Ohio needs a systemic, statewide approach to keep incarcerated people safe from COVID-19

A recent Great Lakes poll shows that 80% of Ohioans approve of the job Gov. Mike DeWine is doing during the coronavirus pandemic. Large majorities support school closings, limits on public gatherings, and other...

‘The biggest feeling is sadness.’ With classes canceled, teachers try to keep teaching

It has already become a stale Facebook meme: “Homeschooling is going well. Two students suspended for fighting and one teacher fired for drinking on the job.” A week ago it was worth a chuckle; today it...

Methane pollution poses serious risks to our health

As the oil and gas industry expands rapidly in Ohio, so does the risk of methane pollution. Methane is the primary component of natural gas and is emitted at all stages of the oil...

During Sunshine week, Ohio leaders show value of open gov’t during public health crisis

In a public health crisis, nothing is more vital for our citizenry than honest and accurate information.  Most Americans are getting that information during this COVID-19 pandemic — from health experts, media outlets and government...

You Said It, Week of March 16-20

Reader opinions from the week of March 16-20: DeWine seeks to push back Ohio primary election to June Leo Barbour: “This will leave public school levies hanging.” Linda M Barry: “I am so pleased because...

The coronavirus response among Ohio’s neighbors

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine’s leadership during the coronavirus pandemic has garnered national attention, particularly in contrast to President Donald Trump’s mixed messages and slow response as the pandemic has unfurled nationally.  DeWine has taken swift...
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