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You can usually pick out the adults in any room by watching them deal with adversity and disappointment. They keep their cool. They don't fold up or lash out. Coaches call that quality, "poise under pressure." There was a great deal of poise Saturday night in that cold, damp parking lot. It gives me confidence that Mansfield Senior High School is building capable, honorable adults. I look forward to getting to know them as they grow up and help us move their city forward.
For far too long, prescription pain medication, heroin, and fentanyl have broken families apart and devastated communities in Ohio.
At the end of each summer, Congress typically adjourns, letting me spend more time in Ohio instead of commuting back and forth to Washington every week. I love it because I get more time to travel the state and meet people in every corner of Ohio. This summer was no exception.
I perused the Ohio Department of Education’s website for this column because report cards for Ohio schools were recently released. And the results (grades) for schools were reported in myriad news outlets in Ohio.
The American Association of Suicidology makes available a summary of national suicide statistics as soon as they become available from the National Center for Health Statistics.
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.