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Amid requests for corruption investigations and allegations of Republican fraud, Ohio Democrats decided to cave to the GOP earlier than expected in a vote Wednesday night, accepting a heavily Republican congressional reapportionment map, in part to avoid an expensive two-date primary in March. The second primary would have cost taxpayers More…
When Justice Paul Pfeifer undertook a crusade to restore the death penalty in Ohio in the early 1980s, he was a state senator. Now a state Supreme Court justice, Pfeifer wants to see it done away with altogether.
In a speech delivered Monday at the Columbus College of Art & Design, Ohio Gov. John Kasich reaffirmed his disdain for the press. “You should know, I don’t read newspapers in the state of Ohio,” he said. “Very rarely do I read a newspaper.”
The fight over re-mapping Ohio’s congressional districts has become a savage partisan battleground in Columbus, and could even result in a referendum that would have federal courts drawing the lines for lawmakers unable to compromise.
After spending at least a month “right in the corner of (Wis.) Gov. Scott Walker 100 percent,” Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain told Milwaukee’s Journal Sentinel today that Ohio’s Senate Bill 5, a wide-ranging anti-collective-bargaining bill that was trounced at the polls on Tuesday, may have been an More…
After the rejection of Ohio’s union-busting law, Senate Bill 5, on Tuesday, Democrats and media alike are crowing the results as good news for 2012, while Republicans have wasted no time rolling out their next attack on unions in the state.
Accessible judicial bypass provisions provide young women with an effective way to bypass the law if they fear they will More…
According to credit rating agency Fitch Ratings, Ohio’s decision to overturn its contentious anti-collective-bargaining law will have little effect on its credit rating.
Undeterred after SB5 defeat, Ohio conservative group pledges to put right-to-work measure on 2012 ballot
Fresh off a resounding loss on a ballot measure that would have severely restricted the collective bargaining rights of Ohio’s public employees, conservatives are now trying to take on unionized employees in the private sector, too.