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Gubernatorial hopefuls make stop in the region

Ohio gubernatorial candidate Richard Cordray stopped by Tuscarawas County on Sunday, April 22 to speak about his vision for the state's future and urge people to vote in the primary. The Democrat was joined by his running mate Betty Sutton.

Gibbs endorsed by local leaders

In a demonstration of grassroots support among local leaders in Ohio's Seventh Congressional District, the Gibbs for Congress campaign released its first round of endorsements from elected officials in all 10 counties.

Teens are shaping current gun debate

Teenagers are shaping the current gun control debate by appealing to politicians, corporations and the general public.

Candidate for OH-7 to host Town Hall

Ken Harbaugh, candidate for the OH-7, will host a “Country Over Party” Town Hall at the Walnut Creek Community Center.

Portman to give keynote at Lincoln Day Dinner

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman will be the keynote speaker at the annual Tuscarawas County Lincoln Day Dinner at The Toolshed at Breitenbach Winery.

Ress to run for 98th District

New Philadelphia resident Greg Ress has announced his intention to run for the open 98th District Ohio House of Representatives seat currently held by Al Landis.

Poll workers needed for May primary

In Ohio it takes more than 35,000 workers to staff polling places across the state for election day, and all 88 county boards of elections are in need of people willing to serve.

Gunnoe to seek Ohio House of Representatives seat

Tuscarawas County resident Shane Gunnoe has announced his intention to run for the open 98th District Ohio House of Representatives seat.

Space seeks auditor post

Former congressman and Tuscarawas County native Zack Space is running for state auditor.

Hall named as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio

The Trump administration recently appointed David L. Hall, a native of Millersburg, as state director for USDA Rural Development in Ohio.

Open enrollment for 2018 ACA health insurance ends Dec. 15

Open enrollment for the 2018 Affordable Care Act is currently under way.

Farm Bureau to host Issue 2 debate

Spokesmen from both sides of state Issue 2, the highly publicized drug price ballot issue, will present their arguments for and against the measure on this weekend's Town Hall Ohio.

Tuscarawas County voters return to the polls this November

In addition to a pair of statewide initiatives, Tuscarawas County voters will decide many renewal or replacement levies; vote on several trustee, school board and village councils; and decide whether to grant liquor licenses to local businesses.

Tuscarawas County Democrats to feature Ken Harbaugh at Fall Dinner

The Tuscarawas County Democratic Party will host Ken Harbaugh at its Fall Dinner.

Commissioner Kerry Metzger announces retirement

Commissioner Kerry Metzger announced his plans to retire from elected public office at the end of his current term as county commissioner.

Gibbs received Freedom Fighter Award

In recognition of his 92-percent rating from FreedomWorks, a grassroots advocacy group that promotes free markets and individual liberty, Congressman Bob Gibbs received the Freedom Fighter Award.

NAM awards Gibbs for supporting manufacturing

The National Association of Manufacturers and Ike Tripp of Etna Products presented Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-OH-07, the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence at an event hosted in the congressman's office on Capitol Hill during the NAM's Manufacturing Summit.

Congressional candidate Ken Harbaugh off to a strong start

Ken Harbaugh, running to represent Ohio's 7th Congressional District, announced strong early fundraising results for the second quarter of 2017.

Water infrastructure is a bipartisan effort

Republican Bob Gibbs represents Ohio's 7th Congressional District and is the former chairman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment. He writes this column to praise the president on some bipartisan reforms that passed the House nearly unanimously.

Harbaugh ends launch week in Holmes and Tuscarawas counties

After an eight-day launch week with 30 scheduled events, Ken Harbaugh made a stop in Holmes County before heading to Tuscarawas County where he spoke to several dozen residents at an event hosted by the Tuscarawas County Democratic Party.

VoteVets endorses Harbaugh for Congress

The largest progressive veterans group in America, VoteVets PAC, is endorsing Ken Harbaugh for Congress in Ohio's 7th District.

Space releases statement about president's decision to withdraw from Paris Agreement

The following statement is from former Ohio Congressman Zack Space, chair of the CoalBlue Project Board of Directors:

Ken Harbaugh to challenge Gibbs in 2018

Navy veteran Ken Harbaugh announced his campaign to represent Ohio's 7th Congressional District in Congress.

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