New legislation to repeal Common Core in Ohio and replace the national framework with state standards was introduced today by Ohio House Speaker Pro Tempore Matt Huffman (R-Lima) and Rep. Andy Thompson (R-Marietta).
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At a symposium on opiate addiction last month, Ohio Governor John Kasich praised himself for taking Obamacare money to put able-bodied childless adults on Medicaid.
Enrollment in Medicaid under Ohio Governor John Kasich’s Obamacare expansion has rocketed to 285,553 in just six months, according to a new Ohio Department of Medicaid release.
Ohio teachers’ mandatory Ohio Education Association dues helped publicize an insane Alternet post this week titled, “Is SCOTUS’s Harris v. Quinn Ruling on a New Version of the Infamous Dred Scott Decision?”
“Obviously, you have bought into the misinformation campaign being waged by opponents of the Common Core,” Ohio Rep. Gerald Stebelton (R-Lancaster) sneered in a letter to Washington County GOP Chair Leslie Haas.
Targeted benefits from state “job-creation” agencies like JobsOhio misallocate resources and lead to cronyism, according to a Mercatus Center working paper released in May.
Ohio Democrat Ed FitzGerald’s campaign for governor demonstrates his party’s increasing reliance on a few narrow “progressive” themes: FitzGerald is running on a pro-abortion, pro-union, anti-Koch brothers platform.
Lucas County Republican Party members await the Ohio GOP Central Committee’s decision on whether Jon Stainbrook or David Kissinger will be recognized as the local party chairman.
Ohio union bosses have scheduled a special Columbus screening of Citizen Koch, a far-left revisionist history of Big Labor’s failed attempt to unseat Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in 2012.
Ohio Republican Party leaders blew $112,039 this spring on in-kind support for incumbent Rep. Peter Stautberg, who lost the May 6 Republican primary in Ohio House District 27.