Ohio budget bill ends union Project Labor Agreements in bidding process

By   /  April 24, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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The Ohio House passed the annual biennial budget bill but included a provision unions opposed: the end of project labor agreements in the bidding process.

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Ohio House Republicans embrace Obamacare expansion

By   /  April 23, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio House Republicans who campaigned against Obamacare have passed a budget containing $7 billion in Obamacare expansion spending.

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Ohio lawmakers show no inclination to stop budget-busting Obamacare expansion

By   /  April 22, 2015  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Years of partisan maneuvering may be about to pay off for Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s budget-busting Obamacare Medicaid expansion.

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Special elections in Ohio on chopping block again

By   /  April 17, 2015  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Rep. Steve Hambley, like other legislators before him, believes Ohio’s February special election is a waste of taxpayer money and wants to eliminate it.

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Labor union boss paid $258,000 from Ohio school staffers’ paychecks

By   /  April 15, 2015  /  Labor, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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School employees across Ohio were forced to help pay labor boss Joe Rugola $258,873 last year, even if they declined to join the union Rugola leads.

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Does Ohio Gov. John Kasich want less oil and gas drilling?

By   /  April 13, 2015  /  Energy and Environment, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Gov. John Kasich is calling for a tax hike on an oil and gas drilling method responsible for new energy production and employment in Southeast Ohio.

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