State Representative Louis Terhar (R-Green Township) joined Auditor of State Dave Yost in announcing Terhar’s forthcoming “Financial Responsibility in Government Act,” which they claim will require municipal governments to fully fund pension programs and stop deficit spending, on August 14.
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Outgoing Ohio Education Association President Patricia Frost-Brooks was paid a total of $998,949 from 2008-2012, the first five years of her six-year tenure.
Ohio Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) has reintroduced a bill that would prevent illegal immigrants from filing insurance claims with the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation for injuries incurred while working in the state illegally.
The Ohio Education Association (OEA) is assisting Organizing for Action (OFA) in its lobbying for new gun control laws, using social media accounts maintained with teachers’ mandatory union dues.
A Media Trackers attempt to learn local Ohio Republican Party leaders’ opinions of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion prompted an odd reaction from one county chairman, who instructed all county chairs to delete the inquiry from an “enemy blogger.”
Led by Representative Christina Hagan (R-Alliance), Ohio House Republicans have resurrected a constitutionally questionable measure commonly known as the “Heartbeat Bill” following the enactment of numerous pro-life measures in the state’s 2014-2015 budget.
A Marine Corps veteran who questioned how Marietta College managed his GI Bill benefits was evicted from the southeastern Ohio campus under dubious circumstances on April 16, the day after the Boston Marathon bombing.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently filed criminal charges against three Cleveland men accused of committing hundreds of thousands of dollars of food-stamp fraud, after years of investigation and a series of undercover sting operations by U.S. Department of Agriculture agents.
Youngstown-area environmentalists have renewed their efforts to ban oil and gas fracking and supporting business in the City of Youngstown, after citizens voted down a proposed ban in May.
Nearly 50 protesters from across Ohio demonstrated on August 12 in favor of the Second Amendment during the Columbus stop of a national Mayors Against Illegal Guns circuit calling for more gun control laws.