A chain of 19 publicly funded Ohio charter schools, founded by Turkish immigrants, is taking the position that the United States lacks a qualified pool of math and science teachers and is importing perhaps hundreds of Turks to fill the void. The schools are run almost exclusively by persons of Turkish heritage, some of whom […]
In lieu of the holiday, we thought we announce our Crony of the Week a bit early. Nothing more patriotic than money in government. This week’s crony would be considered a wild card. He appears to be the only Democrat in this deck. Where all the business has gone to Republicans, this Democrat has survived. […]
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Report also details tax breaks in the Mid-Biennium Review
Most of the more than $400 million in tax cuts this fiscal year in the budget bill recently approved by the Ohio General Assembly will go to affluent Ohioans, according to a report issued today by Policy Ma
Most of the $400 million-plus in tax cuts for Fiscal Year 2015 will go the affluent. The Mid-Biennium Review also continues with an unfortunate Ohio tradition of permitting or enlarging tax benefits to special, narrow groups of taxpayers.
To celebrate this historic legislation, we invite you to a lunch time Twitter chat at 12:30 PM today.Please join us to discuss current efforts to ensure that civil rights are not further eroded. Today is the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a landmark piece of legislation that outlawed racial discrimination […]
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio House Democrats introduced legislation Monday that would allow citizens to challenge state laws they believe to be unconstitutional. The legislation, which isn’t likely to go far in the GOP-dominated General Assembly, comes three weeks after the Ohio Supreme Court blocked a lawsuit against JobsOhio, the state’s private, nonprofit economic development agency. […]
“7 Bathrooms…Resort Living… Outdoor Kitchen and Cabana House….Outdoor pool, new hot tub, and kids clubhouse.” After his law school friend Mike DeWine became Attorney General, crony-in-chief Michael Kiggin suddenly became a lobbyist. Business was very good. He signed a number of clients, all of whom were seeking contracts from Mike DeWine. Two years later, he […]
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Ohio Voter Bill of Rights Grassroots Movement Pledges to Continue Fighting for Equal Access to Voting COLUMBUS - Today, the Ohio Voter Bill of Rights movement (OVBR) pledged to move forward with the effort to gather signatures and announced the “50th Anniversary Freedom Summer Initiative,” which will take place across the state over the upcoming months. The […]