Out Portman’s Record of Dismantling Retirement Security

Seniors Cut Medicare “Birthday” Cake, Highlight Portman’s Support for Ending Medicare as We Know It and Raising the Retirement Age COLUMBUS — Today, on the 50th anniversary of the start of Medicare, Ohio seniors and seniors’ advocates held a news conference highlighting Sen. Rob Portman’s record of hurting seniors, his votes jeopardizing retirement security for