Help for Ohio during an extraordinary crisis

Last week, I participated in a roundtable at Fecon, an agricultural equipment manufacturer in southwest Ohio. Our discussion included some of the biggest issues...

Gov. DeWine is mighty fine

Gov. Mike DeWine and sidekick, Ohio Department of Health director Amy Acton, have reached Batman and Robin status for jumping into the quarantine-mobile to...

Commentary: Lessons of previous stock market crashes

At 5:12 a.m. on April 18, 1906, the northernmost 296 miles of the San Andreas fault ruptured. The quake lasted 55 seconds, and the...

A historic week for US trade, American workers

Last week, I participated in a roundtable at Fecon, an agricultural equipment manufacturer in Southwest Ohio. Our discussion included some of the biggest issues...

National Poetry Month: Just try writing

The lines of poems I memorized in high school come back to visit me at moments when I need them. I regularly pull chapbooks...

An unforgettable art show

I’ve been fascinated by art museums since I was a young teen and was introduced to the Toledo Museum of Art. I’ll admit that...

Cynicism grows amid admissions scandal

NEW YORK (AP) — In some ways, the college-admissions bribery scheme newly revealed by federal prosecutors seemed almost inevitable. Ethics experts say Americans these...

Shining a light on campaign finance in Ohio

You deserve to know who is funding campaigns aimed to influence the outcome of elections. It’s really that simple.A variety of motivating factors underlie...

The discretionary federal workforce

By Tristan WeisI am one of the roughly 800,000 furloughed federal workers. I work in Washington, D.C., as a presidential management fellow doing congressional...