You have reached your limit of free articles this month.

Enjoy unlimited access to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Starting at just 99¢ for 8 weeks.

GREAT REASONS TO SUBSCRIBE TODAY!

  • IN-DEPTH REPORTING
  • INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING
  • NEW TOPICS & COVERAGE
  • ePAPER
X

You have read of premium articles.

Get unlimited access to all of our breaking news, in-depth coverage and interactive features. Starting at just 99c for 8 weeks.

X

Welcome to SpringfieldNewsSun.com

Your source for Clark and Champaign counties’ hometown news. All readers have free access to a limited number of stories every month.

If you are a News-Sun subscriber, please take a moment to login for unlimited access.


advertisement

advertisement


Latest from Jessica Wehrman

200 items
Results 41 - 60 of 200  Prev Next 
Health plan to cut $115M from Ohio public health programs
 Tucked into the bill that House Republicans are pushing to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act is a provision that would eliminate nearly $115 million to Ohio public health programs over the next five years. The Prevention and Public Health Fund was created during passage of the Obamacare bill to pump money into the Centers for Disease Control...

9:15 PM Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

Tucked into the bill that House Republicans are pushing to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act is a provision that would eliminate nearly $115 million to Ohio public health programs over the next five years. The Prevention and Public Health Fund was created during passage of the Obamacare bill to pump money into the Centers for Disease Control...
Report: Uninsured to increase by 24M under GOP plan
 The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office projects that by 2026 as many as 24 million fewer Americans will be without health insurance if Congress scraps the 2010 health law and replaces it with a more free-market approach backed by House GOP leaders. The report, released Monday and produced by the office that calculates the cost and impact...

8:46 PM Monday, Mar. 13, 2017

The non-partisan Congressional Budget Office projects that by 2026 as many as 24 million fewer Americans will be without health insurance if Congress scraps the 2010 health law and replaces it with a more free-market approach backed by House GOP leaders. The report, released Monday and produced by the office that calculates the cost and impact...
Ohio governor, congressman show differences in GOP on health care
 In dueling appearances on talk shows Sunday morning, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan demonstrated the wide range of concerns that varying wings of the GOP have with the current Obamacare replacement bill working its way through the House. While Kasich urged Republicans and Democrats to work to fix the current system in order...

7:17 PM Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017

In dueling appearances on talk shows Sunday morning, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan demonstrated the wide range of concerns that varying wings of the GOP have with the current Obamacare replacement bill working its way through the House. While Kasich urged Republicans and Democrats to work to fix the current system in order...
Much-parodied press secretary changes style
 These days, the hottest seat in town is one of the 49 in the White House briefing room. And one of the brightest stars of daytime TV is a relatively nondescript 46-year-old who looks more like an insurance salesman than a ratings draw. In a White House where the news cycle lurches from topic to topic, President Trump’s press secretary...

12:00 AM Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017

These days, the hottest seat in town is one of the 49 in the White House briefing room. And one of the brightest stars of daytime TV is a relatively nondescript 46-year-old who looks more like an insurance salesman than a ratings draw. In a White House where the news cycle lurches from topic to topic, President Trump’s press secretary...
Ohio Sen. Portman meets VP Pence to talk health care
 Sen. Rob Portman met with Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price this morning to talk about his concerns with the GOP Obamacare replacement bill and its impact on Medicaid. The meeting comes less than a week after Portman and three other GOP senators sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

3:58 PM Thursday, Mar. 09, 2017

Sen. Rob Portman met with Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price this morning to talk about his concerns with the GOP Obamacare replacement bill and its impact on Medicaid. The meeting comes less than a week after Portman and three other GOP senators sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...
Local Congressman Jim Jordan pushing ‘clean repeal’ of Obamacare
 There’s a math problem involved in House Republicans’ move to repeal and replace the sweeping 2010 health care law, and it’s one that might not add up for Republicans. It goes like this: There are normally 435 members of the House, but there are currently five vacancies. A majority, therefore, would be 216. Assuming all...

3:22 PM Wednesday, Mar. 08, 2017

There’s a math problem involved in House Republicans’ move to repeal and replace the sweeping 2010 health care law, and it’s one that might not add up for Republicans. It goes like this: There are normally 435 members of the House, but there are currently five vacancies. A majority, therefore, would be 216. Assuming all...
Ohio Sen. Portman could be key to Obamacare replacement
 Sen. Rob Portman has signed onto a letter expressing worry that the draft Obamacare replacement will not protect those who received Medicaid under the Medicaid expansion programs in the law. Portman, R-Ohio, joined Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, to express worry that the Feb. 10 draft...

12:08 AM Tuesday, Mar. 07, 2017

Sen. Rob Portman has signed onto a letter expressing worry that the draft Obamacare replacement will not protect those who received Medicaid under the Medicaid expansion programs in the law. Portman, R-Ohio, joined Sens. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., Cory Gardner, R-Colo., and Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, to express worry that the Feb. 10 draft...
5 things to know about Trump’s new executive order on immigration
 President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday on immigration from six majority-muslim countries. Here’s a look at the order: 1. Iraq is out: The new ban will remove Iraq from the list, but keep the other six countries Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Iran and Libya – a move that will have particular impact on Columbus, home...

11:09 PM Monday, Mar. 06, 2017

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday on immigration from six majority-muslim countries. Here’s a look at the order: 1. Iraq is out: The new ban will remove Iraq from the list, but keep the other six countries Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Iran and Libya – a move that will have particular impact on Columbus, home...
Trump signs new travel order, focuses on those seeking new visas
 The Trump administration Monday released a revised travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries, keeping Somalia on the list but removing Iraq from the list of countries whose foreign nationals are not welcome into the United States for at least the next 90 days. Foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya and Yemen will also be banned...

2:58 PM Monday, Mar. 06, 2017

The Trump administration Monday released a revised travel ban on six Muslim-majority countries, keeping Somalia on the list but removing Iraq from the list of countries whose foreign nationals are not welcome into the United States for at least the next 90 days. Foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya and Yemen will also be banned...
How Ohio members of Congress voted last week
 Here’s a look at how Ohio lawmakers voted last week HOUSE Local lawmakers are in bold * H.R. 1004 A bill requiring federal agencies to increase transparency on how they craft new rules. Passed: 246-176 Democrats No: Beatty, Fudge, Kaptur, Ryan Republicans Yes: Chabot, Davidson, Gibbs, Johnson, Joyce, Latta, Renacci, Stivers, Tiberi...

6:05 PM Sunday, Mar. 05, 2017

Here’s a look at how Ohio lawmakers voted last week HOUSE Local lawmakers are in bold * H.R. 1004 A bill requiring federal agencies to increase transparency on how they craft new rules. Passed: 246-176 Democrats No: Beatty, Fudge, Kaptur, Ryan Republicans Yes: Chabot, Davidson, Gibbs, Johnson, Joyce, Latta, Renacci, Stivers, Tiberi...
Area congressman has new title: Colonel
 In the hours before President Donald Trump gave his first speech before a joint session of Congress last week, another, less high-profile ceremony also took place on Capitol Hill. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Army Reservist, in a room filled with congressional colleagues, military and family members including wife Monica, was promoted from...

5:00 AM Sunday, Mar. 05, 2017

In the hours before President Donald Trump gave his first speech before a joint session of Congress last week, another, less high-profile ceremony also took place on Capitol Hill. U.S. Rep. Brad Wenstrup, an Army Reservist, in a room filled with congressional colleagues, military and family members including wife Monica, was promoted from...
Congressmen want tougher penalties for trafficking fentanyl
 Youngstown-area U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan this week joined Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., to introduce a bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to ensure that the law reflects the potency of fentanyl. The Stop Trafficking in Fentanyl Act would reduce the amount of fentanyl needed to invoke the most serious trafficking penalties for an individual...

7:31 PM Friday, Mar. 03, 2017

Youngstown-area U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan this week joined Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Fla., to introduce a bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to ensure that the law reflects the potency of fentanyl. The Stop Trafficking in Fentanyl Act would reduce the amount of fentanyl needed to invoke the most serious trafficking penalties for an individual...
Sen. Sherrod Brown wants more sick leave, overtime, minimum wage hike as part of plan
 Sen. Sherrod Brown wants voters to feel that Democrats are the party of working Americans — and he’s got 77 pages aimed at showing them why. The Ohio Democrat announced today a sweeping plan aimed at improving conditions for working Americans in a speech at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs on the campus of the Ohio State...

5:28 AM Friday, Mar. 03, 2017

Sen. Sherrod Brown wants voters to feel that Democrats are the party of working Americans — and he’s got 77 pages aimed at showing them why. The Ohio Democrat announced today a sweeping plan aimed at improving conditions for working Americans in a speech at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs on the campus of the Ohio State...
Ohio Sen. Portman: AG Jeff Sessions did the right thing
 Sen. Rob Portman said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions “did the right thing” when he recused himself Thursday any Justice Department probe into allegations that Russian officials may have intervened in last year’s presidential election in an effort to help Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. In a...

10:02 PM Thursday, Mar. 02, 2017

Sen. Rob Portman said U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions “did the right thing” when he recused himself Thursday any Justice Department probe into allegations that Russian officials may have intervened in last year’s presidential election in an effort to help Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. In a...
Vice President Mike Pence visits local business today
 The solution to the country’s health care issues begins and ends at the state level, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday morning to invited guests and employees of an online frame manufacturer in northern Hamilton County. Pence, along with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price, spoke to several dozen...

4:44 PM Thursday, Mar. 02, 2017

The solution to the country’s health care issues begins and ends at the state level, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday morning to invited guests and employees of an online frame manufacturer in northern Hamilton County. Pence, along with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Tom Price, spoke to several dozen...
Attorney General Jeff Sessions to recuse himself from Russian investigation
 U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday said he will recuse himself from any investigation into Russian involvement with the November election. Sessions said he did not have any meetings with a Russian ambassador tied to the campaign of President Donald Trump. He did confirm the meeting, but said it was not tied to the election. Sessions...

4:05 PM Thursday, Mar. 02, 2017

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday said he will recuse himself from any investigation into Russian involvement with the November election. Sessions said he did not have any meetings with a Russian ambassador tied to the campaign of President Donald Trump. He did confirm the meeting, but said it was not tied to the election. Sessions...
Amid grief, a father keeps promise to get Congress to act
 This was often the time of year when John Betts would emerge from another blustery northern Ohio winter to watch his boy play baseball. At Little League fields, then through high school and eventually at Bluffton University, Betts and his wife Joy, of Bryan, would be in the stands watching their son, David, play second base with his usual...

3:46 PM Thursday, Mar. 02, 2017

This was often the time of year when John Betts would emerge from another blustery northern Ohio winter to watch his boy play baseball. At Little League fields, then through high school and eventually at Bluffton University, Betts and his wife Joy, of Bryan, would be in the stands watching their son, David, play second base with his usual...
Amid grief, Bluffton father keeps promise to make buses safer
 This was often the time of year when John Betts would emerge from another blustery northern Ohio winter to watch his boy play baseball. At Little League fields, then through high school and eventually at Bluffton University, Betts and his wife Joy, of Bryan, would be in the stands watching their son, David, play second base with his usual...

11:00 AM Thursday, Mar. 02, 2017

This was often the time of year when John Betts would emerge from another blustery northern Ohio winter to watch his boy play baseball. At Little League fields, then through high school and eventually at Bluffton University, Betts and his wife Joy, of Bryan, would be in the stands watching their son, David, play second base with his usual...
More details on Vice President Mike Pence's Thursday visit to the region
 Vice President Mike Pence will be in southern Ohio Thursday for a visit focused on small business concerns. Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price are scheduled to visit Frame USA in the suburb of Cincinnati for a small-business listening session and speech, according to a White House announcement of the event. The group...

5:53 AM Wednesday, Mar. 01, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence will be in southern Ohio Thursday for a visit focused on small business concerns. Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price are scheduled to visit Frame USA in the suburb of Cincinnati for a small-business listening session and speech, according to a White House announcement of the event. The group...
Ohio officials react to President Donald Trump’s speech
 Reaction to President Donald Trump’s address Tuesday night from Ohio senators and members of Congress: “As Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I appreciate President Trump putting the issues that affect America’s 28 million small businesses front-and-center in his first address to Congress. Chief among those...

4:30 AM Wednesday, Mar. 01, 2017

Reaction to President Donald Trump’s address Tuesday night from Ohio senators and members of Congress: “As Chairman of the House Small Business Committee, I appreciate President Trump putting the issues that affect America’s 28 million small businesses front-and-center in his first address to Congress. Chief among those...
200 items
Results 41 - 60 of 200  Prev Next 

advertisement

advertisement