By Maggie Thurber | Special to Ohio Watchdog
The Toledo City Council knowingly chose to violate its own charter to help a local union, despite being told by the law director that its action was illegal.
The council Tuesday had been expected to approve an ordinance presented by Mayor Mike Bell to grant health benefits to employees [...]
By Ron Lederman | Ohio Watchdog
COLUMBUS — A Cleveland farmer wants Congress to extend the Farm Bill’s $288 billion in aid to urban farmers.Read More →
By Maggie Thurber | Ohio Watchdog
TOLEDO — The City of Toledo is considering legislation that would extend health insurance benefits to domestic partners (same and opposite sex) of all employees.
Some individuals object to this on a moral basis. Several members of the Toledo City Council have questioned the additional cost (still undetermined and dependent upon how [...]
By Andrew Thomason | Illinois Statehouse News
SPRINGFIELD — Competing estimates for how much money Illinois must spend in the next fiscal year could be the difference between open doors or shuttered windows for smaller state-funded services.Read More →