Gov Kasich’s mad dash to school tax reforms that played off suburban districts against their poorer cousins took a direct hit from an old friend that posted its complaint in a full- page layout on Wednesday titled: Not Good Enough.
While allowing that his formula contained “some sense”, the editorial declared:
“Poorer districts should get more money, but it should not come at the expense of often struggling suburban districts that are just climbing out of the Great Recession.”
Coming from the PD, such dissent from Ohio’s biggest newspaper might remove a little of the edge from his swaggering […]Full Story... →
Ohio Senator Rob Portman is up for reelection next year and the latest poll by Quinnipiac University shows he has some problems. “Ohio voters approve 40 – 21 percent of the job U.S. Sen. Rob Portman is doing and say 37 – 28 percent that he deserves reelection in 2016,” according to Quinnipiac‘s February 10th release..
But have no fear Portman supporters, the junior senator from Ohio appears to have enlisted the help of failed-senate candidate Josh Mandel to help him claw his way back from his current 37% approval rating. What could possibly go wrong?Full Story... →