Connie Pillich http://wyso.org en Democratic State Rep Launches 2014 Run for Ohio Treasurer http://wyso.org/post/democratic-state-rep-launches-2014-run-ohio-treasurer <p>A Democratic state lawmaker is announcing plans to challenge Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel in 2014.</p><p>Third-term state Rep. Connie Pillich, of suburban Cincinnati, said Monday she'll focus her campaign on fighting for working families, fellow small business owners and senior citizens.</p><p>Pillich has been a lawyer, businesswoman and captain in the U.S. Air Force.</p><p>Without using his name, she criticized Mandel for absenteeism from his state position during a failed run for the U.S. Senate last year and for not wanting the job.</p> Mon, 20 May 2013 15:06:27 +0000 Associated Press 33440 at http://wyso.org