Kunze Claims She Didn’t Know Who ECOT Founder Bill Lager Was While Taking $33K From Him, Her Biggest Donor

COLUMBUS — Asked during public office hours last week whether she would donate $33,000 in campaign contributions from Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow founder Bill Lager, state Sen. Stephanie Kunze indicated she would not and further claimed she did not know who Lager was — even though he was her largest individual contributor. “How could Stephanie

Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Canton Mayoral Race

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper in response to Canton Mayor Thomas Bernabei — previously an independent — filing to run for re-election as a Democratic candidate: “Mayor Thomas Bernabei has admirably served the people of Canton over the past three years, and he is an important

Portman Capitulates to Trump

Portman: “I Intended to Support the Republican Incumbent,” “I Also Get A Lot Done … With Him” COLUMBUS — After voting for Donald Trump’s massive tax scam that has blown up the deficit without boosting hiring, voting to let the Trump administration ease sanctions on Russian companies, voting against a Democratic bill to reopen the

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