November 2019 Legislative Update On numerous occasions during the last year — and especially over the course of the last few weeks — I have been asked about the political situation in Washington. My response runs something like this: “I
As children, many of us searched for buried treasure. At the beach as pirates or maybe in the backyard as early settlers, natural curiosity pushed us onward for a number of expeditions. But what about real treasure — that which
Charles Dickens writes about “the best of times” and “the worst of times” in his literary classic, A Tale of Two Cities. For schools across Ohio, the stark reality is that many are facing their own “season of Darkness” as
By now many of you are aware that the Ohio House overrode 11 vetoes by Governor Kasich when we last met in July. As I write this, the Senate is preparing to meet to engage in the same process.
Normally the end of the year is an excellent time to assess our position with respect to goals and completion or movement relative to those plans. However, I would prefer to defer, opting instead for a different approach to such
The 99th House District is one of the most unique regions in the entire state of Ohio. From the lakefront to the farmbelt, there are challenges that must be met—and met together regardless of party affiliation, geographic residence or any