Ohio Gov. Kasich’s Obamacare support wins left-wing praise

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  Health Care, National, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s defense of Obamacare at an exclusive New York City event on Wednesday has left-wing pundits singing Kasich’s praises.

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Maple Heights officials settle lawsuit over taping meetings

By   /  March 30, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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It’s not unusual for council members to disagree on issues and sometimes have heated debates. But it is unusual for a council member to be escorted from a meeting by a police chief. It’s even more unusual for the action to result in a lawsuit.

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Conservative efforts draw applause at Criminal Justice Reform Summit

By   /  March 27, 2015  /  Kentucky, National, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Democratic leaders at a summit of unique sponsors for criminal justice reform praised the work Republicans are doing on the issue.

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Ohio’s reliance on food stamps remains near record high

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  News, Ohio, State Government, Stimulus  /  No Comments

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Ohioans’ reliance on food stamps decreased last year, yet it remains higher than at any time before the 2007-09 recession.

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Ohio No. 1 in transparency, but still has work to do

By   /  March 26, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

ONLINE CHECKBOOK: Ohio's online checkbook is the primary reason the state jumped to top in the nation for spending transparency

Josh Mandel was surprised to learn that Ohio went from 46 to first in the nation when it comes to public spending websites. “But that number one ranking has just affirmed that what we’re doing has set a new standard for government transparency,” the state treasurer said.

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You can’t drive 75 — at least, not in Ohio

By   /  March 25, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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A proposal to raise the speed limit on some Ohio highways to 75 mph was nixed Tuesday by a conference committee reconciling the House and Senate versions of the Transportation bill.

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