Politico Magazine | June 26, 2017
As a blue mayor in a red-leaning state, Whaley, 41, has implemented a universal preschool program and paid family leave, attracted new investments to her Rust Belt city and taken pharmaceutical companies to court for contributing to the opioid crisis.
Associated Press | June 23, 2017
Nan Whaley, mayor of Dayton, Ohio, makes a similar argument about spending cuts for treating mental illness and drug addiction. Those problems, she said, morph into more expenses for emergency rooms and the criminal justice system.
Press Release | June 15, 2017
The International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers (IUE-CWA) today announced their endorsement of Nan Whaley for Governor.
The Athens News | June 11, 2017
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is running for governor in Ohio in 2018 with a focus on bringing back partnerships between the state of Ohio and its cities and families.
Salon | June 7, 2017
President Donald Trump’s solution to the opioid epidemic may be to assign his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, to deal with the problem. One Ohio politician has a bolder solution: She wants to sue the pharmaceutical companies, distributors and physicians she claims are responsible for the problem.
Toledo Blade | June 7, 2017
Would a mayor make a good governor of Ohio? Well, if Ohio is a state of cities, as former Gov. Richard Celeste used to describe it, then Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley’s city-centric campaign for governor may have a shot at the governor’s mansion in 2018.
Dayton Daily News | June 6, 2017
The city of Dayton on Monday announced it is filing a 233-page lawsuit against more than a dozen drug companies, distributors and physicians for allegedly causing the opiate epidemic in the state.
Plunderbund | June 6, 2017
By suing nearly two dozen pharmaceutical companies, distributors and pain specialists, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley has set the pace for declared and undeclared Democrats hoping to recapture the Office of Governor of Ohio next year.
Columbus Dispatch | June 5, 2017
Going further than last week’s state lawsuit against drug makers, the cities of Dayton and Lorain also sued the companies and doctors Monday who spread opioids that made Ohio the drug overdose capital of America.
WKSU | June 5, 2017
City officials around the state are mounting a charge again opioid drug companies, following the state’s announcement to sue manufacturers of powerful painkillers.
Press Release | May 31, 2017
Dayton Mayor and candidate for Ohio Governor Nan Whaley released the following statement in support of suing the big drug companies for the heroin epidemic they created, also calling for action now to save addicts, families and communities
Columbus Dispatch | May 23, 2017
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Nan Whaley has produced a video that says she’ll force drug makers to pay the cost of Ohio’s opioid crisis.
Press Release | May 22, 2017
Dayton Mayor and candidate for Ohio Governor Nan Whaley today released her second campaign video discussing Ohio’s heroin emergency and one of her top priorities–taking on the big drug companies and holding them responsible for the epidemic they created.
Press Release | May 16, 2017
Dayton Mayor and candidate for Ohio Governor Nan Whaley joined Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley today in response to a harmful amendment to the state budget that would affect safe drinking water for children, families and our most vulnerable citizens.
Dayton Business Journal | May 12, 2017
The Dayton Business Journal has named Nan Whaley as the newest member for the Forty Under 40 Hall of Fame inductee for 2017.
WOSU | May 11, 2017
As the fourth Democrat to enter the Ohio governor’s race, Nan Whaley wants to take what she’s learned as mayor of Dayton and bring it to the rest of the state.
Press Release | May 10, 2017
Dayton Mayor and newly-announced candidate for Ohio Governor Nan Whaley today released her first campaign video. In the video, Nan starts a conversation with Ohio voters, pledging to get Ohio back to work, focus on universal pre-k and hold the big drug companies accountable for their role in the heroin crisis.
Associated Press | May 8, 2017
A battle for the women’s vote looks to be on in Ohio.
Dayton Daily News | May 8, 2017
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley announced Monday that she is running for the Democratic party nomination for governor in 2018.
Cincinnati Enquirer | May 8, 2017
Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley is running for governor, hoping to leverage her experience as a city executive in a Democratic field crowded with lawmakers.