The Republican Party of Pennsylvania approved a resolution supporting two paycheck protection bills currently in the state legislature.
public-sector union leaders are preparing to thwart Gov. Tom Corbett’s popular legislative priorities: getting Harrisburg out of the booze business and overhauling the pension program for state and public school employees.
The Ohio Education Association (OEA) brought MSNBC and progressive talk radio host Ed Schultz to Columbus for a speech to a union crowd before the October 22 presidential debate. Schultz, an aggressive Big Labor apologist, filmed multiple episodes of his cable show in Ohio last year to support the bosses at OEA and other unions […]
“Strong Schools Strong Communities” is a new school funding reform group created by labor unions but nonetheless identified as “grassroots” by Ohio’s legacy media. Reporting on a November 12 Strong Schools Strong Communities press conference, The Columbus Dispatch, FOX 28, and ABC 6 all repeated without skepticism the self-description of the group backed by the Ohio […]
The Ohio Education Association (OEA), Ohio’s largest labor union, spent the past six months promoting progressive candidates and policies and is now celebrating widespread success. Like its parent union the National Education Association (NEA), OEA is a business which relies on bigger government, higher taxes, and politicians who will deliver both. NEA and OEA have been firm […]
Progressive super PAC Moving Ohio Forward is a labor front group launched in September with two $500,000 contributions from Washington, D.C. unions. Ohio Education Association (OEA) Secretary-Treasurer James Timlin is the treasurer of Moving Ohio Forward, which campaigned in support of ten Democrat candidates for the Ohio House. Nine of the ten candidates backed by […]
Union campaign group We Are Ohio sent an email on October 1 reminding supporters to vote “Yes” on Issue 2, the union-driven Voters First Ohio amendment. In 2011, We Are Ohio spent more than $40 million – including over $20 million from unions outside Ohio – promoting a “No” vote on union reform, which also […]
Westerville taxpayers working to repeal a recent tax levy may not legally do so, according to a complaint filed by a Westerville lawyer who specializes in local government. Gene Hollins, who provides legal services to several central Ohio towns, filed an electoral complaint on August 22 arguing that Westerville Issue 52 cannot be included on the November […]
Several teachers who are members of the Ohio Education Association (OEA) – Ohio’s largest public employee union – are campaigning to transition into professional politics with training from far-left organizations. Using last year’s failed Republican attempt at public union reform as motivation, OEA is promoting the candidacies of public school teachers the union has groomed for […]
A pending class-action suit against the Ohio Education Association (OEA) and several of its affiliates was treated by reporters as a GOP stunt when filed last year, and has since gone overlooked. The plaintiffs, teachers forced to pay “fair share” union dues despite opting out of union membership, seek in part to block OEA from taking […]