Issues

 

Health Care

  • Protect the expansion of Medicaid, which has provided health insurance to 700,000 working poor Ohioans.
  • Improve birth control access and education. 
  • Require opioid litigation settlements to be used for treatment and prevention and NOT for non-health related items. 

Planet Care

  • Reinstate efficiency and renewable energy mandates.
  • Form a Green Caucus of like-minded legislators committed to protecting our future by preserving our environment.
  • Join the 24 states in the U.S. Climate Alliance that are committed to upholding the objectives of the 2015 Paris Agreement.

Education

  • Increase funding for public schools.
  • Lower tuition at public colleges.
  • Eliminate state funding to underperforming for-profit charter schools.  
  • Prohibit future school district tax abatements.

Taxes

  • Provide a billion dollar income tax cut to retiress and paycheck Ohioans.
  • Eliminate preferential tax treatment for business owners.
  • Enact a severance tax comparable to other oil and gas producing states.  

Jobs

  • Take a common sense, education-first, approach to economic development.
  • Raise the minimum wage.
  • Protect collective bargaining rights.

LGBT

  •   Pass anti-discrimination laws covering sexual orientation.