Better skills, better jobs for Ohioans

Better skills, better jobs for Ohioans

America is better off when we are making things. We have a powerful service economy, but the backbone of our greatness has always been those who make ...

October 6th, 2015 |  


Fund public education, not charter schools

Fund public education, not charter schools

Earlier this year, at a national education conference in Denver, Ohio’s $1 billion charter-school system came under fire, with criticism coming ...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Say what you mean with words and actions

Say what you mean with words and actions

We were driving home from dinner at Damon’s on Sunday evening. It was a fairly late, dark night on Locust Street. Traffic was light. We chatted ...

October 5th, 2015 |  



Vote no on Gateway Zoning

We have lived in our home for almost 30 years on what is considered a main “gateway.” We purchased it in good faith that our residential z...

October 5th, 2015 |  


Uber news great for job seekers, consumers

Uber news great for job seekers, consumers

I was thrilled to be part of a recent announcement at the Statehouse that takes another step toward providing job opportunities and financial flexibil...

October 2nd, 2015 |  


We must conquer our own demons

We must conquer our own demons

As I pen this column tonight, the details surrounding the tragic mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in the small Oregon town of Roseburg are sl...

October 2nd, 2015 updated: October 2nd, 2015. |  


Don’t let fear of death paralyze you

Don’t let fear of death paralyze you

Broadly speaking, each of us is dying; death is inevitable for the mortal creatures we are. Our mortality can be an important thing to remember, helpi...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Register now to make a difference

Who do you think is the best — or least best — candidate for your city’s or village’s council in the Nov. 3 general election?D...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Taxing pro athlete who wasn’t in Ohio

Taxing pro athlete who wasn’t in Ohio

On Sunday, November 30, 2008, more than 72,000 souls packed FirstEnergy Stadium to watch the Indianapolis Colts defeat the Cleveland Browns 10-6. One ...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Vote for zoning in Sabina

I will not sit back and allow scare tactics to continue to be used by those opposed to zoning in the village of Sabina. Some information being circula...

September 29th, 2015 |