A visit worth making

Washington, D.C. is on my mind again - this time as the inspirational touchstone of our history. I feel a need to make another visit: to crisscross th...

August 20th, 2017 |  


Stalemate in D.C. leaves health insurance in limbo

What should you expect now that the drive to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act appears dead – at least for the moment? Given how legisl...

August 18th, 2017 |  


Empowering the taxpayers to follow the money

Empowering the taxpayers to follow the money

As Treasurer of Ohio, I believe taxpayers have a right to know how their tax dollars are being spent. All too often, we the people aren’t able t...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Reader writes ‘NAACP is just as racist as the KKK’

Governor Kasich is wrong and President Trump is right. Evil is evil; no matter what part of the political spectrum the evil is coming from. The KKK an...

August 17th, 2017 |  


Careful: Some people foods not good for dogs

Careful: Some people foods not good for dogs

Question: My dog loves to sit under the table during dinner near the kids’ chairs in hopes of finding tidbits that may fall from their plates. I...

August 15th, 2017 |  


Improving the education benefits veterans have earned

Improving the education benefits veterans have earned

At a time when it doesn’t seem like there’s much cooperation across the partisan divide, my bipartisan legislation to expand education opp...

August 14th, 2017 |  


All of a sudden it’s August

On an unassuming Monday two weeks ago, summer was humming right along. Then one turn of the calendar page plunged us into the event-filled month known...

August 13th, 2017 |  


Blowing out candles not dangerous

Blowing out candles not dangerous

Question: I’ve always felt grossed out when people blow out the candles on birthday cake and then everyone else eats the cake. Am I wrong to fee...

August 11th, 2017 |  


Dear Washington

This week I am sharing a letter I recently sent to selected members of the legislative and executive branches of our federal government.Dear Washingto...

August 6th, 2017 |  


It’s time to work together

It’s time to work together

It’s time we kick drug companies and insurance lobbyists out of the healthcare conversation, listen to the American people, and finally work tog...

August 3rd, 2017 |