Fighting for an Ohio that works for everyone.


The “Guns Everywhere” bill belongs NOWHERE in Ohio law

Guns do not belong in day-care centers, police and sheriff offices, or public universities and colleges. But legislators in Ohio are advancing legislation that would allow just that. Sub H.B. 48 is quickly moving through the general assembly. 

Please add your name to the petition below and tell the Ohio Legislature you’re joining with law enforcement, prosecuting attorneys, faculty and students in opposing legislation that would allow guns in day-care centers, police stations, and school campuses.

Sign the Petition Here! 

Tell the Ohio state school board to fire Richard Ross

We Need Leaders

Please tell the state school board to fire Ross and bring in the type of education leader Ohio deserves.

For too long, state school superintendent Richard Ross has hurt our kids and wasted our money by covering up for failing charter schools. It’s time for the Ohio State Board of Education to fire Richard Ross as Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Sign the Petition Here! 

Stop the Threat to Women’s Health

There are certain choices that should be made between a woman and her doctor. Unfortunately, Ohio politicians are taking away health care options for women. That’s why ProgressOhio is teaming up with a doctor to send a message to our politicians to trust women. We need you to get involved

 Sign the petition! 

About 500 men, women and children rallied at the Ohio Statehouse Tuesday evening in support of Planned Parenthood. The rally comes as lawmakers are poised to vote Wednesday to defund America's most popular health care provider for women. The fast-moving bill will especially hurt poor women and worsen Ohio's already shamefully high infant mortality rate. At ProgressOhio, we proudly #StandWithPP ... See MoreSee Less

ProgressOhio News

  • Richard Ross’ Resignation Offers New Hope for Charter School ReformRichard Ross’ Resignation Offers New Hope for Charter School Reform
    Dr. Richard Ross’ announcement that he will step down as Ohio’s top education official gives the state a chance to properly enforce a sweeping new charter school accountability law, said ProgressOhio Executive Director Sandy Theis. “Key provisions of the new charter school reform law place an extraordinary amount of authority with the Ohio Department of
  • ProgressOhio cheers on Issue 1’s passage, urges immediate priority shift to Congressional redistricting reform in 2016ProgressOhio cheers on Issue 1’s passage, urges immediate priority shift to Congressional redistricting reform in 2016
    Thank you, Ohio. By an overwhelming margin, we passed Issue 1, putting an end to our hyper-partisan system of designing districts for the Ohio Senate and Ohio House. This will lead to more fair and geographically competitive elections–changes that will help bring about a stronger democracy and a more engaged citizenry. Issue 1 received endorsements from more
  • Feds Should Withhold Charter MoneyFeds Should Withhold Charter Money
    For Immediate Release: September 29, 2015 Contact: Sandy Theis, 614-940-0131 Stephen Dyer, 330-338-1486 Education Reform Advocates Demand More Charter Accountability Before Ohio Gets $71 Million for New Charters from Federal Government COLUMBUS – Although Ohio’s charter schools are the subject of national ridicule and multiple investigations, the US Department of Education awarded the Buckeye State the largest
  • New poll shows Ohioans support strong policies for womenNew poll shows Ohioans support strong policies for women
    New PPP Poll: Ohio Voters Support Pay Equity, Paid Maternity Leave; Oppose Fast-Moving Bill to Ban Abortion if Fetus Has Downs Syndrome For Immediate Release: Sept. 28, 2015 COLUMBUS — A majority of Ohio voters overwhelmingly support laws that would require paid maternity leave and equal pay for equal work, and they oppose a bill