Condemning The Shooting Attack On Greene County Democratic Headquarters

Kim McCarthy, candidate for the Ohio House of Representatives for the 73rd District, condemns the recent attack upon the Greene County Democratic Headquarters in Xenia this past Saturday morning, in which five bullets were fired into its office. “Luckily, nobody was hurt,” McCarthy said within the opening of her public statement yesterday on the incident. […]

Kim McCarthy Opposes State Cuts To Health and Education

Ohio State Representative candidate Kim McCarthy opposes the cuts in the state budget, aimed mostly against education and state support for health care, at a time when school districts across the state are scrambling to provide basic school services to their communities, and the worst pandemic in a century has killed tens of thousands of […]

Honoring a Local Veteran and His Family’s Extraordinary Service

Earlier this year I was honored to meet a man whose career of military service was notable for more reasons than just the dedication to our nation’s well being that it exemplified. Long-time Fairborn resident Larry Litten not only served in our United States Air Force for over 20 years, but was joined in that […]

An Update Regarding Our Campaign Amidst The Covid-19 Crisis

The explosion of the coronavirus pandemic throughout our state, our nation, and our world is challenging us in ways we have not seen in generations. These are serious times that require a serious realignment of what we are doing and how we are doing it, both individually and together civically. The conditions we are all […]

Some Post-Election Thoughts

Hello, fellow lovers of humanity in District 73!  The election results are in, and yes, it looks like we’re currently mired in the same political rut as before, and our vision for a more just and compassionate society did not come to fruition. But that’s OK, and I want to share a few of my […]

Privatizing Telecommunications at the Expense of Public Safety

One of the issues my campaign is focused on that doesn’t get a lot of attention, especially from the incumbent, is regarding telecommunication policy. Ohio, like so many other GOP-controlled states, has seen constant moves to ‘deregulate’ these vitally essential services. Done in the name of increasing “competition” and lowering prices, it almost always has […]

Helping Our Schools Get The Representation They Need

As part of my candidacy for this state representative seat, I have made it a point to sit down with as many local elected officials and stakeholders as possible, so as to better understand their needs and the nature of their relationship with the state. Meeting with the four school superintendents of District 73 (Bellbrook, […]

Wright State, Wrong Leadership

This past Friday morning, October 19th, I attended the first public meeting of the Wright State University Board of Trustees for the 2018/19 school year. The room was packed with members and supporters of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), all there to speak up on their position in regards to their ongoing contract […]

Cox Media Group Voters Guide – Kim McCarthy Questions & Answers

Cox Media recently asked a series of questions of local candidates for publication on their various media outlets, including the Dayton Daily News, WHIO TV and Radio, the Springfield News-Sun and the (Butler County) Journal-News. Cox Media Group Voters Guide The following are those questions, and Kim McCarthy’s responses in full…. What are the two […]

New Report on the Benefits of Single Payer Health Care in Ohio

I’m looking very much forward to the upcoming release of the new report from SPAN Ohio (Single Payer Action Network Ohio) featuring an “Economic Analysis of Single Payer Health Care in Ohio: Context, Savings, Costs, Financing.” Based on a comprehensive new paper from Gerald Friedman, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, […]