Ironton Tribune: Time to work together


For the last few years, our government in Washington, D.C. has been plagued by gridlock, with Republicans and Democrats in Congress at odds, unwilling to work with each other in any form. On far too many issues, votes in the Senate come down roughly along the party lines of the 52 Republicans and 46 Democrats […]

There is a fear nationwide that the same kind of hate march that happened in Charlottesville could happen again, even in Ohio. A variety of community groups gathered at the Columbus Urban League last week to talk about hate and how to respond in its wake. The groups represented everything from civil rights to several […]

Ohioans don’t need a declaration to tell them the opioid crisis is a national emergency. Many of them are living this nightmare every day. This month, after the White House Commission on Combatting Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis unveiled formal recommendations to address the opioid epidemic, President Trump finally announced he would declare the […]

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) is seeking information from federal law enforcement and justice officials about domestic terror and hate organizations in Ohio and how they are tracked, according to letters sent to the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday. The requests follow the Aug. 12 “Unite the Right” rally […]

In the aftermath of an Ohio man charged with killing a woman in Charlottesville, Va., this month, Sen. Sherrod Brown asked the FBI Tuesday to provide him with any information the bureau has on “domestic terrorist organizations or hate groups” believed to have operated in the state of Ohio during the past two years. In […]

YOUNGSTOWN Even as he seeks Beijing’s help on North Korea, President Donald Trump asked his trade office on Monday to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. Trump, in the midst of a 17-day vacation, left his New Jersey golf club to return to the White House to sign […]