From the daily archives: Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Democrat Ed FitzGerald officially announced his campaign to unseat John Kasich today.  Below is the text of his announcement:

As I’ve traveled across our state these past few months, I’ve listened to what people are saying. I’ve found that everywhere I go, from Lake Erie to the Ohio River, in cities, suburbs, and small towns- people are frustrated. They’re struggling. Too many are barely hanging on by their fingernails to the middle class. And when you talk to the workers, the small business owners, the parents, the cops, the nurses, the firefighters, and the teachers who make up the […]

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FitzGerald comes out swinging

On April 24, 2013 By

After a year of speculation, Ed FitzGerald made it official today, launching his campaign to unseat John Kasich as Governor of Ohio.

FitzGerald, the former mayor of Lakewood and current Cuyahoga County Executive, came out swinging, accusing Kasich of using counties, towns and cities like an ATM to balance his own budget.

The impacts of Kasich’s cuts to local government have been widely felt around the state, resulting in police, fire and teacher layoffs.  Ohioans have also seen an explosion of new levies and taxes as local governments try cope with the loss of state funds while […]

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