Libertarian Party of Ohio leaders are contesting Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted’s decision to remove Libertarians including gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl from the ballot for receiving undisclosed assistance from the Ohio Democratic Party.
An IRS filing obtained by Media Trackers sheds additional light on “Keep Ohio’s Heritage,” an International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) front created to ensure Ohioans cannot opt out of paying union bosses.
Government watchdog groups True the Vote and Judicial Watch have reached “a favorable legal settlement” in their September 2012 lawsuit against Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted, the two nonprofits announced in a January 13 release.
House Bill 203 (HB 203), which would expand Ohioans’ right to self-defense with a firearm, was approved by the Ohio House on November 20 despite hyperbolic, racially-focused testimony from a number of Democrat legislators.
Columbus lobbyist Neil Clark, an Ohio Statehouse veteran and champion of big-government Republican politics, is held up by the press as a budget expert despite a history of failing to pay his own taxes.
Healthy Ohioans Work, a coalition of business and leftist lobbying groups petitioning for the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, held a conference call last week to plan the campaign they privately refer to as “Plan B” for expanding Medicaid.
An estimated 350 abortion supporters rallied at the Ohio Statehouse on October 2 to hear speakers including Ohio AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Petee Talley and National Organization of Women (NOW) President Terry O’Neill decry “attacks” on women from Ohio’s elected officials.
Backed by hospitals, the Universal Health Care Action Network, and others seeking more entitlement spending in the form of the Obamacare Medicaid expansion, a group calling itself Healthy Ohioans Work has begun the formal process of putting Medicaid expansion on the ballot.
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.
Ohio Representative Ron Maag (R-Lebanon) introduced House Bill 231 (HB 231) to reduce the number of what he calls “unarmed victim zones,” areas where law-abiding Ohioans with concealed handgun licenses are prevented from carrying firearms, on July 11.