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, […]

The People With Kim McCarthy Address The Greene County Tea Party

Kim McCarthy was invited to participate and address the Greene County Tea Party at their annual Candidate’s Forum in Xenia. Due to scheduling conflicts Kim was not able to attend in person. Representing Kim in her absence were The People With Kim McCarthy’s campaign aids Andy Valeri and Ed Lacy. We would like to thank […]

Kim McCarthy Proposes Expanding Public Access To Legislator Voting Records

Kim McCarthy, in conjunction with her participation in the League of Women Voters candidates panel on Tuesday, October 9 in Beavercreek, has announced her commitment to working for more accountability in our state governance, blasting the Republican House Leadership for “hiding legislators’ voting records.” “One of the reasons I am running is I’m tired of […]

Kim McCarthy Endorses Ohio’s County Commissioners Plan

Kim McCarthy announced her support for Ohio’s county governments today by delivering a letter to the Greene County Commissioners endorsing the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO) policy statement, “Stronger Counties. Stronger Partnership. Stronger Ohio.” According to McCarthy and the CCAO, the enormous and continuing cutbacks to county funding by the state have had a […]

Wright State AAUP Endorses Kim McCarthy For The Ohio House

We’re pleased to announce that the American Association of University Professors-Wright State University Political Action Committee (AAUP-WSU PAC) and its allied SmartALEC(k)PAC have endorsed Kim McCarthy for Ohio State Representative from the seventy-third district. Both organizations rely entirely on voluntary contributions and were created to support candidates who support public higher education and collective bargaining […]