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

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    Today the U.S. House of Representatives pulled replacement legislation for the Affordable Care Act after failing to secure the votes needed to pass it. The following are statements from Ohio progressives who advocated for its defeat: Steve Wagner, Executive Director, UHCAN Ohio “We know health care needs to be improved. People need to be able
  • March 18-24, 2017March 18-24, 2017
    Coroner, Pediatrician Warn That GOP Obamacare Replacement Would Devastate Ohio  A  new analysis from the Brookings Institution finds that the GOP’s revised Obamacare replacement bill is likely to result in roughly the same coverage losses as the original bill and could even cause more people to lose coverage. House Republicans on Monday night released an
  • Experts Warn More Deaths Under ACA Re-WriteExperts Warn More Deaths Under ACA Re-Write
    BREAKING: Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther became the latest Ohio mayor to officially condemn the replacement plan and urge Congress to craft a responsible alternative. Ginther made his comments at a noon news conference. *** COLUMBUS—While celebrating the benefits of Obamacare, medical experts warned that the GOP replacement expected to be voted on today would worsen
  • ProgressOhio: Outreach Coordinator
    ProgressOhio is the state’s leading progressive advocacy group and its mission is more important than ever. PO works in partnership with other mission-aligned groups to pushback on rightwing propaganda and promote progressive policies such as tax fairness, civil and human rights, charter school accountability, sound environmental policy, and women’s reproductive rights. The Outreach Coordinator leads efforts

RSS Plunderbund

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    The old white guys lost!  The ones trying to run  the White House these days down through Congress.  Tweet Trump, Paul Ryan,  Mitch McConnell , Steve Bannon, Mike Pence,  the No-can-do Republican congressmen who have been dead-set on repealing Obamacare for seven years;  the loyal, head-bobbing soldiers who were solidly  committed to Trumpcare.    They […]
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    As we reflect on a tumultuous week where the FBI Director confirmed that an investigation of some of the president’s closest aides is being conducted to determine if there was coordination of campaign tactics with Russian operatives linked to Kremlin strongman Vladimir Putin, this headline among many was startling: ‘There’s a Smell of Treason in […]
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    Despite one of the worst historical performances in the first two months of a presidency in American history, Donald Trump hasn’t lost much support. While many Ohioans are finding him personally unlikeable, very few respondents in a recent survey out of Balwin Wallace University say they would’ve changed their vote this past November. Here’s the […]

RSS Policy Matters Ohio

  • Slow down on Q deal
    With uncertainty in Washington and Columbus, local leaders should prioritize more pressing needs Contact: Policy Matters Ohio 216.361.9801 Photo by Eric Drost The Cuyahoga County Council likely will vote March 28 on whether to sell $140 million in bonds to  finance an expansion and remake of Quicken Loans Arena, and the Cleveland City Council may […]
  • Skinny budget, big victory: News from Policy Matters
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  • JobWatch: More than a blip?
    Ohio experiences big job gains in February Contact Hannah Halbert 614.397.6080 Download JobWatch Ohio posted five-figure job gains in February, according to new data released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. In a much welcome departure from the sluggish growth that dogged the state in 2016, February brought an additional 15,200 […]