Listening, learning on the Ohio Jobs Tour

Listening, learning on the Ohio Jobs Tour

Last week, I crisscrossed our great state on a 1,500 mile jobs tour through 13 different counties. I met with small business owners, auto workers, man...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Hackers: The gangsters of the digital age

Hackers: The gangsters of the digital age

Recently, after watching a news story on the subject, my father, who recently turned 82 years old, asked me about what “hacking” was and w...

August 24th, 2015 |  


Giving Back and Never Giving Up

“Study, work hard, save your money, stay out of trouble, and take care of your health.” Great words of advice by my parents, given over 40...

August 20th, 2015 |  



Protecting Ohio’s drinking water

Protecting Ohio’s drinking water

Around this time last year, 500,000 Ohioans in the Toledo area were forced to go without safe drinking water. They were warned they couldn’t dri...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Protecting Ohio’s drinking water

Protecting Ohio’s drinking water

Around this time last year, 500,000 Ohioans in the Toledo area were forced to go without safe drinking water. They were warned they couldn’t dri...

August 19th, 2015 |  


An Important Victory for Ohio’s Waterways

An Important Victory for Ohio’s Waterways

Freshwater reserves that provide drinking water to millions of people in Ohio are under threat from toxins carried by the spread of algal blooms creat...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Some ads are funny

Some ads are funny

Some mornings when I don’t have anything better to do I check out the “Homes for Sale” advertisements in my daily newspaper.I’...

August 19th, 2015 |  


Make hay while the sun shines

Make hay while the sun shines

You’ve probably heard the old adage, “you’ve got to make hay while the sun shines,” but do you know what it means? Put simply,...

August 17th, 2015 |  


This time was supposed to be different

This time was supposed to be different

The most important function Congress serves is to debate and pass the federal budget. I know— it also levies taxes, imposes or relaxes regulatio...

August 12th, 2015 |  


Ohio sales tax holiday gives break to consumers

Ohio sales tax holiday gives break to consumers

For students, back-to-school time can be exciting, catching up with friends and sharing their summer stories. For Ohio parents, back-to-school time so...

August 6th, 2015 |