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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Obamacare puts 400,000 Ohioans on Medicaid

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Health Care, News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Ohio’s Obamacare Medicaid expansion enrollment reached 401,307 in September according to the Ohio Department of Medicaid’s latest caseload report.

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Proposed Ohio cell phone law raises many questions

By   /  October 17, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments

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Have you ever used your cell phone while driving in a school or construction zone? What about in the hands-free mode? That may soon be illegal in Ohio.

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New online tool predicts Ohio voucher eligibility

By   /  October 16, 2014  /  News, Ohio  /  No Comments


If you have children in school and want a quick way to know if they’re eligible for an Ohio voucher, your wait is over. Thanks to School Choice Ohio, a few simple clicks will give you a reliable indication which, if any, of the state’s voucher programs you child qualifies for.

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