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Painters & Allied Trades Endorse FitzGerald for Governor

COLUMBUS – The International Union of Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 6 announced their endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald today. Painters & Allied Trades District Council No. 6 represents painters, glaziers, glass workers, drywall finishers, sign & display workers, decorators, paper hangers, fabricators, industrial painters and allied trade workers across Ohio […]

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Kasich Helped Special Interests at Expense of Ohio’s Farmers

COLUMBUS – Today in Fayette County, Governor Kasich will tout his record helping Ohio’s farmers. But in reality, Governor Kasich has consistently sided with the wealthy and well connected over Ohio’s farmers on everything from increasing property taxes to a freeze on wind farm development. But perhaps, the Governor’s backwards policy is best symbolized by […]

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Kasich’s Real Record on Voting Rights in Ohio

COLUMBUS – With absentee ballots landing in Ohioans mailboxes over the next week, Governor Kasich and Ohio Republicans are continuing to defend their record on voting rights in the face of a lawsuit from the NAACP, supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, for discriminatory voting practices. Here’s a look back at Governor Kasich’s real […]

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ICYMI: New Report Shows Ohio’s Middle Class & Poor Worse Off Under Kasich

COLUMBUS – In case you missed it, a new report by the Associated Press finds that, while the wealthy are doing better than ever, Ohio’s middle class and poor are worse off under Governor Kasich on several important measures – including the family poverty rate, homeownership, and real median household income. Highlights from the article are below. The […]

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What People Are Saying About Women’s Med

COLUMBUS – Yesterday, Women’s Med clinic in Sharonville was forced to stop perfoming abortions after it lost a long court fight against restrictive reproductive health regulation enforced under Governor Kasich. There is now just one area clinic available to serve the 150,000 women living in the Cincinnati-area. The Democratic nominee for Lt. Governor, Sharen Neuhardt, spoke out against the […]

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FitzGerald Statement on Ohio EPA Proposal to Loosen Water Quality Regulation

COLUMBUS - Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on the Ohio EPA’s announcement that Governor Kasich’s administration plans to reduce regulation of the 401 water quality certification process that the state administers under the federal Clean Water Act. “It is absolutely irresponsible for Governor Kasich’s administration to propose loosening water quality regulation, just […]

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FitzGerald Statement on Scarcity of Medium & High Wage Jobs in Ohio

COLUMBUS – Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ed FitzGerald released the following statement on a report released today by Innovation Ohio, which shows that “while 9 out of 10 Ohio jobs lost during the Great Recession paid medium or high wages, low-paying jobs account for virtually all Ohio job growth during the recovery.” “The evidence that Governor Kasich’s economic […]

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Toledo Police Command Officers’ Association Endorse FitzGerald

TOLEDO – The Toledo Police Command Officers’ Association has announced its endorsement of Democratic gubernatorial nominee and Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald. FitzGerald has also been endorsed by Ohio’s Fraternal Order of Police, the Ohio State Troopers Association, and Ohio’s Association of Professional Fire Fighters. “Members of our Association appreciate the strong law and order […]

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Kasich Silent on Ohio River Water Contamination

COLUMBUS – Governor Kasich has yet to say anything on the Duke Energy oil spill that lead to the closure of the Ohio River yesterday. This spill is the second contamination incident on the Ohio River this summer, but the Governor has yet to announce any plan to prevent future contamination or hazardous material transportation […]

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