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International Union of Operating Engineers Endorses Amy Cox

By |July 30th, 2020|Categories: Campaign, Economy, Endorsements, Issues, Labor, Unions|

Our campaign is proud to announce that we have received the endorsement of the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18. I am proud of this endorsement from my working class brothers and sisters to represent them in Columbus. Thank you IUOE! #solidarity #unionproud #unionstrong

Join Amy Cox Tonight For A Labor Town Hall

By |July 29th, 2020|Categories: Campaign, Democracy, Economy, Issues, Labor, Local Business, Unions|Tags: , |

Join Amy Cox, candidate for Ohio State Representative in the 43rd District, for a virtual Labor Town Hall on Wed. July 29th @ 6pm. Amy has been a union public teacher for 16 years, serving proudly as a union rep. Her husband is a member of Iron Workers Local 290. She's been on the front [...]

Grab and Go Meals Now Available in Brookville and Vandalia Libraries

By |July 28th, 2020|Categories: Campaign, Economy, Issues|

With the help of an $18K grant from the COVID-19 Response Fund for Greater Dayton, Dayton Metro Library (DML) now is able to add the Brookville and Vandalia branches to its “Grab and Go” meal program, which provides FREE weekly meals to residents in need.  

Farmers, Business Owners, Community Leaders Launch New Effort to Oppose President Trump’s Rural Policies

By |July 27th, 2020|Categories: Agriculture, Campaign, Democracy, Economy, Issues|Tags: |

“Rural communities all across this nation are struggling under this administration,” said Christopher Gibbs, chairman of the Rural America 2020 board. “I knew we were in trouble when the president said trade wars are good and easy to win. Lost trade opportunities, dwindling health care providers, rural hospital closures, below cost of production prices for [...]

Preble County: Tell Me About The Good Old Days

By |July 27th, 2020|Categories: Campaign, Democracy, Economy, Education, Issues|Tags: |

Excellent article about the one party rule and where that’s landed us today. https://preblecountyohio.wordpress.com/2020/07/26/preble-county-tell-me-about-the-good-old-days/ "In 1960, when Camden farmer Carl House, a Democrat, was named president of the board of Preble County commissioners, a fellow Democrat, Homer Bacon would be the top vote getter in a four-way race for two open commissioner seats that November. [...]

John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congres, dies at 80

By |July 18th, 2020|Categories: Campaign, Democracy, Issues|Tags: , |

Congressman John Lewis devoted his entire life to public service and opened doors for so many people with his tireless push for civil rights and equality. The world is better because he was on it, and America is better for the decades he spent fighting for those in it. God speed, John.   John Lewis, [...]

Amy Cox On The “This Ain’t for Everybody” Podcast

By |July 15th, 2020|Categories: Campaign, Democracy, Education, Issues, Media|Tags: , , , , , , |

I was honored to appear on Yvette Walker's "This Ain't For Everybody" Podcast this past week. Yvette is a public school teacher in Dayton whom I taught with, and her podcast deals with issues of education, personal wellness and much more. You can tune Yvette's podcast at: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-aint-for-everybody/id1516821809 #voteamycox #election2020 #ohio #flip43

Why Masks Work

By |July 10th, 2020|Categories: Healthcare, Issues|

It’s Science Friday! Please enjoy this informational video about masks. As we have gathered information in real time and scientists have had time to test various theories, we now know that a proper fitting mask reduces the spread of this sneaky, stealthy virus. In light of the recent increases...

Ohio House Democratic Caucus Campaign Staff Unionize with United Food & Commercial Workers Local 75

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Campaign, Democracy, Economy, Issues, Labor, Unions|

Congratulations to the Ohio House Democrats caucus campaign staff! They are one of the first caucus staffs to unionize around the entire country. I stand committed to organized labor, and am excited that these campaign workers will now be able to enjoy the benefits of collective bargaining. Ohio House Democratic Caucus Campaign Staff Unionize with [...]

Preble County teen drawing attention with chalk sidewalk spectacle

By |June 25th, 2020|Categories: Campaign|Tags: , , |

Check out this local, young lady and her impressive sidewalk art! https://www.wdtn.com/news/local-news/preble-county-teen-drawing-attention-with-chalk-sidewalk-spectacle/   Preble County teen drawing attention with chalk sidewalk spectacle Leah Jonas, 15, has turned the sidewalk in front of her East Cherry Street home into her canvas, creating chalk drawings of popular cartoon characters.

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