From the daily archives: Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Leaving nothing to chance, the Ohio Republican Party staged the operatic version of Gov. Kasich’s personally created Valhalla this week that reportedly will raise upward of $800,000 for his reelection campaign. Indeed, the Columbus Dispatch described the mosh pit in Columbus as the ‘biggest fundraiser in Franklin County history.”

In a piece that typically gasped in awe over the guv’s skill in attracting largesse from the corporate world, we were told of guys elbowing around the high-rolling dinner guests with hard hats (translation: Ohio is on a mighty path with “Kasich Works”) and a “mock construction zone on the speaking […]

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On May 6th, Franklin County residents will have a chance to vote on Issue 6, a 1.25-mill replacement levy for the Columbus Zoo.  An out-of-state group funded by the Koch Brothers is trying to convince Columbus-area residents to vote No.

Americans for Prosperity, the Virginia-based group founded, funded and chaired by the infamous Koch Brothers, has been sending emails and mailers to county residents urging them to vote against the levy, which would cost home owners about $23 a year more per $100,000 of home value.

According to NBC4, the levy could help fund a satellite zoo could in Downtown Columbus as […]

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