Ohio Democratic Party Statement on U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Janus v. AFSCME

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party released the following statement from Chairman David Pepper responding to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling today in Janus v. AFSCME: “For years right-wing extremists and deep-pocketed donors have been systematically attacking workers’ rights through the courts and in state legislatures across the country — and today’s 5-4 decision in

Ohio Democratic Party Endorses Cordray-Sutton, Statehouse, Congressional Candidates

Executive Committee Approves Resolutions Calling for Expanded Chartergate Audit, Condemning Trump Administration’s Family Separation Policies COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party executive committee voted unanimously to endorse Rich Cordray for governor and Betty Sutton for lieutenant governor, along with candidates for state House, state Senate and U.S. Congress on Saturday in Columbus. “The Ohio Democratic

More D.C. Bailouts for Balderson

GOP Super PAC Spends Big to Tout Troy’s Record — But Forgets to Mention His Support for Online Charters Like ECOT COLUMBUS — State Sen. Troy Balderson’s campaign is getting another bailout from D.C. insiders like Speaker Paul Ryan, as a Ryan-connected super PAC spends big on new TV ads touting Troy’s record, but they

Mike DeWine Refuses To Stand Up For Children

COLUMBUS — For the second straight day and even on a day that many Republicans and Donald Trump himself reversed their positions, Mike DeWine refused to stand up and defend children who are being separated from their families at the border. Wednesday — DeWine declines to comment on proposed legislation or “call out Trump” to

Innovation Ohio: Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow “Stole Nearly $200 Million in Taxpayer Money”

ECOT’s Chartergate Scandal Dwarfs Coingate, According to IO Estimates COLUMBUS – The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) operated for 18 years in Ohio, and over nearly two decades the now-shuttered e-charter defrauded the state of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars, according to estimates released today by the non-partisan think tank Innovation Ohio. “Up until

Balderson Stands With Trump — And Against Kasich — On Protecting Ohioans With Pre-Existing Conditions

Ohio’s Special Election Could Determine Fate of Conservatives’ New Push to Repeal the Affordable Care Act COLUMBUS — As Gov. John Kasich speaks out against the Trump administration’s decision to throw millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions under the bus and conservatives plot to push another Affordable Care Act repeal bill, state Sen. Troy Balderson’s

State Sen. Troy Balderson Joins the “Statehouse Gang”

Balderson Running for Congress with Support of Disgraced Former Ohio GOP Leader COLUMBUS — State Sen. Troy Balderson is running for Congress with the backing of former Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, launched his campaign under the direction of Rosenberger’s former chief of staff and traveled on the dime of GOPAC, the shady organization that sponsored an