Ohio Democratic Party Statement on Passing of Harry Meshel

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement on the passing of former state Senate President and former Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Harry Meshel: “Today the Ohio Democratic Party family is mourning the passing of a true public servant, a great Greek-American, a decorated war veteran, a tireless advocate for Youngstown and the

Ohio’s Opioid Crisis Continues to Escalate

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Health today released figures showing that the state’s opioid epidemic is continuing to spiral out of control, with more than 4,000 Ohioans dying of drug overdoses in 2016 — a 33 percent increase over 2015. “After nearly seven years of Republican control in Ohio, our state is going in

Ohio Republicans Failing to Lead in Wake of Charlottesville

COLUMBUS — With Ohio in the spotlight as an “epicenter of hate group activity,” the Republican candidates running to replace Ohio Gov. John Kasich have offered little more than tepid remarks in response to Charlottesville — but more importantly, Attorney General Mike DeWine has offered no leadership in confronting Ohio-based hate groups. “The Ohio Republican

Ohio Republicans Must Disavow Ohio GOP Communications Director Following Defense Of White Supremacists

Any Statewide Republican Candidates Unwilling To Disavow Kelly’s Remarks Are Complicit In His Defense Of Racist, Anti-Semitic Hatred COLUMBUS — Today the Ohio Democratic Party is calling on all of Ohio’s 2018 statewide candidates to immediately disavow Blaine Kelly, the Ohio Republican Party’s communications director. Yesterday Kelly issued a statement defending Donald Trump and the

Yost’s Office Asleep At The Wheel. Again.

Yost Donor Under Scrutiny for “Unfairly Profiting” from Ohio Taxpayers COLUMBUS — It’s a familiar story — an entity making millions from Ohio taxpayers is called out for financial mismanagement, while the government agency that is charged with oversight, Auditor Dave Yost’s office, is caught seemingly unaware, as Yost’s campaign collects big checks from the

ICYMI: Ohio Dems Announce #OHGOV Debates

In case you missed it… The Ohio Democratic Party this week announced it will be hosting, with the Ohio Democratic County Chairs Association, the first officially sanctioned debate with the Democratic candidates for governor on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in Martins Ferry. This will be the first in a series of debates, forums and other events

Is Something Rotten In The County Of Summit?

Ten Questions for the Ohio GOP, the Summit County Republican Party and Larry Householder COLUMBUS — The Ohio Republican Party got caught with their hands in the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow cookie jar last week and announced they would return $76,000 in campaign contributions from ECOT founder William Lager and one of his employees —