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Supreme Court Update: Access to Public Records Seriously Curtailed

In it recent ruling in Plunderbund v. Department of Public Safety, the Ohio Supreme Court has seriously undermined the Ohio Public Documents Act.  The case arose due to statement in 2012 that Governor Kasich’s schedule could not be provided to … Continue reading

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Supreme Court update-Charter Schools

Public school funding has been an issue in Ohio for many years since the Ohio Supreme Court determined in the DeRolph case the the Ohio Constitution requires that the state provide a “though and efficient” system of public K-12 education.  … Continue reading

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Ohio Supreme Court Update/JobsOhio

This blog is being expanded to cover not only executive and legislative actions of interest in Ohio, but to include Ohio Supreme Court decisions and actions which impact political issues.  The Court has a variety of political topics on its … Continue reading

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Ted Strickland’s Greatest Hits-2012 Election Cycle

Ted at the DNC Convention Ted everywhere else: Election night 2012–Victory Bye Mittens.      

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Nina Turner’s Greatest Hits 2012 Election Cycle

I really admire Ohio Senator Nina Turner and she was there fighting for us this year.  

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Ted Strickland teaches at Harvard as part of the fellowship program.

Our former governor, Ted Strickland has spent the spring semester teaching at Harvard.  Here is the synopsis of his workshop on class warfare. Class Warfare: The Politics of the Rich, the Poor, and the Struggling Middle Class Class Warfare: The … Continue reading

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JobsOhio case moves to Tenth District Court of Appeals.

There have not been many posts here lately due to the expedited schedule for the JobsOhio case in the 10th District Court of Appeals.  The appeal was filed in late December and briefing was completed in January.  The case was … Continue reading

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Highway to Hell

Elected officials both here and the Ohio Democratic officials in Washington are beginning to recognize the perils of Johnny’s runaway plans to privatize a variety of state functions and properties.  He actually asked to use $1.5 million of federal highway … Continue reading

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Building the case against Issue 2.

As we continue to move toward election day here in Ohio, Building a “Better” Ohio continues with its disturbing behavior–this time granny bashing.  Not surprisingly, Beth Hansen, Kasich’s chief of staff is on leave and is in charge of media … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO Telephone Town Hall

I attended the AFL-CIO telephone town hall for the kick off of the Repeal SB5 campaign.  Although I am not a member of a union, but I am a member of the Working America affiliate for non union workers so … Continue reading

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