With the election of current Richland County Commissioner Marilyn John to the Ohio House of Representatives, the Richland County Republican Party Central Committee is now charged with choosing her replacement.
To that end, the Committee is seeking letters of interest and/or resumes for the position, which begins in January and the term for which ends December 31, 2022.
To submit a letter and/or resume, reply by December 18 to:
Magan Whatman, Chair, Richland County Republican Party Central Committee, [email protected]
A screening committee will review responses and refer qualified candidates to the full Central Committee for consideration at a future meeting called for the purpose of choosing the replacement Commissioner.
By FARNOUSH AMIRI Report for America/Associated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hopes of repealing an energy bailout law are in danger at the Ohio Statehouse as Republican lawmakers argue sharply different positions on how and whether to repeal the legislation with only weeks before Ohioans begin to pay the price.
In one corner stands veteran GOP lawmakers like Rep. Bill Seitz, ranking member of the majority party, who believes the Nov. 3 election results solidified the standing of the now-tainted bailout bill even if federal investigators found the process of its passage to be corrupt.
“There is no representative and no senator who voted yes on House Bill 6, who lost their reelection bid,” Seitz said in an interview with The Associated Press. “But many, several, at least, who voted no, lost. So what does that tell you?” More…
By FARNOUSH AMIRI and JULIE CARR SMYTH Report for America/Associated Press
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House plans to vote Thursday on the removal of the disgraced House speaker arrested last week in connection with a $60 million federal bribery probe, after Republicans took a secret vote on the matter Tuesday that was prompted by Larry Householder’s refusal to resign.
It wasn’t immediately clear under what authority the remaining members of Householder’s leadership team called the session. Under House rules, only the speaker can call or schedule a session. The power falls to his No. 2, Speaker Pro Tempore Rep. Jim Butler, if the speaker is absent. More…
Weren’t able to catch Thursday’s debate between the two candidates for Mansfield Mayor? WMAN has that stream available on demand. Visit the link below.
News from 1400/98.3 WMAN Mansfield, OH … Show More October 17, 2019 * 88 min Mansfield’s largest, and perhaps most significant political debate is was held Thursday October 17 at the Renaissance Theatre. The debate featured incumbent Mayor Tim Theaker and Democratic challenger Councilman Don Bryant. Original airdate: 10/17/19.
As the fourth Democratic debate nears at nearby Otterbein University in Westerville, the New York Times published a story on Saturday that looks at how Ohio’s economy is faring.
To answer that question, the Times chose a representative city on which to focus much of its article.
They chose Mansfield. More…
Mansfield’s largest – and perhaps most significant – political debate in many years will happen on Thursday October 17 at 6:30 PM at the Renaissance Theatre on Park Avenue West. The debate between incumbent Mayor Tim Theaker and Democratic challenger Councilman Don Bryant is free and open to the public, though reserved seating is recommended.
General admission tickets are free and can be easily reserved at the Renaissance Theater’s website. VIP tickets are preferred seating nearest to the stage and are available for $20 each. All proceeds from VIP ticket sales will be donated to the Mansfield Rising project at the Richland County Foundation. More…
As the mid-term Election Day nears, leading officials of both parties are traveling to key states to boost candidates’ chances.
This Wednesday, that includes a visit to Mansfield by Vice President Mike Pence. The event will take place at 11:30 AM in Rob Ridenour’s Hangar at Mansfield Lahm. More…