Ohio Governor John Kasich wildly mischaracterized Common Core as “written by local school districts” and lied about how his Obamacare Medicaid expansion will be paid for during a May 5 appearance on The Mike Trivisonno Show on WTAM 1100 in Cleveland.
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Environmentalist groups and “green” energy companies gave new testimony to the Ohio Senate’s Public Utilities Committee on April 30 as Senator Bill Seitz (R-Cincinnati) began final preparations for a committee vote next week on Senate Bill 310 (SB 310).
Ohio Republican Party (ORP) mailers sent this month painted Republican primary candidate Caleb Davenport, who is challenging Sen. Frank LaRose in the 27th Ohio Senate District, as an opponent of tax cuts and pro-life policies.
Opponents of Franklin County Issue 6, a permanent levy doubling the property taxes county residents pay to support the Columbus Zoo, successfully defended a campaign mailer against an Ohio Elections Commission complaint this week.
Maurice Thompson, director of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law, warned in a May 1 release that passage of Ohio Issue 1 would increase the state’s debt load in a way that would imbalance the state budget and almost certainly lead to future tax hikes.
Opponents of Franklin County Issue 6, which would double the amount of property taxes paid to the nonprofit that runs the Columbus Zoo, must contend with over half a million in pro-levy spending from the proposal’s wealthy backers.
Republican Governor John Kasich appeared in a Defending Main Street mailer this week attacking Ohio Rep. Matt Lynch (R-Bainbridge Twp.) for his opposition to Kasich’s big-government agenda.
Former government employees’ theft or misuse of thousands of dollars is only one of the issues facing public officials in the Cuyahoga County city of Richmond Heights, based on a report from the Ohio Auditor of State released this month.
The City of Columbus has filed a lawsuit against transportation start-up Lyft in Franklin County Municipal Court, seeking a court order to kill the company’s operations in the city and maintain the local government’s regulatory grip on the taxi industry.
Ohio Republican Party leadership spent tens of thousands of dollars on in-kind support for incumbent senators and representatives facing primary challenges from the right, based on campaign finance records from the most recent reporting period.