From the daily archives: Friday, August 22, 2014

Little progress has been made in the Columbus suburb of Reynoldsburg since the School Board there made their first contract proposal back in May.  After making the absurd initial demands, the School Board engaged in a strategy of negotiating in public to try and drum up support from the community by painting the teachers in a bad light.

Meanwhile, the Reynoldsburg Education Association (REA) continued to try to negotiate with the School Board while the existing contract expired in July.  As the school year approached, the union took the official step of voting to authorize their leadership to issue a 10-day […]

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Our favorite Republican Prosecutor is back in the news.

Remember David Fornshell?  The ambitious prosecutor in Warren County Ohio with eyes on statewide office?

In February 2013, we highlighted Fornshell’s effort to intimidate a Schools Superintendent who sent a letter home urging parents to join him “in an active campaign to ensure Gov. (John) Kasich and any legislator who supports him are not re-elected.”

A month later, we reported that Fornshell permitted a man to be indicted and remain in jail even though the grand jury has voted not to approve charges.

Now, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports that […]

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