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Ohio comprises many different regions, people and pursuits. Part of our strength comes from this diversity coupled with key commonalities that unite us. Those of us lucky enough to call Ohio home share a work ethic, creative problem-solving and a penchant for tenacity that makes our state a …
"Ohio’s new budget bill keeps us on the right path by cutting taxes by nearly $700 million and getting rid of the red tape that stands in the way of economic growth and job creation," Ohio Senate president Larry Obhof said.
Ohio knows all too well that human trafficking isn’t a problem from the distant past, or one found only in countries across the world — Ohioans are being bought and sold in our own backyards.
We are heading into one of my favorite times of the year, when agricultural communities come together at fairs throughout the State of Ohio. My family and I look forward to visiting the Medina, Richland, Holmes and Ashland county fairs and Ohio State Fair over the next several weeks.
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Last week, Connie and I traveled to El Paso, Texas, on our southern border, to bear witness to this humanitarian crisis. We met with children and families who are coming to our country to flee violence and persecution, seeking a better life.
Last week, a federal court heard arguments in a case supported by the Trump Administration that threatens the health coverage of 20 million Americans and undermines protections for pre-existing conditions.
Shhh…do you hear that? Close your mouth and eyes. Open your ears and pay attention. It’s the sound of World Listening Day approaching; an annual global event held every July 18. www.worldlisteningproject.org.
Trying something new isn’t easy; I experience it at dinner every week with at least one of my three children. So I can somewhat understand the angst that some may have about building a skate park at Maple Lake Park.
My favorite vacation spot is any place with an ocean and a beach — God’s natural playground created for fun in the sun. And during summer beach vacation families can educate themselves about ocean clean-up and conservation.
Nearly three years ago, I stood in Columbus to announce that the Obama administration was going to finally raise the salary threshold to earn overtime pay, and make millions more workers eligible.