Extending foster care to the age of 21

Parents prepare their children for independence by teaching them life skills that will help them make good decisions as adults. …

September 29th, 2015 |  

Looking for a new hair style? Check with BBB to see who makes the cut

The business of cutting and styling hair is a more than $20 billion a year industry. With more than 82,000 …

September 29th, 2015 |  

Ohioans shouldn’t have to choose between their health and their jobs

Earlier this month, we celebrated Labor Day, and we welcomed an important step forward for American workers, with the President’s …

September 22nd, 2015 |  

Make your judicial vote count

As the voting patterns were analyzed after the Nov. 6, 2012 general election, one thing became clear: a lot of …

September 22nd, 2015 |  

Open markets for more ‘Made in America’

During August, I had a chance to travel all across our great state on a jobs tour that took me …

September 8th, 2015 |  

Resolving Public Records Disputes Without a Lawsuit

Ohio’s Public Records Act was enacted in 1963 to promote open, transparent government through orderly access to public records. However, …

September 8th, 2015 |  

Giving Ohio Tire Workers a Fair Shot

The tire and rubber industry has a proud history in Ohio from Akron to Findlay, and beyond. For over one …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday

In our household the back-to-school season brings with it many emotions, excitement, stress, busyness, exhaustion, as well as shock of …

August 5th, 2015 |  

Look to your BBB before hiring a podiatrist

DAYTON — The average person takes as much as 8,000 – 10,000 steps a day, which makes your feet one …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Ohio’s wet summer leading to rise in mosquitoes

Ohio is experiencing a rise in mosquitoes this summer due to heavy rains. Mosquito pools from five local health jurisdictions …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Blue Star Moms extend invitation

Editor: The Blue Star Mothers of Preble, Darke and Butler County,Ohio and Wayne County, Indiana are having our monthly meeting …

July 21st, 2015 |  

Local Advocates Successfully Restore Historic Preservation Tax Credit

“No!” If you ask most people if they could have an influence on their state government that is how most …

July 7th, 2015 |  

Big Tobacco’s New Assault on Our Children

Protecting our children from the dangers of tobacco products has always been a challenge — and now Big Tobacco has …

July 7th, 2015 |  

Stopping the revolving door in the criminal justice system

There are a record number of people behind bars today and about 95 percent of them will one day be …

July 7th, 2015 |  

Standing up for Ohio workers and getting results

When I travel around Ohio, I hear from constituents on a range of issues — from how we should fight …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Kasich veto needed to help journalists do their jobs

There are times when it is necessary and in the public’s best interest for journalists to ask if someone has …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Boehner, Portman show leadership on IRS reform

In 2013, the IRS Tea Party scandal broke. America found out that the IRS, in the form of Lois Lerner …

June 30th, 2015 |  

Campaign Committee established for library levy renewal

Five years ago, in the face of devastating state funding cuts, library supporters in Preble County approved a one-mill, five-year …

June 23rd, 2015 |  

Settlement with Credit Reporting Agencies Benefits Ohio Consumers

Columbus consumer Donna Jones noticed a debt on her credit report that she knew she didn’t owe. She pointed out …

June 23rd, 2015 |  


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