The best ideas come from Ohio

The best ideas come from Ohio

One of my most important jobs as your senator is listening to the Ohioans I represent. I’ve spent the past several weeks hosting roundtables acr...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Seven nearby Ohio vacation resorts to visit on one tank of gas

Seven nearby Ohio vacation resorts to visit on one tank of gas

Need a vacation? It’s getting to be that time of year again, with spring break upon us and summer just around the corner. It’s the perfect...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Helping homeless kids find shelter

Helping homeless kids find shelter

Homelessness is dangerous, especially for kids. They are more vulnerable to become victims of crime; they’re more vulnerable to disease, and the...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Spring has sprung!

Remember that rhyme we used to recite when we were kids: “Spring has sprung/the grass is riz/I wonder where the flowers is”? Nerve-grating...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


All citizens entitled to fair housing

On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed the federal Fair Housing Act, which prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental and finan...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Preventing addiction by stopping overprescribing

Look at your watch. In the next hour, five Americans will die of a drug overdose.I’ve been working on the issue of drug abuse prevention for mor...

April 17th, 2017 |  


NAMI of Logan and Champaign Counties hold Mental Illness Awareness Walk

Each year millions of Americans face the reality of living with a mental health condition. One in 5 Americans will be affected by a mental health cond...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Veterans should be our priority

Veterans should be our priority

It’s our duty to ensure that when the men and women in uniform who sacrifice so much for our nation return home, they and their families have th...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Boomer Blog: Necessity and paradise

I belatedly realized that last week was National Library Week after my Urbana sister made passing reference to family photographs taken for the UDC al...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Egg-cellent question about Easter eggs

Egg-cellent question about Easter eggs

Question: My mom is hosting Easter dinner this year and plans to have an Easter egg hunt for the grandkids. Growing up, we always ate the eggs used in...

April 12th, 2017 |