From the daily archives: Monday, November 12, 2012

The Ohio Farm Bureau issued an “Action Alert” to their members this week asking them to oppose any plan by the Governor or the legislature to privatize the Ohio Turnpike.

In a video distributed with the email, Lorain County Farm Bureau President and Christmas Tree Farmer Al Divencenzo describes how the Turnpike provides him an efficient and well-maintained route for move his products to and from the market.

While Divencenzo stops short of saying a lease of the Turnpike will raise his cost of doing business, that is exactly why he and the rest of the Farm Bureau leadership […]

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This September the Chevy Cruze – produced in Lordstown Ohio – was the top selling car is the United States, outselling the Toyota Corolla by 2,500 cars.

Earlier this year Kasich cheered the success of the Cruze in his State of the State speech:  “I’m writing right now an op-ed piece with the CEO of General Motors talking about Ohio and manufacturing in America. They have a continued commitment to Toledo, Defiance and, of course, Lordstown. Chevy Cruze, baby. It’s selling. And it’s working.”

While Kasich spent the months after his speech downplaying the importance of the auto industry in […]

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