The Geauga County Democratic Women’s Caucus cordially invites you to a town hall forum with candidates for State office:
Sharen Neuhardt, L.P.A.
For Ohio Lt. Governor
Senator Nina Turner
For Secretary of State
Representative Connie Pillich
For Treasurer, State of Ohio
Please join your neighbors for a frank discussion on the important issues facing voters this year.
Thursday, July 17, 2014
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (forum begins at 7 p.m.)
The Bainbridge Town Hall
17826 Chillicothe Road
Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023 Read more.
Local State Rep. kicks off weekend showcasing Ashtabula County tourism
GENEVA, Ohio – Today, State Rep. John Patterson (D-Ashtabula) will kick off his inaugural “Weekend in Ashtabula” event, showcasing Ashtabula County’s tourism industry to members of Ohio’s state legislature.
“Tourism is a fundamental part of our regional economy, and I want to give lawmakers from all over the state the opportunity to see our beautiful county and burgeoning local businesses,” said Rep. Patterson. “From beaches and vineyards to camp grounds and hiking and biking trails, Ashtabula has a something for everyone.” Read more.
HB 483 does nothing to fix mistakes from previous budgets
COLUMBUS – The Ohio House of Representatives voted today on the state’s budget corrections bill, House Bill 483, by a vote of 58-32. Rep. John Patterson (D-Jefferson) opposed the legislation, citing its failure to fix Ohio’s regressive tax policies—instituted in the state’s last budget bill—that disproportionately benefit the rich and are paid for by the middle class, seniors and budget cuts to schools and communities. Read more.