Shop local for the holidays

‘Tis the season when family and friends gather together to eat, give thanks and celebrate the holidays. As you begin your holiday shopping and e...

November 28th, 2016 |  


Perry Township Happenings

Dear Editor and Perry Township residents:Under old business at the Nov. 14 Perry Township Board Meeting, trustee Dusty Smith reported that the digging...

November 28th, 2016 |  


A trade agenda that puts Ohio jobs first

A trade agenda that puts Ohio jobs first

I have spent the past two decades fighting bad trade deals that cost Ohio jobs. One of my first acts as a member of Congress was helping lead the char...

November 24th, 2016 |  


Consider how you can give back

Consider how you can give back

From the beginning of our nation’s history, Thanksgiving has been that annual tradition where we set aside time to reflect and give thanks for t...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


A time for reflection and appreciation

A time for reflection and appreciation

This Thanksgiving week, I would like to take a moment to reflect on all we have to be thankful for in this great state.As I approach the final months ...

November 22nd, 2016 |  


Working to deliver results

Working to deliver results

The campaign season is finally over. It was spirited this year and the ads were nonstop. And most of us probably won’t miss it.I’m gratefu...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Needing the superpowers of a Marvel hero

Marvel Comics has introduced dozens of superheroes into the popular culture – Spider-man, Hulk, Iron Man, Captain America – and that only ...

November 21st, 2016 |  


Behind closed doors: Dark money and outside spending in the 2016 election

Behind closed doors: Dark money and outside spending in the 2016 election

When I arrived at The Vault in Columbus on election night, I was greeted by Senator Rob Portman’s communications director with the news that Por...

November 15th, 2016 updated: November 15th, 2016. |  


Your sense of belonging

Belonging. If there is ever a word that brings home our sense of purpose it would be this one.I recently attended a health vendor fair at Fayette Coun...

November 14th, 2016 |  


Law upheld ‘at fearful cost’

Throughout my years of traveling around this state, I have gained an appreciation for Ohio’s county courthouses, the architectural jewels that a...

November 14th, 2016 |