GCPH in the beginning

GCPH in the beginning

The history of public health in Greene County includes information from meeting minutes of the Board of Health, annual reports and meeting minutes of ...

January 29th, 2020 |  


The status quo: My view from Washington

The status quo: My view from Washington

Status quo is a Latin phrase meaning the “existing state of affairs.” I ran for Congress to change “the existing state of affairs...

January 28th, 2020 |  


Historic week for U.S. trade, workers

Historic week for U.S. trade, workers

Last week, I participated in a roundtable at Fecon, an agricultural equipment manufacturer in Southwest Ohio. Our discussion included some of the bigg...

January 24th, 2020 |  



A tribute to a very special woman

A tribute to a very special woman

All of us have come in contact with certain individuals, and, if we are lucky, many individuals, who have enriched our lives simply by being in their ...

January 15th, 2020 |  


Delivering results for Ohio

Delivering results for Ohio

If you only watched national cable news, you’d probably think not much was accomplished over the past year, and that Democrats and Republicans w...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Kids say the darndest things

Kids say the darndest things

I’ve always heard the phrase “out of the mouths of babes,” but I was reminded of the truth it holds during a recent Wednesday evenin...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Will proposal change Ohio’s official beverage?

Will proposal change Ohio’s official beverage?

I like both apples and tomatoes. But my palate does not like the juice from either. Does my taste preference disqualify me from penning this column?Oh...

January 8th, 2020 |  


Wins for Ohio in 2019

The new year is a time to look back on the accomplishments of 2019 and look forward into the new year. Reflecting back on 2019, I’m really proud...

January 6th, 2020 |  


Parenting matters … a lot

Parenting matters … a lot

For decades now, politicians have pushed the false narrative that our children’s development begins when they enter school, and that, if we just...

January 3rd, 2020 |  


Giving to community colleges

Giving to community colleges

Like never before, Ohio’s 23 community colleges are playing an essential role in the economic strength of Ohio and — more importantly R...

December 20th, 2019 |