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Ohio | Organizations

We Are Ohio Bankrolled by Liberal Unions, Not Bipartisan Citizen Groups

Labor groups funneled more than $40 million last year to We Are Ohio, the Super PAC formed to repeal legislation limiting government workers’ collective bargaining privileges. During the same period, individual Ohioans contributed only $440,652.68, although We Are Ohio bills itself as “citizen-driven.” And while We Are Ohio claims to be “community-based,” more than $20 […]

Ohio | Organizations

School District’s Key to Educational Success: Free iPads

In the Newark City School District, administrators hope to boost graduation rates by handing out Apple notebook and tablet computers to five hundred of the district’s 1,600 students. Historically, only 75 percent of Newark City School students graduate from high school, in line with Ohio’s overall high school graduation rate of 74.3 percent in 2011. […]

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Out-of-State Unions Fueled We Are Ohio’s Repeal Push in 2011

Out-of-state labor unions poured more than $20 million last year into “We Are Ohio,” a Super PAC that worked to repeal state legislation limiting collective bargaining and striking privileges for government employees.  Nearly half of the organization’s funding — over 47 percent — came from unions in Washington, D.C. and other states. Although We Are […]

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