TPM // Hunter Walker
During his career as an FBI agent, Ed FitzGerald fought political corruption in the old Chicago mob stronghold of Cicero, Ill. Now, FitzGerald is taking on Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) to battle what he described as “shocking behavior” in the statehouse.
Columbus Dispatch // Joe Hallett
So, Connie Pillich, what did you do in the Air Force? “I prevented nuclear war.”Pausing, she added, “You’re welcome.”
And, Mrs. Pillich, what’s your husband’s name?”Paul Forshey.”Pausing, she added, “He didn’t want to change his name when we got married.”
Those answers might give Josh Mandel pause, because they say several things about state Rep. Connie Pillich, his Democratic opponent for state treasurer next year: She has a sense of humor, a military record to match Mandel’s, and she is a very determined woman.
For the first time in nearly three years, Ohio’s unemployment rate ticks up to match that of Nation’s
Today, the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services released this month’s jobs report, showing Ohio’s unemployment ticked up to match the national rate for the first time in nearly three years. In response, Cuyahoga County Executive and gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald released the following statement:
Today, the Healthy Ohioans Work coalition, a group working to expand Medicaid coverage for nearly 300,000 Ohioans announced the filing of an initiated statute to the Ohio Attorney General to begin the initiative petition process.