Senator Joe Schiavoni became the first Democratic candidate for governor this cycle to announce a running mate. His choice: Stephanie Dodd, Ohio Board of Education member.
According to the campaign’s press release: Dodd has served two terms on the Ohio Board of Education, representing all or parts of 13 counties in Central, Southeastern and Appalachian Ohio. During her tenure, she has voted to return $60 million in taxpayer dollars from ECOT for inaccurate student enrollment. She also stands for less standardized testing to be required by the state, and in support of increased spending for early childhood education.
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Over the last year, Governor John Kasich has worked hard to maintain his title of “moderate”, becoming a talking head on cable news, writing his book on just how divided he thinks America has become, and even toying with the idea of a 2020 presidential run with a Democrat. However, as 2017 closes, Kasich has revealed his true conservative colors by again signing a bill infringing on women’s reproductive health.
His most recent attack on a women’s right to choose came on Dec. 22 when Kasich signed HB 214, a bill that will prohibit women from seeking an […]Full Story... →
Last week State Rep. John Becker unveiled the latest round of attacks on unions and Ohio’s working class, aiming to dissolve unions in both the public and private sector. However, Ohio AFL-CIO is fighting back with a fiery letter sent to all state representatives.
Timothy Burga, president Ohio AFL-CIO, in his letter urging other representatives not to become co-sponsors said, “If these proposals were enacted, hard-working Ohioans from every part of the state would be negatively impacted… These measures are nothing but a thinly-veiled attempt
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Trump politics, scare tactics and falsified facts are finding their way into the race for the OH-16, leading to the next Pro-Trump/Anti-Trump battle for a seat in Congress.
State Rep. Christina Hagan of Stark County, is notorious for leading the charge against women’s reproductive health in the Ohio House. She has now set her sights on becoming the next representative for OH-16. Drawing on the insurgent approach that allowed President Trump to take the White House in 2016, Hagan is pitching herself as a political outsider and embracing Trump’s far-right, fear-mongering tactics, hoping to scare Ohioans into voting for her.
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