Tax group says Ohio is one of the least business-friendly states

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  News, Ohio, State Government  /  No Comments


Ohio came in 44th in a new Tax Foundation index of state business tax climates, dropping from 42nd in last year’s index.

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Union bosses investing in Ohio Senate Republicans

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  News, Ohio, unions  /  No Comments

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Labor groups supporting big government and forced union dues donated $178,867 to eight Republican incumbents in the Ohio Senate during the latest campaign finance period.

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Is Ohio school district using public money to campaign?

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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On Oct. 24, Brad Reynolds received a text message from Maumee City Schools: “Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser tonight at Maumee High School.” But according to Reynolds, that’s illegal.

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An easy solution to Ohio’s double-dipping problem

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Double-dipping: when a public employee retires, begins collecting a pension and then returns to the same position (and often the same pay) they retired from. It’s legal in Ohio and practiced by a large number of individuals, but it’s become an issue in a local levy campaign.

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Ohio Supreme Court suspends judge

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Accountability, judicial accountability, Ohio, Power Abuse, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments


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Embattled Judge Tracie Hunter was suspended without pay from her position Tuesday, by the Ohio State Supreme Court after her conviction on Oct. 14 on charges of unlawful interest in a public contract.
She had been suspended with pay in January, when her she was indicted.
While the jury returned a decision on the unlawful interest [...]

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OSU rabbit massage study is No. 2 for wasteful spending

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Commentary, Ohio  /  No Comments


The Ohio State University is ranked #2! Not in football, mind you, but for a research project characterized as “Swedish Massages for Rascally Rabbits.”

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