Opinion column: Racism is a public health crisis

Opinion column: Racism is a public health crisis

Cities and counties around Ohio have led the country in declaring racism a public health crisis.The first step to solving a problem is recognizing its...

July 29th, 2020 |  


Ohio fishing action has heated up recently

Ohio fishing action has heated up recently

The summer has been a hot one but the fishing continues to be hot as well especially up at the big pond to the north which we call Lake Erie.The walle...

July 27th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Opening schools amid limits of expertise

Opinion column: Opening schools amid limits of expertise

The last thing you want to hear from your brain surgeon (aside from “Oops”) is “Wow, I’ve always wanted to do one of these....

July 22nd, 2020 |  



Opinion column: Prep for delayed election results

Opinion column: Prep for delayed election results

America is having a rough year.Impeachment, the death of Kobe Bryant, wildfires in the West, tornadoes and floods elsewhere. And, of course, the pande...

July 20th, 2020 |  


Nursing homes plead for help to fight COVID-19

Nursing homes plead for help to fight COVID-19

Dear Governors,Thank you for your leadership in response to this unprecedented health crisis and the action your administrations have taken to prevent...

July 16th, 2020 |  


Opinion column: Don’t forfeit our best weapon against fighting diseases

Opinion column: Don’t forfeit our best weapon against fighting diseases

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and several senior House lawmakers recently announced a plan to impose price controls and seize patents on any COVID-19 vac...

July 16th, 2020 |  


Ohio Wildlife Council receives proposals

Ohio Wildlife Council receives proposals

The Ohio Wildlife Council received regulation proposals for fishing and white-tailed deer processing at its regularly scheduled meeting Wednesday, Jul...

July 13th, 2020 |  


Sherrod Brown opinion column: We must expand broadband internet

Sherrod Brown opinion column: We must expand broadband internet

This pandemic has been the Great Revealer.It’s exposing so many inequities in our society, and it’s affecting nearly every aspect of our l...

July 13th, 2020 |  


Melissa Martin opinion column: Life after lockdown isn’t easy

Melissa Martin opinion column: Life after lockdown isn’t easy

The world is reopening and I need to return to social norms and hygiene habits prior to COVID-19. Life after lockdown requires diligence to return to ...

July 12th, 2020 |  


Rob Portman opinion column: A win for our national parks

Rob Portman opinion column: A win for our national parks

A June 29 Toledo Blade editorial titled “Preserve the Parks,” argued that my legislation to help our national parks would be a good invest...

July 12th, 2020 |