LATEST NEWS FROM THE OHIO GOP

Tax bill beginning to deliver bigger paychecks to workers

February 2, 2018

By: SARAH SKIDMORE SELL, AP The contentious tax overhaul is beginning to deliver a change that many will welcome — bigger paychecks. Workers are starting to see more take-home pay as employers implement the new withholding guidelines from the IRS, which dictate how much employers withhold from pay for federal taxes. Those whose checks have remained... Read More

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February 2, 2018

The numbers: The U.S. created 200,000 new jobs in the first month of 2018, showing that companies are still hungry to hire more than eight years after an economic expansion began. Even better, worker pay also rose at the fastest yearly pace since 2009. The increase in hiring exceeded Wall Street’s forecast. Economists polled by MarketWatch... Read More

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Tax bill beginning to deliver bigger paychecks to workers

February 2, 2018

By: SARAH SKIDMORE SELL, AP The contentious tax overhaul is beginning to deliver a change that many will welcome — bigger paychecks. Workers are starting to see more take-home pay as employers implement the new withholding guidelines from the IRS, which dictate how much employers withhold from pay for federal taxes. Those whose checks have remained... Read More

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February 1, 2018

In celebration of Black History Month, Ohio Republican Party Chairman Jane Timken released the following statement: Read More

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February 1, 2018

300 firms giving tax cut bonus, Costco dismisses Pelosi’s ‘crumbs’ attack By: Paul Bedard, Washington Examiner February 1, 2018 The number of companies offering employees higher wages, expanded insurance and retirement benefits and cash bonuses up to $3,000 has surged to about 300 as more see benefits from the new GOP tax cuts. The payouts, praised... Read More

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January 31, 2018

Voters gave President Trump high marks last night after watching his State of the Union address. 75% approved, including 97% of Republicans and 72% of independents 81% felt Trump’s speech was trying to unite the country rather than divide it 91% favored what they heard on infrastructure 75% favored what they heard on national security 72% favored what they heard on immigration Read More

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ORP Reaction to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

January 30, 2018

Please see the statement below from Chairman Jane Timken regarding President Trump’s first State of the Union Address.  “Tonight, President Trump delivered a heartfelt message to the American people – that together we can take the unprecedented successes of the last year and build a safer, stronger and prouder America.” “The President emphasized economic successes... Read More

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Looking for a place to watch the State of the Union?

January 29, 2018

Are you planning to watch President Trump’s first State of the Union Address? If so, please see the list of our watch parties below and sign-up if you’d like to watch with fellow Republicans!  President Trump is expected to discuss the record-setting accomplishments of his first year, how Republican policies are lifting all Americans, and how... Read More

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USA Today Fact check: Democrats are repeating a misleading talking point about tax cuts

January 29, 2018

By: Lori Robertson, FactCheck.org, Published in USA Today The Republican tax plan was signed into law just last month, and Democrats already have a well-worn — and misleading — talking point about it: 83% of the tax cuts go to the wealthiest 1%. That’s true for 2027 but only because most of the individual income tax changes expire by... Read More

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Local welder to be first lady’s guest at State of the Union

January 29, 2018

By: Lynn Hulsey – Staff Writer, Dayton Daily News Corey Adams, a local welder at Staub Manufacturing Solutions in Harrison Twp., will be a guest of first lady Melania Trump at the State of the Union address Tuesday night. Read More

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ICYMI: Youngstown voters say POTUS first year “better than I ever would have dreamt.”

January 25, 2018

CNN Focus Group Of Trump Supporters: “Better Than I Ever Would Have Dreamt” Trump supporters speak with CNN’s Martin Savidge about their thoughts on the President’s progress and performance a year into office. The panel included two white males, a black woman, a white woman and a black male from Youngstown, Ohio. They range from... Read More

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Starbucks for Sherrod

January 24, 2018

Today news broke that Starbucks will boost wages and benefits for their workers thanks to tax reform. This follows similar announcements from companies like Apple, JPMorgan Chase, Disney and Verizon. Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown is a major opponent of tax reform and claimed that companies would not use the benefits from a lower corporate tax rate to... Read More

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Chairman’s Update 1/21

January 21, 2018

Dear friend – On Friday, Democrat Senator Sherrod Brown went back on a month’s worth of talking points, during which he exhaustively cited the need to fully fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for five years. Brown also called for his own defeat after claiming – “those who advocate for shutdowns should be defeated... Read More

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Sherrod Brown Flip Flops on CHIP, Joins Schumer Shutdown

January 19, 2018

After weeks of calling on Congress to pass long-term funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Sherrod Brown has flip flopped to fall in line with the Schumer Shutdown. Despite his speech on the Senate floor, radio interview and tweets to the contrary, Sherrod Brown’s decision today will put CHIP at risk: “Since voting no... Read More

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Chairman’s Update 12/10

December 11, 2017

This week, we’re focused on the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act and the DNC’s Unity Commission has some high praise for the RNC. The Tax Cuts & Jobs Act is one step closer to becoming law with the announcement of the conference committee members. I am proud that our Senator Rob Portman is leading the... Read More

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Trump to order public health emergency for opioids, a partial measure to fight drug epidemic

October 26, 2017

President Trump will order his health secretary to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency Thursday — but will stop short of declaring a more sweeping state of national emergency, aides said. WASHINGTON — President Trump will order his health secretary to declare the opioid crisis a public health emergency Thursday — but will stop... Read More

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Chairman’s Update 10/22

October 26, 2017

Hear from Chairman Jane Timken and our Republican Elected Officials about what’s happening with the Ohio GOP! Read More

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Shifty Sherrod Brown slanders the White House

October 25, 2017

Less than a week after appearing on Fox News to claim he wants to work with the White House, Sherrod Brown slandered the White House on CNN. Read More

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