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2014 Primary 5/6/2014--Issue 1: To Fund Public Infrastructure Capital Improvements by Permitting the Issuance of General Obligation Bonds

Started by Nancy. Last reply by Nancy Mar 13, 2014. 2 Replies

This is an Ohio Constitutional Amendment. Here is the info from the SoS's website: What is a Constitutional Amendment Initiated by the General Assembly? …Continue

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Common Core in OH schools

Started by Nancy. Last reply by Nancy Mar 5, 2014. 2 Replies

There are many discussions on this site about Common Core and it's effects on the education system here in the US. …Continue

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Ohio's Governor's Race 2014

Started by Nancy. Last reply by Nancy Feb 17, 2014. 15 Replies

Thought we should have a central location for quick and easy reference source with regards to information about any/all candidates for Ohio Governor in 2014.As always, appreciate everyone's insight…Continue

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John Boehner being "primaried" in 2014

Started by Nancy. Last reply by Paul Z. Feb 6, 2014. 10 Replies

It appears that John Boehner, Rep from OH District 8 has 3 primary challengers.  Posting their info for everyone's consideration.   PLEASE NOTE:  THE FOLLOWING INFO IS NOT MEANT TO SUPPORT OR SHOW…Continue

Tags: Gurr, Carter, Winteregg, challengers, 2014

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Comment by Nancy on March 18, 2015 at 7:12am

HERE ARE THE SENATE REPUBLICANS WHO VOTE MOST OFTEN FOR OBAMA NOMINEES

4. 74% Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH)

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2015/03/16/here-are-the-sen...

Comment by Nancy on March 9, 2015 at 3:45pm

Please OH, we must remove this man from office next time around: 

Sen. Brown: Why Not ‘Medicare for the Whole Country?’ It ‘Would Be Terrific’

http://cnsnews.com/news/article/craig-millward/sen-brown-why-not-me...

Comment by Nancy on March 9, 2015 at 3:33pm

Coming to a district near you: 

Republican Leadership Wants Barack Obama to Run Congress

http://www.redstate.com/2015/03/09/republican-leadership-wants-bara...

An outside spending group aligned with the House Republican leadership will run $200,000 in ads defending lawmakers who voted for the long-term Department of Homeland Security funding bill.

The Main Street Advocacy ads, which begin airing Monday night in the Ohio districts represented by Republican Reps. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH and Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH), will air on radio stations in six districts. . .

. . .The spot harshly criticizes “bullies” who linked the vote to fund DHS with attempts to block President Barack Obama’s executive actions on illegal immigrants. Republican supporters of the long-term funding bill argued that, after a federal judge in Texas stopped Obama’s executive action to shield 5 million immigrants from deportation, the DHS funding vote was not a wider referendum on immigration. . .

http://www.redstate.com/2015/03/09/republican-leadership-wants-bara...

As the secondary title of this article states:

"Steve LaTourette can go flip himself"

Comment by Nancy on January 30, 2015 at 10:56am

Is this what you voted for your Governor to do? (underlining is mine to highlight points):

 John Kasich's new coordinated welfare approach to start with teens, young adults

http://www.cleveland.com/open/index.ssf/2015/01/john_kasichs_new_co...

Gov. John Kasich will propose new approaches for Ohio's welfare programs in the budget he unveils Monday, targeting teens and young adults as part of an effort to intervene at an early age to stop poverty.

The changes would require individual counties, which administer the assistance programs across the state, to designate a lead entity that will be responsible for coordinating help -- assistance programs and job training efforts -- and matching them to clients.

Individual clients would be able to one-stop shop with a caseworker who could connect them with assistance programs and job training needed to get them work.

The initial efforts would target people aged 16 to 24 with the idea of intervening before they get stuck in a cycle of poverty.Those clients would also have to take some personal responsibility,  participating in job training and be willing to help themselves.

The goal is to expand the approach to all Ohioans on public assistance by July 1, 2016. . .

. . .While he discussed the new approach as one that will benefit individuals with the goal of lifting them out of poverty, he also issued a warning for the counties that administer the programs: Get on board or get left behind.

"We get this through, and I think we will, we're going to tell the commissioners (in Ohio's counties) that you will designate a lead agency and someone will be in charge of coordinating everything that involves the person in need," Kasich said. "If counties do not do this, and they do not meet the metrics ... we are going to take every dime of TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) money out of that county and give it to a county that wants to do it, or we will privatize it or we will take it at the state level.". .

NOTE: be sure to read the comments after the article to get a perspective on how some of our fellow OH's feel about this. 

Thoughts???

Comment by Nancy on January 29, 2015 at 12:30pm

Thanks Gov Kasich. . .

Ohio’s Obamacare expansion has already cost over $2 billion

http://watchdog.org/196206/ohio-obamacare-2billion/

. . .If recent enrollment and cost trends persist, Kasich’s Obamacare expansion will be more than $1 billion over budget by the time Ohio’s 2015 fiscal year ends on June 30. . .

Looks like it might be time for calls/emails/action:

. . .The governor is expected to include a continuation of his Obamacare expansion in the proposed 2016-2017 budget his office will release Monday. A two-year appropriation for the expansion would likely cost federal taxpayers more than $6 billion.

Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, a Clarksville Republican, has signaled surrender to Kasich on the Obamacare expansion.

Comment by Nancy on January 22, 2015 at 2:33pm

Ohio governor slams Obamacare opponents in Montana

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Wednesday accused Montana lawmakers of letting poor Montanans die by rejecting Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.

Kasich’s meeting with state legislators in Helena marked the second Balanced Budget Forever event in as many days where the Republican governor promoted Medicaid expansion and bashed its critics. . .

. . .Although Kasich asserts his Obamacare expansion is funded entirely with Ohio money, the expansion is projected to cost federal taxpayers more than $50 billion in its.... . .

. . .Kasich became visibly annoyed when his Obamacare expansion position was challenged again at a pre....

“John Roberts gave me an opportunity in the Supreme Court for the state to make a decision as to whether they want to reclaim this money or not,” Kasich told state legislators, repeating a line he used in Pierre, S.D., the day before. “There’s no money in Washington, it’s my money, okay? And so, I brought my money back to Ohio.”

As noted above, Kasich’s Obamacare expansion is expected to cost federal taxpayers over $50 billion in new spending through 2022. The only involvement Chief Justice John Roberts and the Supreme Court had in Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion was in empowering states to opt out. . .

http://watchdog.org/194593/kasich-obamacare-montana/

Comment by Nancy on January 20, 2015 at 12:09pm
Comment by Nancy on January 18, 2015 at 1:18pm

Seven union front groups fighting labor reform this year

Watch for union bosses to fight state labor reforms using pseudo-grassroots front groups this year, though the tactic has seen mixed results.

Right-to-work, loathed by labor bosses because it enables workers to choose whether to pay a union, is seen as a possibility in Wisconsin, Ohio, New Mexico, New Hampshire, Missouri and West Virginia in 2015. Several states are considering paycheck protection, which prevents using taxpayer resources to collect union dues.

In 2011, government unions created We Are Wisconsin and We Are Ohio to spin government union reforms as attacks on workers. Unions failed to block Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s Act 10 but successfully overturned Ohio Senate Bill 5in a referendum against the law limiting public union power. . .

. . .We Are Ohio, calling itself a “citizen-driven, community-based bipartisan coalition,” has received 96 percent of more than $40 million in total funding from unions. Roughly half of We Are Ohio’s funding has come from union bosses in Washington, D.C.

Ohio legislators hoping to advance right-to-work for both the public and private sectors are up against fellow Republicans —including Gov. John Kasich — who are frightened of or friendly with union bosses. Many Ohio Republicans get campaign contributions from unions.

Kasich was endorsed for re-election last fall by several private-sector unions, including International Union of Operating Engineers Local 18. IUOE Local 18 runs Keep Ohio’s Heritage, a propaganda shop funded with $1 million from IUOE headquarters in D.C. . .

http://watchdog.org/188299/union-fronts-2015/

Comment by Nancy on January 16, 2015 at 9:49am

Ohio employers paying higher taxes thanks to state’s unemployment debt

Ohio employers are paying higher taxes for unemployment compensation in 2015, a direct result of the state’s failure to repay billions borrowed to cover unemployment benefits during the recession. . . 

http://watchdog.org/192743/ohio-employers-taxes/

Comment by Nancy on January 14, 2015 at 6:57pm

Good to know--we need "all hands on deck" so to speak--Happy New Year! 

 

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JUST IN->  Pelosi Announces House Resolution To Condemn Trump’s ‘Racist, Xenophobic Tweets’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Monday that Democrats will offer a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s “racist” tweets against Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN).

Pelosi wrote a letter to House Democrats announcing that they will draft a resolution to condemn Trump’s “racist” tweets against progressive Democrats.

“This weekend, the President went beyond his own low standards using disgraceful language about Members of Congress,” Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote.

“This morning, the President doubled down on his attacks on our four colleagues suggesting they apologize to him,” she added. “Let me be clear, our Caucus will continue to forcefully respond to these disgusting attacks.”

President Trump taunted the “squad” of far-left first-term progressive Democrats on Sunday, telling them to go back and fix the places they came from before telling the rest of the country what to do.

Trump’s tweets caused an uproar amongst the media and Hollywood celebrity classes, and now, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D–TX) hopes to capitalize on the president’s message by condemning them in Congress.

Lee said she will draft a resolution of condemnation.

“Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be drafting a Resolution of Condemnation for the words used by President Trump about four members of the House of Representatives over the weekend,” Jackson Lee’s office wrote:

Sheila Jackson Lee  @JacksonLeeTX18

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee will be drafting a Resolution of Condemnation for the words used by President Trump about four members of the House of Representatives over the weekend.

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....and viciously telling the people of the United States, the greatest and most powerful Nation on earth, how our government is to be run. Why don’t they go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came. Then come back and show us how....

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

....it is done. These places need your help badly, you can’t leave fast enough. I’m sure that Nancy Pelosi would be very happy to quickly work out free travel arrangements!

President Trump’s remarks seemed particularly directed at Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), who is a former Somalian refugee.

Omar said Friday that the president “shouldn’t be in office” and told an audience of high school students that America was failing to uphold its promise to be a just society.

Rep. Omar said Trump was “stoking white nationalism” after he tweeted that some progressive congresswomen should “go back” to where they came from.

“You are stoking white nationalism because you are angry that people like us are serving in Congress and fighting against your hate-filled agenda,” Omar wrote:

Ilhan Omar  @IlhanMN


As Members of Congress, the only country we swear an oath to is the United States.

Which is why we are fighting to protect it from the worst, most corrupt and inept president we have ever seen. https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/1150381394234941448 

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

So interesting to see “Progressive” Democrat Congresswomen, who originally came from countries whose governments are a complete and total catastrophe, the worst, most corrupt and inept anywhere in the world (if they even have a functioning government at all), now loudly......

Ilhan Omar  @IlhanMN

You are stoking white nationalism bc you are angry that people like us are serving in Congress and fighting against your hate-filled agenda.

“America's answer to the intolerant man is diversity, the very diversity which our heritage of religious freedom has inspired.” -RFK

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez claimed Monday that President Trump’s remarks serve as the “hallmark language of white supremacists.”

President Trump tweeted Monday that Democrats need to apologize for the “foul language” and “terrible things they have said”:

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

When will the Radical Left Congresswomen apologize to our Country, the people of Israel and even to the Office of the President, for the foul language they have used, and the terrible things they have said. So many people are angry at them & their horrible & disgusting actions!

Donald J. Trump  @realDonaldTrump

If Democrats want to unite around the foul language & racist hatred spewed from the mouths and actions of these very unpopular & unrepresentative Congresswomen, it will be interesting to see how it plays out. I can tell you that they have made Israel feel abandoned by the U.S.

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