Endorsement: Betsy Rader is endorsed by Sherrod Brown!

“Betsy Rader is a leader who will fight for affordable healthcare and good-paying jobs for Senate District 18. Her experience representing workers as an employment lawyer has shown that she understands that the Dignity of Work is not just a slogan. It’s how we govern. That’s why I’m proud to endorse Betsy Rader for Ohio Senate District 18.” — U.S. Senator for Ohio, Sherrod Brown

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Betsy Rader Endorsed by the Ohio AFL-CIO

Russell Township, Ohio – On Tuesday, our campaign announced the endorsement of the Ohio AFL-CIO. “Betsy is a very strong candidate, a proven fundraiser, and will energetically represent the interests of working people,” said Harriet Applegate, Executive Secretary of the North Shore Federation of Labor representing Lake and Geauga as well as Cuyahoga counties. Dave Prentice, Executive Secretary of the Tri County Regional Labor Council,…

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Cleveland.com: The fine line between the insured and the uninsured: Betsy Rader (Opinion)

In an op-ed, Betsy Rader, who is running for Ohio State Senate District 18 to represent northeastern Ohio lays out how easily any one of us can become uninsured in America. Attacks on the Medicaid expansion jeopardize healthcare for families and children who have done nothing wrong. If elected to the State Senate, Betsy Rader will always fight for good healthcare for all Ohioans. RUSSELL…

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Cleveland.com: Must pay-to-play be the American way? Betsy Rader (Opinion)

Here in Ohio, it’s too easy to connect the money dots in political decision-making, especially when the decision is so often to take away local power. For instance, while most of this country considers ways to reduce the use of plastics in order to avoid pollution, legislators in Ohio’s House last year approved legislation that would have banned local communities from limiting plastic bags if…

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Op-Ed: I was born in poverty in Appalachia. ‘Hillbilly Elegy’ doesn’t speak for me.

WashingtonPost.com | September 1, 2017 J.D. Vance’s book “Hillbilly Elegy,” published last year, has been assigned to students and book clubs across the country. Pundits continue to cite it as though the author speaks for all of us who grew up in poverty. But Vance doesn’t speak for me, nor do I believe that he speaks for the vast majority of the working poor. Read…

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