Ohio Republicans are planning to hold committee hearings on HB 151, State Rep Roegner’s private sector anti-union bill, and HJR5, a bill that could effectively add anti-union language the Ohio constitution through a ballot initiative, in the Ohio House today.
Recent actions by Ohio’s Republicans could make it more difficult for opponents of the anti-union bills like HB151 to gather signatures for a referendum and to rally at the Ohio Statehouse in opposition to the bills.
The last time Republicans put a so-called Right-to-Work (for less) amendment on the ballot was 1958. That year, Republicans lost control of the Ohio House and Senate and nearly every statewide office.
Categories2018 Activism Budget Civil Rights Congressional Races Economy ECOT Education Environment Fair Elections Federal Governor's Race Guns Health ICYMI Justice Labor LGBT Ohio Legislature Plunderbund Plunderbund Action Portman Safety Senate Race State Statehouse Races Statehouse Races Swing State Voices Taxes and Spending Trump Women's Rights