The Columbus Dispatch, published by a donor to Republican Governor John Kasich, continues advocating for the Common Core State Standards in both opinion and news coverage.
Dispatch Printing Company Chairman and CEO John Wolfe and his wife Ann donated another $24,000 to Ohio Governor John Kasich’s campaign last week, campaign finance records reveal.
A coalition including the Ohio Department of Education, Ohio State Board of Education, and Ohio Chamber of Commerce is fighting to defend Common Core with help from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Ohio’s press would love for the state’s limited-government movement to die so reporters can resume their usual Red vs. Blue programming without having to pause for pot-shots at conservative critics of Ohio Republican Party leadership.
Advocacy for the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in the pages of The Columbus Dispatch has progressed from slanted coverage to outright deception, with the paper spinning a recent study as proof the Obamacare expansion would save taxpayers money.
Ohio’s Statehouse press corps, technically known as the Ohio Legislative Correspondents Association, receives privileges denied to the citizens forced to foot the bill.
Ohio Governor John Kasich raked in nearly $2.6 million in campaign contributions from January 1 to June 30, 2013, while Democrat challenger Ed FitzGerald received donations to his campaign totaling $600,494 through the reporting period plus the month of July.
“Opposition to Medicaid expansion is purely ideological,” The Columbus Dispatch editors declared in an April 28 column taking the paper’s advocacy of its current pet cause to a new extreme. For three months the Dispatch has diligently overlooked arguments against Medicaid expansion. “By opening the door to a bill to expand Medicaid to more Ohioans, Senate President Keith […]