Union bosses helped prop up Republican incumbents in contested Ohio House and Ohio Senate primaries this spring, new campaign finance filings with the secretary of state confirm.
Conservatives in the Ohio House this week blocked a move widely viewed as an attempt by Governor John Kasich to set aside money he could later spend on Medicaid expansion without legislative approval.
Tom Brinkman has defeated incumbent Peter Stautberg in the Republican primary for the 27th Ohio House District despite being smeared as an ally of Democrats by the Ohio Republican Party.
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).
Party-endorsed candidates for Ohio Republican Party (ORP) State Central Committee are being promoted with unintentionally hilarious ORP mailers which assert, “It Takes a STRONG Republican Party to Stand Up to Obamacare.”
Today I discussed the Ohio General Assembly’s refusal to stop Common Core or enact workplace freedom, as well as its support for increased public works debt, with Brian Thomas on the 55KRC morning show.
Last year Ohio Republicans received $165,450 from International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 18, whose campaign against Right to Work has demonized workplace freedom as poisonous and communist.
Ohio Senator Tom Patton (R-Strongsville) explained Senate Bill 260 (SB 260), legislation seemingly tailored to blocking Tesla Motors from opening dealerships in the state, in a letter to colleagues this week.
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.
Ohio homeowners and energy experts provided input on Senate Bill 34 (SB 34), a proposed repeal of “green” electricity production mandates passed enthusiastically by Ohio Republican legislators several years ago, during a Senate hearing this week.