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Prescription drug costs becoming key issue for president, 2020 candidates
 The cost of prescription drugs was a key issue raised during President Donald Trump’s recent State of the Union address and likely 2020 presidential candidates are making it a central issue for the race for the White House. When Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, introduced two bills aimed at lowering prescription drug prices earlier this...

Posted: 6 hours ago

The cost of prescription drugs was a key issue raised during President Donald Trump’s recent State of the Union address and likely 2020 presidential candidates are making it a central issue for the race for the White House. When Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, introduced two bills aimed at lowering prescription drug prices earlier this...
Trump’s wall could put NASIC’s Wright-Patt expansion at risk
 Dayton regional leaders say they are worried the $61 million that Congress allocated last year for a new intelligence production center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base could be at risk of being spent instead on President Donald Trump’s border wall. Members of the Dayton Development Coalition, a regional organization that fights for...

Posted: 2 days ago

Dayton regional leaders say they are worried the $61 million that Congress allocated last year for a new intelligence production center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base could be at risk of being spent instead on President Donald Trump’s border wall. Members of the Dayton Development Coalition, a regional organization that fights for...
Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan ‘seriously considering’ running for president
 U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said he’s “seriously considering” running for president in 2020, joining nearly a dozen fellow Democrats who hope to deny President Donald Trump a second term. Ryan, who has represented his Youngstown–area congressional district since 2003, told CNN’s Erin Burnett Wednesday night that while...

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U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan said he’s “seriously considering” running for president in 2020, joining nearly a dozen fellow Democrats who hope to deny President Donald Trump a second term. Ryan, who has represented his Youngstown–area congressional district since 2003, told CNN’s Erin Burnett Wednesday night that while...
Americans could buy into Medicare at 50 under bill backed by Sen. Brown
 U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has introduced a bill that would allow people 50 and over to voluntarily buy into Medicare. Brown, an Ohio Democrat, joined Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin in introducing the bill. His introduction of the bill came one day after he was pressed on whether he supports Medicare for all...

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U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has introduced a bill that would allow people 50 and over to voluntarily buy into Medicare. Brown, an Ohio Democrat, joined Sens. Debbie Stabenow, D-Michigan, and Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin in introducing the bill. His introduction of the bill came one day after he was pressed on whether he supports Medicare for all...
Sen. Brown pushes progressive credentials, but won’t back Medicare-for-all, Green New Deal yet
 As he considers a bid for the White House, Sen. Sherrod Brown is stopping short of endorsing ambitious, sometimes costly progressive proposals to provide Medicare for all and eliminate carbon emissions entirely. Instead, in an hour–long breakfast with reporters sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor Tuesday, the Ohio Democrat defended...

Posted: 5 days ago

As he considers a bid for the White House, Sen. Sherrod Brown is stopping short of endorsing ambitious, sometimes costly progressive proposals to provide Medicare for all and eliminate carbon emissions entirely. Instead, in an hour–long breakfast with reporters sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor Tuesday, the Ohio Democrat defended...
60,000 Ohioans enrolled in troubled multi-employer pension plans
 Last year, a joint committee of U.S. House members and senators vowed to solve the problem of what to do with troubled multiemployer pensions. They had until Nov 30 to come up with a solution. They missed the deadline, but Ohio Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman, who have more than 60,000 constituents saddled with these troubled plans in...

Posted: 6 days ago

Last year, a joint committee of U.S. House members and senators vowed to solve the problem of what to do with troubled multiemployer pensions. They had until Nov 30 to come up with a solution. They missed the deadline, but Ohio Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman, who have more than 60,000 constituents saddled with these troubled plans in...
Shift of power in Congress has major impact on Ohio delegation
 When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gaveled in the 116th Congress last month, she also gaveled in an Ohio U.S. House delegation that’s far less powerful than it has been in recent years. Just a few years ago, the state was not only home of the speaker of the House, but in the early part of the decade had members in key positions of power...

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When House Speaker Nancy Pelosi gaveled in the 116th Congress last month, she also gaveled in an Ohio U.S. House delegation that’s far less powerful than it has been in recent years. Just a few years ago, the state was not only home of the speaker of the House, but in the early part of the decade had members in key positions of power...
Ohio lawmakers react to President Trump’s State of the Union address
 Here’s how some Ohio lawmakers reacted to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “I think clearly the president’s main themes of moving the economy forward, moving infrastructure forward, rebuilding the country...are themes that will play on both sides of the aisle.” “I hope that Democrats...

Posted: 11 days ago

Here’s how some Ohio lawmakers reacted to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address: “I think clearly the president’s main themes of moving the economy forward, moving infrastructure forward, rebuilding the country...are themes that will play on both sides of the aisle.” “I hope that Democrats...
Highlights from President Trump’s State of the Union
 Urging Congress to “reject the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution,” President Donald Trump urged Congress to approve his nominees, spend the money for his much-touted wall along the U.S.–Mexico border and stop investigating him. Arguing that his administration is responsible for “an economic miracle,&rdquo...

Posted: 11 days ago

Urging Congress to “reject the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution,” President Donald Trump urged Congress to approve his nominees, spend the money for his much-touted wall along the U.S.–Mexico border and stop investigating him. Arguing that his administration is responsible for “an economic miracle,&rdquo...
Kettering care center gets national attention with Trump’s State of the Union
 Brigid’s Path, the state’s first crisis care nursery for drug-exposed newborns, is in the national spotlight after President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump invited a local woman who has struggled with opioid addiction as one of their guests for the State of the Union Tuesday night. Ashley Evans, who grew up in Dayton...

Posted: 12 days ago

Brigid’s Path, the state’s first crisis care nursery for drug-exposed newborns, is in the national spotlight after President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump invited a local woman who has struggled with opioid addiction as one of their guests for the State of the Union Tuesday night. Ashley Evans, who grew up in Dayton...
Former Speaker John Boehner blames recent shutdown on ‘goofballs on the right’
 Former House Speaker John Boehner praised President Donald Trump for his work on the 2107 tax bill and trade relations with China, but blamed a recent 35-day partial government shutdown on “the goofballs on the right.” Speaking to the Caxambas Republican Club on Marco Island, Florida, Monday night, the West Chester Republican...

Posted: 18 days ago

Former House Speaker John Boehner praised President Donald Trump for his work on the 2107 tax bill and trade relations with China, but blamed a recent 35-day partial government shutdown on “the goofballs on the right.” Speaking to the Caxambas Republican Club on Marco Island, Florida, Monday night, the West Chester Republican...
Sen. Portman pushing bill to end future government shutdowns
 Sen. Rob Portman is backing a bill to end government shutdowns for once and for all. For five Congresses now, Portman, R-Ohio, has pushed a bill that would automatically renew government funding if Congress and the White House can’t reach a deal to pass appropriations bills by the beginning of the new fiscal year. This year, he&rsquo...

Posted: 20 days ago

Sen. Rob Portman is backing a bill to end government shutdowns for once and for all. For five Congresses now, Portman, R-Ohio, has pushed a bill that would automatically renew government funding if Congress and the White House can’t reach a deal to pass appropriations bills by the beginning of the new fiscal year. This year, he&rsquo...
Government shutdown may be over, but impact on economy could last
 Friday brought what appeared to be the answer to one 35–day–long question: When will the government shutdown be over? But for economists, an important follow–up question remains: What impact will that shutdown ultimately have on the economy? RELATED: Workers still cautious as government reopens Traditionally, government...

Posted: 21 days ago

Friday brought what appeared to be the answer to one 35–day–long question: When will the government shutdown be over? But for economists, an important follow–up question remains: What impact will that shutdown ultimately have on the economy? RELATED: Workers still cautious as government reopens Traditionally, government...
Congresswoman Beatty to head new panel promoting diversity in banking
 Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty was named Thursday to chair a new House subcommittee aimed at promoting diversity within the banking industry. Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters, D–Calif., tapped Beatty, a Columbus-area Democrat, to lead the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion...

Posted: 24 days ago

Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty was named Thursday to chair a new House subcommittee aimed at promoting diversity within the banking industry. Financial Services Committee Chair Maxine Waters, D–Calif., tapped Beatty, a Columbus-area Democrat, to lead the House Financial Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion...
Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown doing media blitz as 2020 run talk grows
 Ahead of his tour of four early-primary states, Sen. Sherrod Brown is doing a media blitz in New York City, where he’s stressing his frustration with the 5–week–old partial government shutdown and continuing his flirtation with running for president in 2020. Brown, who appeared on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show Tuesday...

Posted: 25 days ago

Ahead of his tour of four early-primary states, Sen. Sherrod Brown is doing a media blitz in New York City, where he’s stressing his frustration with the 5–week–old partial government shutdown and continuing his flirtation with running for president in 2020. Brown, who appeared on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow show Tuesday...
Local Congressman Davidson proposes idea: Buy bricks to build the border wall
 It started, as these things often do, with a few asides to Rep. Warren Davidson, a Troy Republican who represents one of the most conservative congressional districts in the state. Frustrated by the standoff over the proposed U.S.–Mexico border wall, constituents would sidle up to him and tell him that they wish they could donate to...

Posted: 28 days ago

It started, as these things often do, with a few asides to Rep. Warren Davidson, a Troy Republican who represents one of the most conservative congressional districts in the state. Frustrated by the standoff over the proposed U.S.–Mexico border wall, constituents would sidle up to him and tell him that they wish they could donate to...
Democrats in Ohio's congressional delegation were quick to dismiss Trump's offer
 “Let me be clear: this shutdown should have never happened," said Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Niles, who said Trump allowed the partial government shutdown after "several right-wing television and radio hosts got under his skin." "Our priority should be to reopen the government, and the House has been committed to doing that...

Posted: 29 days ago

“Let me be clear: this shutdown should have never happened," said Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Niles, who said Trump allowed the partial government shutdown after "several right-wing television and radio hosts got under his skin." "Our priority should be to reopen the government, and the House has been committed to doing that...
Ohio Sen. Rob Portman hopes group of senators can reach shutdown deal
 Sen. Rob Portman expressed hope Tuesday that he and a small group of senators can forge a compromise that would be acceptable to President Donald Trump and end the partial shutdown of the government that has left hundreds of thousands of federal workers furloughed. In a conference call with reporters, Portman, R-Ohio, said he and senators...

9:33 PM Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019

Sen. Rob Portman expressed hope Tuesday that he and a small group of senators can forge a compromise that would be acceptable to President Donald Trump and end the partial shutdown of the government that has left hundreds of thousands of federal workers furloughed. In a conference call with reporters, Portman, R-Ohio, said he and senators...
Ohio lawmaker wants Trump to negotiate shutdown deal at State of the Union
 Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson has an idea for how best to use President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address: For some good, old-fashioned deal making. In a statement released Monday, Johnson, a Marietta Republican, called for the Jan. 29 address to be used to resolve the partial government shutdown if a deal has not yet been reached...

11:47 PM Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson has an idea for how best to use President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address: For some good, old-fashioned deal making. In a statement released Monday, Johnson, a Marietta Republican, called for the Jan. 29 address to be used to resolve the partial government shutdown if a deal has not yet been reached...
For first time since shutdown, some Ohio federal workers go without paycheck
 For more than 6,500 Ohioans employed by the federal government, Friday marked a grim milestone: The first day they have missed a paycheck since the government partially shut down on Dec. 22. What it means varies, but it’s never a win. For the 10 married couples who work at the Federal Correctional Institution in Elkton, it meant no...

9:17 PM Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019

For more than 6,500 Ohioans employed by the federal government, Friday marked a grim milestone: The first day they have missed a paycheck since the government partially shut down on Dec. 22. What it means varies, but it’s never a win. For the 10 married couples who work at the Federal Correctional Institution in Elkton, it meant no...
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