From the daily archives: Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The lawsuit is called the “Libertarian Party of Ohio v Husted,” and its lost three times already, once at the Ohio Elections Commission and twice in court, first in Franklin County and then in U.S. District Court.

But Libertarian Party of Ohio [LPO] attorney Mark Brown of Capital Law School hopes the fourth time, this time at the U.S. Court of Appeals, will give him the break he thinks his case involving coordination and collusion between and among Gov. Kasich, the Ohio Republican Party, long-time insiders and political operatives deserves. If Brown gets his day […]

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It’s hard to believe that anyone who visits Plunderbund on a regular basis is confused about where we stand on Gov. Kasich’s mediocre efforts to crank up Ohio’s economy.

We reported recently that Ohio has entered its 41st straight month of not even breaking even with the national job creation average. Worse still, the Buckeye State is still tens of thousands of jobs short of bringing state workers back to work in the numbers prior to President George W. Bush’s ‘Great Recession’ kicked virtually all states, especially Ohio, in the gut.

Ohio Missing Out

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Ohio Republicans including hard-right Gov. John Kasich and a conservative GOP legislature can pass, and have passed, any bill they want, regardless of whether it’s constitutional or not.

But two Federal court rulings Tuesday stopped two bills—one to defund Planned Parenthood and a second to eliminate “Golden Week”—in their tracks.

One decision Monday, by U.S. District Court Judge Michael Barrett of Cincinnati, barred Ohio Department of Health Director Richard Hodges from enforcing a law that was to have taken effect Monday to strip $1.5 million from the organization, the AP reported.

Planned Parenthood Saved By The Bell

Judge […]

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