Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Obamacare Roadshow rolls on

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  Georgia, Health Care, National, News, Ohio, South Carolina  /  No Comments

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Is Ohio Gov. John Kasich running a Republican presidential campaign, or an Obamacare promotional tour?

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Ohio bill would end payouts for livestock killed by dogs

By   /  May 28, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Tucked among the myriad of funding issues in Ohio’s biennial budget bill is a provision that would end payouts to owners when their livestock is killed by a dog.

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OhioCheckbook.com to spotlight local spending by August

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Local Government, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Taxpayers in Mahoning County, Delaware County and across Ohio will get a clearer look at local government spending starting this summer.

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A Memorial Day tradition

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  Commentary, Ohio, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

FLAGS: American flags line the street in Toledo, Ohio

On Memorial Day 2002, we drove up to our home to find someone had placed an American flag in our yard. But it wasn’t just our yard. Flags lined the street.

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Southeast Ohio businesses still fighting oil and gas tax hike

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  News, Ohio, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

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In Marietta, Ohio, business owners still have an oil and gas tax hike Gov. John Kasich has fought for since 2012 hanging over their heads.

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School districts share spending data on Ohio’s online checkbook

By   /  May 19, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

TRANSPARENCY: As the first urban school district to sign up for OhioCheckbook.com, Toledo Public Schools hopes to remain on the leading edge of spending transparency.

Transparency in spending is nothing new for the Toledo Public School district, which has published its monthly check register online since 2011. But as the first urban school district in Ohio to sign up for Ohio’s online checkbook, even more financial information will soon be just a click away.

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