November 17, 2017
Press Statement: $1.5 trillion increase to deficit will lead to deep cuts to vital programs

"I struggle to see how this tax bill spells the 'tax relief to the middle class' that Senator Portman avows. What I do plainly see is how a $1.5 trillion increase to the deficit will lead to cuts to programs that millions of Ohioans need: SNAP, Medicaid, Medicare, housing assistance, disability assistance, Pell Grants, child care, Social Security and more. Nothing will be off-limits if this bill passes the Senate."

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October 30, 2017
LISTEN: Federal plans could reverse Ohio's progress on poverty

Ohio is making strides in fighting poverty, but a new report from the Coalition on Human Needs and the Ohio Association of Foodbanks warns that progress could be undermined by proposed cuts at the federal level.

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October 20, 2017
Press Statement: Budget bill, tax cuts threaten longstanding, proven programs that serve tens of millions

"Last year, we gave basic groceries - usually three to five days' worth - to seniors nearly 1.7 million times. Just picture that. 1.7 million times, a senior in Ohio was forced to come to a food pantry because they couldn't afford enough food on their own. How will tax cuts for the wealthy help them? Who should our programs and policies really be serving?"

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