Sept. 11, 2018 — With two months to go before the 2018 general election, the Columbus Dispatch is reporting that the notorious super PAC, Americans for Prosperity, will insert itself into Ohio state politics by supporting six Republican candidates running for the statehouse. That list includes
(Aug. 14, 2018) “Being recognized as a Run For Something candidate proves I’m running a solid, community-led campaign. My team and I are rebuilding our democracy one door-knock at a time. I’m particularly proud of the Run for Something endorsement because it shows I’m part of a massive shift in
(Aug. 2, 2018) “When I began my campaign for Ohio House Representative in District 6, I never imagined my effort would be acknowledged by former President Obama. I was simply focused on what was happening around me and wondering how I would explain it to my children when they got older. In
(Aug. 1, 2018) “It’s ironic that Jim Trakas, who has already received more than $100,000 from the dark-money group Growth and Opportunity, is complaining about a rival super PAC trying to hurt his reputation. Voters in House District 6 deserve better than the same revolving-door network
(July 31, 2018) Thirteen of the last 17 years have been entirely under Republican control in Ohio. During that time, the state worked its way into a $1 billion budget shortfall and we’ve seen local governments getting squeezed tighter and tighter to make up for misguided priorities in Columbus.
(July 23, 2018) Cleveland.com reports that “four secretive political groups” spent more than $2.6 million on the 2018 primary elections for the Ohio Statehouse — and Jim Trakas was the second largest recipient, receiving $100,051.98 in outside support from Growth and Opportunity, a
(June 12, 2018) Phil Robinson, a longtime champion of education, small business and strong local government, has officially announced his candidacy for Ohio House District 6. The district covers a broad stretch of southeast Cuyahoga County including Bentleyville, Brecksville, Broadview Heights,