Ohio Dems Back Gun Safety Solutions And Condemn Abortion Ban

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Democratic Party executive committee today voted unanimously to endorse resolutions condemning the state’s recently blocked abortion ban and backing common-sense gun violence prevention proposals that have been introduced by Statehouse Democrats and passed by the U.S. House. “Ohio Democrats stand with Dayton and El Paso and every community that has been

Donald Trump Is Breaking His Promises On Social Security

On Social Security’s 84th Anniversary, Ohioans Call Out Trump’s Proposed Cuts to Program CINCINNATI / WORTHINGTON — Ohioans celebrated the 84th anniversary of President Franklin D. Roosevelt signing the Social Security Act into law with “birthday” celebrations today at the offices of U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot and U.S. Rep. Troy Balderson and urged them to

As Trump Administration Mocks Farmers, His Disastrous Trade War With China Hurts Soybean Farmers In Ohio

COLUMBUS — Donald Trump’s Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue mocked farmers as “whiners” at an event last week, but it’s Trump’s trade war with China that’s inflicting real pain on Ohio soybean farmers, who are saying, “We were a pawn in a pretty aggressive chess game that didn’t turn out well.” “The Trump administration has been

Ohio Dems Statement on Trump’s Visit to Dayton

“The leaders and citizens of Dayton are unified and working hard to recover from Sunday’s horrific attack. Amid that hard work, Senator Sherrod Brown and Mayor Nan Whaley welcomed the president to Dayton, spoke respectfully about his visit, while civilly and honestly pointing out areas of disagreement and challenge. “So the events that took place

Ohio Dems Call For Real Action To Address Gun Violence Epidemic

COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper released the following statement after Gov. Mike DeWine’s news conference this morning: “Ohio Democrats have been pushing gun violence prevention laws for years, while Republican politicians in Columbus have worked overtime not just to stop them all, but to move in the opposite direction, including allowing guns

ICYMI — Pence Wrong About Lordstown Plant

In case you missed it… The Youngstown Vindicator reported Friday that Vice President Mike Pence was mistaken when he said Workhorse Group Inc. had secured funding to buy the idled Lordstown facility. They haven’t. “Donald Trump and Mike Pence wouldn’t know because they haven’t been to Lordstown, but the folks there are suffering horribly right

Ohioans Call Out Trump’s Broken Promises In Cincinnati

From Jobs To Infrastructure To Health Care, Trump’s Broken Promises Are Hurting Hard-working Ohio Families CINCINNATI — As Donald Trump returns to Cincinnati, Ohio Democrats took him to task Thursday for his record of broken promises as Trump has failed to uphold his pledge to fix the Brent Spence Bridge, failed to protect auto jobs

Ohio Dems Statement on Second Anniversary of GOP Senate Health Care Vote

COLUMBUS — On the second anniversary of the U.S. Senate rejecting President Donald Trump’s health care bill, which would have spiked costs and jeopardized coverage for Ohioans with pre-existing conditions, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper issued the following statement: “Two years ago today, Donald Trump tweeted that the Senate had ‘let the American people