Category Archives: John Kasich

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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Kasich proceeds with JobsOhio despite its unconstitutionality

Despite the fact that there is a lawsuit pending in the Supreme Court of Ohio listing seven obvious ways that John Kasich’s great idea–Jobs Ohio is unconstitutional, his Majesty King John pushes ahead with his likely illegal scheme.  He has … Continue reading

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Progress Ohio Files Suit Re: Jobs Ohio

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

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ProgressOhio.org files mandamus action to remove Kvamme from post.

     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

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SB 1 testimony

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

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Turning back the clock

     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

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Statehouse is the people’s house

     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

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