LATEST NEWS FROM THE OHIO GOP

Ohio’s Jobless Rate Hits 17-Year-Low Under Republican Leadership

May 18, 2018

News broke today that Ohio’s jobless rate hit a 17-year-low in April, reminding us of how far we’ve come since the dark days of Ted Strickland and Richard Cordray. Here are some highlights from today’s jobs report: Ohio’s jobless rate hit a fresh 17-year-low 7,000 people joined the labor force and 11,000 found jobs in April... Read More

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Ohio jobless rate hits new 17-year-low in April

May 18, 2018

Columbus Dispatch Ohio’s jobless rate hit a fresh 17-year-low in April as more people joined the state’s labor force and all of them found work, the state said Friday. The unemployment rate was 4.3 percent last month, down from 4.4 percent in March 2018 and the lowest since July 2001 when the rate was 4.2... Read More

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Democrat Sherrod Brown’s appearance at forum begs question: Is he running for president?

May 18, 2018

Dayton Daily News Sen. Sherrod Brown said his appearance at a progressive forum along with a number of potential Democratic presidential candidates does not signal he plans to seek the presidency in 2020. Brown, D-Ohio, spoke Tuesday at the Center for American Progress in Washington, an event whose speakers included Democratic Senators Kirsten Gillibrand of... Read More

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Ohio Jobless Rate Hits New 17-Year-Low in April

May 18, 2018

By Mark Williams, Columbus Dispatch Ohio’s jobless rate hit a fresh 17-year-low in April as more people joined the state’s labor force and all of them found work, the state said Friday. The unemployment rate was 4.3 percent last month, down from 4.4 percent in March 2018 and the lowest since July 2001 when the... Read More

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Shoppers Spent at Healthy Pace in April

May 15, 2018

AP WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, a sign that consumers may be rebounding from weak spending in the first three months of the year and driving better economic growth. Retail sales increased 0.3 percent in April, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, down from a 0.8 percent gain in... Read More

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Amazon to build distribution site in West Jefferson, add 1,500 jobs

May 14, 2018

Columbus Dispatch Amazon is expanding again in central Ohio. The internet giant said Monday it will build a distribution operation in West Jefferson that will add 1,500 jobs to the region by the end of 2019. It will become Amazon’s sixth major distribution center in Ohio and its third in the Columbus area. “Amazon is... Read More

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Democrats Divided as Republicans Unite

May 11, 2018

After the so-called “blue wave” failed to flood the polls on Tuesday, Democrats were left divided. What’s worse for Democrats is Richard Cordray’s inability to excite their base or unite the warring factions within the party. On Tuesday night, Mary Taylor graciously endorsed Mike DeWine and urged her supporters to unite behind his candidacy. She also... Read More

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Statement from Chairman Timken on May 8 Primary Election Victories

May 8, 2018

The following statement may be attributed to Ohio Republican Party Chairman Jane Timken. “By nominating Mike DeWine, Jim Renacci and Robert Sprague, primary voters have picked a rock-solid team to build on Ohio’s economic success and tackle our most pressing issues. Now it is time for Ohio Republicans to come together, support these candidates, and focus... Read More

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GOP campaign chief Steve Stivers bullish on party’s Ohio prospects

April 27, 2018

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Under Republican Leadership US weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

April 26, 2018

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) – New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in more than 48 years last week, suggesting that March’s slowdown in job growth was probably temporary. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 209,000 for the week ended April 21, the lowest level... Read More

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Under Republican Leadership US weekly jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1969

April 26, 2018

WASHINGTON, April 26 (Reuters) – New applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped to their lowest level in more than 48 years last week, suggesting that March’s slowdown in job growth was probably temporary. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits fell 24,000 to a seasonally adjusted 209,000 for the week ended April 21, the lowest level... Read More

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Tax Day – Ohio Democratic Party Staffers Receive Up to $2,900 More This Year Than Last

April 18, 2018

For months, Sherrod Brown and the Ohio Democrat Party have demonized and demagogued the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. They claim that everyday Ohioans will only receive “crumbs” from tax reform. They claim that working Ohioans won’t see benefits from tax reform. They claim that that tax reform won’t help the middle class. We have already... Read More

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Robert Sprague in the Republican primary for Ohio treasurer: endorsement editorial

April 18, 2018

Cleveland.com Editorial Board Two Republicans are vying May 8 for the GOP nomination to succeed Republican Treasurer Josh Mandel. Sandra O’Brien, a former Ashtabula County auditor, and state Rep. Robert Sprague both seek to run an office that in fiscal 2017 managed more than $224 billion in financial assets, including more than $21.5 billion in state investments. They also... Read More

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Happy Tax Day – Ohio Democrat Party Staffers Receive Up to $2,900 More This Year Than Last

April 17, 2018

For months, Sherrod Brown and the Ohio Democrat Party have demonized and demagogued the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. They claim that everyday Ohioans will only receive “crumbs” from tax reform. They claim that working Ohioans won’t see benefits from tax reform. They claim that that tax reform won’t help the middle class. We have already... Read More

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Sherrod Brown’s Countdown to Tax Day

April 17, 2018

Democrat Senator Sherrod Brown’s favorite day of the year, tax day, will be here before we know it. To help him celebrate, we will highlight his abysmal record on taxes every day until April 17th! April 16 – Sherrod Brown supports Obamacare which raised taxes by $819.3 Billion On the eve of tax day, we... Read More

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Cordray funneled $43 Million to Obama, Clinton PR firm as CFPB Director

April 13, 2018

Did you know that as Director of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB), Richard Cordray funneled $43,453,250 to an Obama, Clinton aligned PR firm called GMMB, Inc? That is the highest level of PR spending of any agency over the last decade! Now Cordray is running for the Democrat nomination for Governor, and guess who he... Read More

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Mike DeWine: Farmers deserve a return to regulatory sanity

April 9, 2018

The Lima News Column by Mike DeWine Sometimes, the best thing that government can do for folks is to stay out of the way. That’s especially true when it comes to our agricultural economy. Farmers work hard every day, and the last thing they need is more layers of regulation imposed on them by bureaucrats... Read More

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Report: Ohio one of only 13 states ‘adequately’ addressing opioid crisis

April 4, 2018

The National Safety Council has pegged the states which they consider the leaders in implementing policies to help combat the deadly opioid epidemic.  According to a release, the National Safety Council assigned its highest mark of “Improving” to Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island,... Read More

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Report: Ohio one of only 13 states ‘adequately’ addressing opioid crisis

April 4, 2018

WFMJ The National Safety Council has pegged the states which they consider the leaders in implementing policies to help combat the deadly opioid epidemic. According to a release, the National Safety Council assigned its highest mark of “Improving” to Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode... Read More

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Trump’s approval climbs higher than Obama’s at same point into his presidency

April 3, 2018

Washington Examiner President Trump’s approval rate among likely U.S. voters hit 50 percent on Monday, which puts him higher than former President Barack Obama’s score at the same point into his first term, according to a new poll. One-third of all respondents “strongly approve” of the Republican leader’s job, according to the April 2 poll by conservative-leaning... Read More

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