Keeping Ohio moms healthy

Keeping Ohio moms healthy

Maternal mortality is a growing problem in Ohio and around the country. Too many mothers are dying, particularly mothers of color. Nationally, Black m...

March 27th, 2021 |  


Increasing treatment options for Ohioans struggling with addiction

Increasing treatment options for Ohioans struggling with addiction

More than a million workers and retirees across the country are part of the multi-employer pension system, and many are in danger of losing that secur...

March 2nd, 2021 |  


Moving forward from tough year

Moving forward from tough year

I think we are all ready for 2020 to be over. It’s been a tough year.The health care and economic crises caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have ch...

January 5th, 2021 |  



Protecting patients from surprise medical bills

Protecting patients from surprise medical bills

Last week, we secured a bipartisan agreement that would finally protect patients from out-of-control, surprise medical bills. We pushed Congressional ...

December 25th, 2020 |  


Supporting communities during pandemic

Supporting communities during pandemic

All across Ohio, we are watching hospitals fill up – yet again. Our health care system is getting overwhelmed. Small businesses and local govern...

December 11th, 2020 |  


Supporting veterans’ mental health needs

Supporting veterans’ mental health needs

This month’s virtual and socially distanced Veterans Day celebrations around Ohio serve as a reminder not only of the sacrifices veterans make f...

November 26th, 2020 |  


Senior Center meals impacted by COVID-19

Senior Center meals impacted by COVID-19

COVID-19 is continuing to impact the Fulton County Senior Center.The Fulton County Senior Center will deliver home meals for the week of Nov. 30 on We...

November 25th, 2020 |  


Fighting for a utility shutoff moratorium

Fighting for a utility shutoff moratorium

Recently, I led my Democratic colleagues in writing letters to 22 of the nation’s largest utility companies – urging them to suspend all u...

November 14th, 2020 |  


Portman: Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

Portman: Why I voted for Amy Coney Barrett

This week, I was proud to vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to serve on the Supreme Court. She is an impressive person and a distinguished legal...

October 31st, 2020 |  


Just a small thing can effect big change

Often it is the small things that affect our relationships – with each other and with God.It’s a small thing to set aside time daily for B...

October 23rd, 2020 |