Safeguarding Voter Integrity

Hand of a person casting a ballot at a polling station during voting.

“Making it easy to vote and hard to cheat.” Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted – Every day we engage in activities that require a photo ID and generally we provide one willingly. But none are likely as important as privilege of choosing those who represent us at every level of government. Protecting the integrity of our elections – the one person, one …

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Expanding Jobs & the Economy


Government bureaucrats don’t build businesses! It’s done through the hard work, ingenuity and courage of entrepreneurs who take risks. That’s what leads to success in the business world and creates jobs for people. But the regulations politicians put in place can create an environment that determines whether a business will be allowed to flourish in a free market economy or …

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I’m Pro-Choice on Education


There is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to how students learn, yet the reality is that many families today have very few options when it comes to the school their children can and are generally required to attend. A recent national survey by Beck Research on behalf of the American Federation for Children “demonstrates that school choice continues to have …

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Renewing the Sanctity of Life


Evidenced in many ways, we’ve lost respect for the sanctity of life in America. It’s a scary thought to wonder where we could be in a decade or two and which firewall of human dignity will be breached next. Consider these examples: Chicago’s nation-leading gun violence is in the news almost daily and nothing seems to stem the tide. Planned …

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Supporting Marriage and Family


The foundation and strength of every stable society is the family unit. It’s here that the next generation is born and nourished with the character and values for a successful life. My commitment as a member of the General Assembly will be to evaluate every proposal that comes before me with this principle in mind and how it directly or …

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