Connie Pillich '88 to run for Congress
Aug 03 2011 State Rep. Connie Pillich '88 of Montgomery has decided to run for Congress next year, either in the First or Second Congressional District. Pillich came to Cincinnati 23 years ago as an Air Force recruiter on the University of Cincinnati campus and then put herself through law school. She ran for a seat to represent the 28th District in 2006. One of her major legislative achievements was her sponsorship of a measure to give bonuses of up to $1,000 to veterans of the Persian Gulf War and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.