From the daily archives: Thursday, February 28, 2013

John Kasich loves to talk about his “Jobs Budgets”.   But when you really look at the numbers, it’s hard not to see the real goal:  the elimination of union jobs in Ohio.   Corrections is one of the largest and most heavily unionized areas of state government, and these workers appear to be one of his primary targets.

Kasich’s first budget cut nearly $129 Million from the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections (DRC) and the Department of Youth Services (DYS).  He also sold one state facility, the Lake Erie Correctional Institution, to private prison operator Corrections Corporation of America and privatized the […]

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