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CARA 3.0 will help addicted Ohioans

For years, the United States has struggled to overcome an epidemic of addiction that has devastated communities in Ohio and across the country. Unfortunately, recent data suggests that the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic worsened this crisis. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), at ...

The changing face of law enforcement

Editor’s note: This article is part of an ongoing series highlighting different aspects of law, punishment, and corrections in Columbiana County. Abruzzino was elected county prosecutor in November. Upon entering office in early January, it became evident that the face of law enforcement ...

Investing in Ohio a key to our future

Major crises are powerfully transformative events. After an extremely challenging time in Ohio brought on by the global coronavirus pandemic, we have an opportunity this year to make the kinds of investments that will bring renewal and recovery across the state. The budget I unveiled last ...

Administration must focus on affordable, reliable electricity

Democratic majorities in the House and Senate, along with a new Biden administration, promise sweeping policy changes in the United States. This includes campaign pledges to remake America’s electricity mix. But with campaign season over, Democrats should put rhetoric aside and pursue a ...

To the Polls Ye Sons of Freedom

America is under assault like never before by left wing elements in and out of Congress, aided and abetted by an ultra left national media, that wish to undermine our Constitution, obliterate our Judeo-Christian culture, and thrust upon us a Socialist lock down of our economy. Donald Trump ...

COVID-19 fallout is going to worsen, folks

By Jan. 1, nearly 1% of West Virginians will have been killed by COVID-19, with Ohio not far behind, predicts a scientific think tank at the University of Washington. That translates to 1,747 people in the Mountain State and 10,270 in the Buckeye State. As of Monday, the death tolls in our ...

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is being observed

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, making it the most commonly diagnosed cancer among men in the U.S after skin cancer. As a member of the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s Congressional Families Cancer Prevention Program®, I want to share the following ...

The hoax that is the virus

Let us take a look at the reporting of China Virus statistics that have been used to affect all of our lives, cripple the best economy of our lifetimes, and force us to surrender our Constitutional freedoms. As you will see, it is a shameful example of politically motivated propaganda that ...

Explanation regarding drastic LGF reduction

I am writing as a member of the County Budget Commission to give you a straightforward explanation of why your local government funds (LGF) were drastically cut. No politics. No unwarranted criticism. But no cover-up either. Just facts. I am not running for any office. But your elected ...