Category Archives: Ohio political news and commentary
Ted at the DNC Convention Ted everywhere else: Election night 2012–Victory Bye Mittens.
I really admire Ohio Senator Nina Turner and she was there fighting for us this year.
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
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
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
Last week Progress Ohio along with Senator Michael Skindell and Dennis Murray filed suit challenging the constitutionality of JobsOhio. The lawsuit argues that JobsOhio is unconstitutional in seven different ways. This action was filed before the Ohio Supreme Court has … Continue reading
The Kasich Administration has been aware that Mark Kvamme cannot legally serve as Director of Development for the State of Ohio. Although the Ohio Controlling Board is removing his name from documents and Kvamme is no longer allowed to … Continue reading
I visited the Senate Finance committee and delivered the remarks on the SB1 here on statehousewatch. As part of my remarks, I informed them that Mark Kvamme cannot serve as development director because he does not live here. This is … Continue reading
John Kasich and Republicans around the country are trying to turn back the clock and return to a time before collective bargaining was legal and when workers were treated as slaves by the factory and mine bosses. Although the … Continue reading
Despite John Kasich’s efforts to turn our state over to the control of business interests, the Statehouse is truly the peoples house this week. Shannon Jones’s blatant and unconstitutional attack on collective bargaining for state employees has met with … Continue reading