Apr 29

MVCI Meeting with Publius Huldah Monday May 2, 2016

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Come to the Miami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) meeting this coming Monday evening, with special guest speaker, Publius Huldah, U.S. Constitutional expert. She will be speaking on “Why Are Europe & the USA Permitting Islam To Take Over Their …

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Apr 28

IMPORTANT – Please take this survey regarding the We the People Convention

Unknown-52016 We the People Convention Survey What this Survey is about: We are considering holding a We the People Convention in Columbus, OH, the weekend of July 29th & 30th. We are asking you to take this survey so that…

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Apr 24

American Family Association Urges Boycott of Target Stores

 

 

AFA Boycott Target imageThe American Family Association is calling for a boycott of Target after the retail giant said it would allow men to use the women’s restrooms and dressing rooms in their stores, if they say they are a …

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Apr 21

Sign Petition demanding Chairman Borges resign.

Petition_46798490_sLast fall, the Ohio Republican Party updated the party bylaws and filed them with the Secretary of State. (CLICK HERE). The 66 member State Central Committee that you and I elected, voted and approved these bylaws. These are the rules…

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Apr 20

Kasich carries Obamacare dichotomy to Maryland

Part 19 of 19 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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WEARING THIN: Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he wants to repeal Obamacare while keeping the largest part of the unpopular law in place.

John Kasich’s presidential campaign arrived in Maryland …

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Apr 19

Ohio Medicaid expansion costs top $7.5 billion

Part 26 of 26 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Ohio Medicaid expansion costs sailed farther past Gov. John Kasich’s projections in March, as total spending on the program topped the $7.5 billion mark.

Expansion cost $411 million last month

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Apr 15

How many Ohio Medicaid expansion enrollees have jobs?

Part 25 of 25 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Critics of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s push to expand Medicaid to childless, able-bodied, working-age adults warned the policy would be a disincentive to work.

A little over two years later, …

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Apr 13

Robotics competition spans school-choice options

A team of Dayton, Ohio, students has qualified for a robotics world championship after designing, building, and operating a robot. The team spans educational options in the Dayton area, with two students from a charter school, one each from two …

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Apr 08

Gov. Kasich talks up Obamacare during State of the State speech

Part 18 of 18 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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SAME OLD SONG: Ohio Gov. John Kasich repeated his usual Obamacare rhetoric during his State of the State speech

Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion promotional tour made a pit stop …

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Apr 04

Ohio STEM school sees record number of applications

The Global Impact STEM Academy in Springfield has seen incredible success its first three years, leading to high demand. The school has received 188 applications for next year, including 165 for freshman seats, of which there are only 100 available, …

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Apr 02

Supreme Court Signals Support in Little Sisters Case in Support of the U.S. Constitution

 

Catholic stainglassEvery since the passing of the “Affordable Care Act” in 2010 by the Obama Administration, the issue of mandating that religious organizations, against their religious convictions, must comply with providing contraceptives and abortifacient coverage, among many other mandates, …

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Apr 01

OLC Statewide Event

16THOLC Statewide Event: Times that Try Men’s Souls Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM Westerville, OH -NEW LOCATION- Grace Chapel Community Church 7798 Big Walnut Road Westerville, OH 43082 Mark Your Calendar and The Program is…

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Mar 31

Ohio Republican Party Organization Meeting set for Friday, Apr 29

OhioGOPThe Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee will be holding its first meeting with the new elected members.  This meeting is open to the  public, and we are encouraging everyone in Ohio to attend. We will be very, very curious…

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Mar 30

Charter schools are closing the achievement gap

The achievement gap between students of different economic backgrounds has long been an issue the educational sector has tried to address through legislation and other reforms. School choice has allowed for significant progress to be made in closing the achievement …

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Mar 30

Town hall voters challenge Kasich’s Medicaid expansion story

Part 17 of 17 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow

Wisconsin voters were treated to a live look at Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion spin during a March 29 CNN town hall in Milwaukee.

Kasich bristled when a town …

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Mar 28

Chronicle-Telegram Misspells “Revitalization”

sprouting-shootsWhat may seem like a “Civil War” to some may actually be a healthy discussion for others. Now there is certainly no doubt that conservative Republicans across the country have felt let down by statements, actions, and inaction’s by leaders…

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Mar 24

Career tech training expanding in Ohio

Some school districts in Ohio are expanding vocational and technical training into middle school grades, an expansion that is growing in part thanks to a measure enacted a couple years ago.

“That legislation is going to be historical because it …

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Mar 24

Thumbs down: Read our bad review of Ohio’s plan to give tax breaks to Hollywood movie producers

Have you ever heard of View from the Top? It was a 2003 movie featuring actress Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mark Ruffalo, and Rob Lowe. What about Rebound (2005) or Summer Catch (2001)?

These films have a few things …

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Mar 23

Arkansas governor calls rolling back Medicaid expansion ‘unbiblical’

Part 16 of 16 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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CUES FROM KASICH: Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is borrowing Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s rhetoric to promote Medicaid expansion

Ending Medicaid expansion in Arkansas would be “unbiblical,” Gov. Asa Hutchinson said …

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Mar 21

Cleveland charter votes to unionize

I Can Charter School in Cleveland, Ohio, has become the first in the city to unionize teachers and staff after a vote of 18-4. Unlike traditional public schools, it is extremely rare for charter schools to unionize.

“I Can Schools …

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Mar 21

Ohio Medicaid expansion sign-ups keep crushing projections

Part 24 of 24 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Enrollment in Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s Medicaid expansion remains on track to double projections in the next few years.

When opting to expand Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable …

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Mar 18

Watchdog Podcast: John Kasich won Ohio — now what?

Ohio Gov. John Kasich won the primary election in his home state on Tuesday night.  That’s the bare minimum that can be asked of a presidential candidate — ask U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio about that — but Kasich is hoping …

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Mar 18

Kasich’s Medicaid expansion has cost taxpayers $7 billion

Part 23 of 23 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s expansion of Medicaid under the 2010 federal health law has cost taxpayers $7 billion in a little more than two years.

The federal government — which …

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Mar 18

Ohio job growth exceptionally strong in February

Ohio added 12,400 jobs in February, a sign that the state’s economy is moving forward. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 4.9%.

“The February jobs report has great news for Ohio as thousands of people entered the labor force and …

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Mar 16

The NEW Ohio Republican Party starts today

Accountability_24646748_sThe following Thank You letter was sent to all State Central Committee candidates who dared fight the Establishment. ********************** To all Republican Party State Central Committee candidates; Over the past 4 months,  The Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee has…

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Mar 14

The Buckeye Institute creates “Ohio Jobs Tracker,” a new look at employment

The Buckeye Institute is pleased to roll out our newly redesigned Ohio Jobs Tracker (formerly known as our Ohio by the Numbers report) along with today’s release of January state jobs numbers from the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.  …

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Mar 14

Complaints filed against Ohio GOP Chairman Borges for unauthorized use of Party funds, members demand he resign.

BorgesResign_1Toledo, OH – Members, Incumbents, and candidates of the Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee joined together today to demand the immediate resignation of Chairman Borges following the disclosure unauthorized use of party funds and resources. As per Ohio Republican…

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Mar 13

CCV Action PAC Endorses Senator Ted Cruz for President

Senator Ted CruzCitizens for Community Values Action PAC (CCVA PAC) is endorsing Senator Ted Cruz for United States President in the 2016 Ohio Primary Election taking place this Tuesday, March 15.

CCVA PAC is a pro-family organization that supports candidates with …

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Mar 12

Conservative State Central Committee Incumbent fighting back against Republican Party intimidation and bullying

GOP_PURGEOhio Republican State Central Committeeman Gary Burkholder (31st District, Licking County) stated today in a press release, “Enough is enough!” I will no longer ignore the lies and personal attacks by Ohio Republican Party Chairman Matt Borges.” Burkholder is running…

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Mar 11

Kasich / Ohio GOP pay for hit piece post card against conservative challenger to the State Central Committee seat

Sizemore_17_HitPieceWendy Sizemore is being bullied and intimidated by Gov Kasich and the Ohio Republican Party because she DAREs to challenge the Ohio Republican Party by running for State Central Committee  District 17. This is another reason why Trump, Cruz, and…

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Mar 11

Ted Cruz wins Ohio and Florida Conservatives United Preference Poll

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Six months of polling among Ohio and Florida Conservatives have produced the same winner in their Presidential Preference Polls.  Read here to see how this poll can affect the respective Primary Elections on March 15, 2016.

 

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Mar 10

Kasich / Establishment Republicans work to remove conservatives from State Committee

OHGOP_DeclaresWar_2John Kasich and the Ohio Republican Party once again show what low down dirty tricks they’re capable of in order to remove Conservatives from the Republican State Central Committee. Bill Delaney is the Ohio Republican Party State Central Committee male…

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Mar 10

Incentivizing charity care can play big role in expanding healthcare access for underserved

Health care is expensive. The demand for treatment exceeds the number of doctors and nurses providing care.  By helping to increase the supply of health care providers, particularly in areas that are currently underserved, policymakers can expand access to citizens …

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Mar 09

The Buckeye Institute’s policy ideas incorporated into new healthcare access bills

 The proposed legislation would cut red tape for volunteer and mobile medical care in Ohio.

The Buckeye Institute’s longtime advocacy of expanding healthcare access and charity care–especially in low-income and underserved areas of Ohio–has found expression in two bills

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Mar 08

Minimum wage hike to $12 an hour would trim Ohio job growth by nearly 200,000

The Buckeye Institute calculates effect in new analysis


Ohio policymakers should prioritize job growth as the best way to provide Ohioans with the opportunity to achieve prosperity.  After all, the best program for reducing poverty is not a government program, …

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Mar 03

FRC Action Prepares a Values Voter Presidential Voter Guide

 

 

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FRC Action, the legislative affiliate of Family Research Council has prepared a 2016 Values Voter Presidential Voter Guide, where they list their evaluation of the positions of the remaining presidential candidates. (Note that Gov. Jeb …

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Mar 02

Why Ohio needs asset forfeiture reform

By Daniel J. Dew, Criminal Justice Fellow.

There are a few principles so fundamental to American law and our notion of justice that practically any citizen can recite them—due process of law, every person is entitled to his or her …

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Mar 02

Cincinnati pension fix is band-aid, not real reform

By Patrick Foley

In 2014, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley worked with city officials and workers to arrive at a “historic agreement” to avert a crisis and stabilize their pension system. The deal was finalized in early 2015 and …

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Mar 02

The Top 5 Most Ridiculous Budget Requests to Ohio legislators this year

The Ohio legislature is considering a new capital appropriations budget. Local groups from all over Ohio have submitted requests to get state money for their pet projects.

For nearly every one, the legislature should say N-O.

The Buckeye Institute ranks …

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Mar 01

The Buckeye Institute: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame budget request named #1 Most Ridiculous

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland is addicted to taxpayer money. It’s time to send the rock legend to rehab.

Today, The Buckeye Institute dubiously honors the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for “The #1 Most …

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Feb 29

Common Core must go – Primary votes needed on State Central Committee

Ohio Republican State Central CommitteeCommon Core is a problem that has plagued Ohio’s education system since 2010. Parents and teachers all over the Buckeye State have been fighting to remove the Common Core State Standards from our children’s schools. The Republicans in the Ohio …

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Feb 23

Kasich’s Obamacare roadshow reaches Virginia

Part 15 of 15 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow

Ohio Gov. John Kasich spent several minutes of a Virginia campaign stop on Monday promoting Medicaid expansion.

Virginia is one of 19 states where lawmakers have rejected the funding the …

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Feb 19

Charity care barely dents Ohio nonprofit hospital earnings

When Ohio was considering expanding Medicaid in 2013, nonprofit hospitals in the state lobbied for the change, hoping to ease their charity care costs. But that year Ohio nonprofits profited to the tune of $2.8 billion, with charity care accounting …

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Feb 18

State Central Committee – Most important vote in the primary

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Click on the map to find the State Central Committee candidates in your district

The most important vote you will make in the primary is not for President, it is for State Central Committee. State Central Committee is the Governing …

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Feb 17

STEM high school in Cleveland gets national recognition

The MC2 STEM High School in Cleveland has been awarded an Excellence in Innovation in Secondary Schools award by the Alliance for Excellent Education, Cleveland.com reports. The school is operated as a partnership among the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Cleveland …

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Feb 12

Kasich promotes Obamacare expansion in Florida, South Carolina

Part 14 of 14 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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PUSHING BACK: Ohio Gov. John Kasich responds to questions about Medicaid expansion by suggesting its critics don’t care about the poor

Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Friday urged Florida and …

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Feb 10

A new take on cross-district choice

The school district for which a house is zoned can be a major selling point. One way in which school choice has historically been exercised is through a decision to move to another school district. More recently, some states have …

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Feb 08

Flashback: Gov. Kasich’s Medicaid expansion end-run

Part 22 of 22 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion
Photo credit: State of Ohio

SHOW OHIO CARES: Ohio Gov. John Kasich spent most of 2013 demanding legislators expand Medicaid. When they refused, he took another route.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich went around the state …

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Feb 06

Republican Debate #7: Winnowing

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Feb 06

Republican Debate #6 Recap: Narrowing

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Feb 03

Toledo works to reduce dropout rates

In the class of 2014 in Toledo, Ohio, only 63.9 percent of students gradated within four years. Toledo Public Schools is working on dropout prevention program to boost graduation rates, a program that the Toledo Blade called “exhaustive, time-consuming, and …

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Feb 03

HUD backs millions in loans on projects worth a fraction of the debt

Photo of HUD records obtained under FOIA

UNDERWRITING WOES: HUD backed a $47 million loan for an upscale construction project in upstate New York that defaulted. The completed property is worth less than $15 million.

In July 2009, a developer secured a $46.5 million loan — with …

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Jan 30

Meet the Candidates Nights: In Montgomery Co Monday February 1 & In Greene Co Thursday February 18

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MVCI will sponsor a Meet the Candidates Night on this Monday, February 1, for candidates running for election in Mongomery County in the March 15 Ohio primary election. The candidates forum will take place from 7 to 8:30

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Jan 28

A Two-Way Republican Race By the March 15 Ohio Primary?

 

Republicanlogo 553 wideThis article describes the “Proportional” and “Winner Take All” primary process of the Republican Party. Dick Morris also explains his rationale why the Republican list of candidates could be down to “two” by 15 March. Since the …

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Jan 26

Appeals Judge Slaps Her Party with a Challenge

 

 

O’Toole runs against GOP-endorsed candidate for Ohio Supreme Court
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Jan 17

On the Meaning of “Natural Born Citizen”

Senator Ted CruzAn article published in the Harvard Law Review, March 2015, long before the current distraction regarding Ted Cruz’s citizenship clearly shows that he indeed is an American Citizen and therefore is eligible to run for President of the United …

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Jan 14

GOP Debate #5 Recap: The Top 9

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Jan 12

Come to the CVA Defend Freedom Tour at the Hope Hotel January 23, 2016!

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Concerned Veterans for America is excited to bring the 2016 Defend Freedom Tour to the Hope Hotel in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday evening, January 23, 2016. This event will bring together veterans, military family members, and patriotic Americans to …

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Jan 09

Out of Touch State Central Committee wants you to support John Kasich for President

Ohio GOP State Central Committee

Ohio GOP State Central Central Committee Meeting.

The Ohio Republican Party wants you to support John Kasich as President of the United States. Friday, the Ohio Republican Party’s leadership, the State Central Committee endorsed John Kasich for President of the …

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Dec 28

Watchdog’s Scariest People of 2015: No. 22

Part 4 of 5 in the series Watchdog's Scariest People of 2015
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Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R)

Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign has gone nowhere even though top-tier candidates haven’t bothered to attack his support for Obamacare. When the …

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Dec 24

Ohio town adds purple parking for Purple Heart recipients

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PURPLE: Members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart join in announcing special purple parking spaces for those who’ve been awarded a Purple Heart Medal.

Purple parking spaces are popping up all over public parking lots in Warren, Ohio, …

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Dec 21

Tell us about good candidates in your area

Now that the filing deadline has passed for March 15, 2016, primary, we need to organize our collective efforts to help the candidates who share our values to win their primary races. To help the candidates YOU support, we need …

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Dec 19

Women in Combat: Venus Ascending into the House of Mars

On December 3, 2015, Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced that all combat jobs will be open to women with no exceptions. He was quick to add, “…as long as they qualify and meet the standards.”

His announcement received little attention.

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Dec 18

Ohio teachers union officials are paid twice as much as teachers

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HIGH LIFE: Ohio Education Association president Becky Higgins was paid more than $200,000 this year.

Ohio’s largest labor union is in the business of selling worker “solidarity,” and for union bosses, business is good.

Ohio Education Association president Becky Higgins

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Dec 17

Natural Areas Council shows why shrinking government is so hard

Ohio Department of Natural Resources

CONSOLIDATE: The Ohio Department of Natural Resources told the Sunset Review Committee it doesn’t need 14 separate 10-member councils to advise it on scenic rivers in the state.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources wants to get rid of the …

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Dec 17

Ohio law forces teachers to fund left-wing union politics

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MEMBER COMMUNICATIONS: The Ohio Education Association uses forced union fees to smother teachers in left-wing politics at every opportunity

For Jade Thompson and thousands of her fellow educators, working in a public school means funding Ohio’s biggest left-wing advocacy group.…

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Dec 16

Magnet school applications soar in Cincinnati

Applications to Cincinnati’s magnet schools have risen by 42 percent (500 applications) for the 2016-17 school year over this year. In previous years, some spots were saved for parents on a first-come first-served basis while the rest are distributed in …

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Dec 16

Internet access tax ban could save Ohioans $63 million annually

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Groups representing state governors and lawmakers are opposing a measure that could save Ohio taxpayers upwards of $63 million a year should Congress permanently ban taxes on Internet access.

 

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INTERNET TAX: A permanent ban on taxing

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Dec 16

Uber, Lyft facing new regulations in Ohio

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NEW REGS: The Ohio legislature passed a bill to impose new state-wide regulations on Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies

The Ohio House and Senate have agreed on new measures to regulate Uber, Lyft and other transportation network companies.…

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Dec 15

Recapping Republican Debate #4: “Elite Eight” and the Economy

The fourth Republican debate’s “main event” was held on November 10, 2015 at the Milwaukee Theater in Milwaukee, WI and was hosted by Fox Business and The Wall Street Journal. Moderators were Neil Cavuto, Maria Bartiromo, and Gerard Baker. The …

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Dec 15

Toledo’s money problems lead to proposed tax increase for road repairs

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BAD ROADS: Toledo’s residential roads are so bad it became an issue in November’s mayoral election

Roads in Toledo, Ohio, are awful. So bad, in fact, the City Council voted last week to propose a .25 percent income tax increase, …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/251281/toledo-income-tax/

Dec 13

Hillary at the Bat: A Ballad for the Republican Party Sung in the Year 2016

When a weapon or a tactic provides an army an advantage, it is referred to as a “force multiplier.” One of clearest benefits of a force multiplier is it allows an army to have fewer troops or weapons than its

Permanent link to this article: http://ohioconservativereview.com/2015/12/13/hillary-at-the-bat-a-ballad-for-the-republican-party-sung-in-the-year-2016/

Dec 10

Ted Cruz continues to Lead in Statewide Ohio Conservatives United Polling

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For the eighth month in a row, Ted Cruz leads other Republican Presidential Candidates in the statewide monthly polls of local conservative groups.  Ben Carson holds on to his second place position in November for the second month …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245796

Dec 07

Why the Stakes in 2016 are so High.

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The Presidential Election outcome in 2016 will have lasting profound effects on our Country.  Read this penetrating article by Fred Barnes written for the Wall Street Journal in March 2015 HERE.

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Dec 07

This is Not a Day Care. It’s a University !

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See what one College President* had to say when a student complained that he felt “victimized” by a sermon delivered during chapel service. Click HERE to read the open letter what the College President said in response.

Dr. Everett …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245761

Dec 07

Meet the candidates to replace Speaker Boehner

Meet the CandidatesVoters in the 8th district of Ohio will decide on a replacement for Speaker Boehner in Congress in March.

To educate voters on the candidates, Ohio Rising interviewed a few of the leading candidates for the seat; Bill Beagle, JD …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohiorising.org/meet-the-candidates-to-replace-speaker-boehner/

Dec 04

Ohio filing deadline is December 16th

OPP_LogoCentral Committee is the way we can change politics. The filing deadline to run is December 16th. Is your seat open?

  • Are you tired of politicians telling you one thing when running for office and then doing the opposite once

Permanent link to this article: http://ohiorising.org/ohio-filing-deadline-is-december-16th/

Dec 04

Ohio city’s costly infrastructure bait-and-switch roils taxpayers

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A NEW NORTHAM PARK: City of Upper Arlington officials have big, expensive plans to renovate a popular park

Central Ohio voters who approved a recent tax hike for “vital repairs” to local infrastructure are furious with officials pushing an expensive …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/249270/ohio-city-infrastructure-bait-switch/

Nov 30

Great Pro-life, Pro-family Speaker Janet Folger Porter to Speak at MVCI Meeting Monday, December 7

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Come out to the Miami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) meeting next Monday, December 7, to hear Janet Folger Porter, founder and president of Faith2Action, and find out the latest pro-family, pro-life news and actions that we can

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245742

Nov 27

Report questions success of water quality trading program

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INACCURATE: Richard Moore, an emeritus professor at Ohio State University, says a new report criticizing water quality trading credits omits critical facts.

Are water quality trading credits working to help keep waterways clean, or are they just moving pollutants from …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/248835/water-quality-trading-program/

Nov 26

Ohioans can be grateful for public records law

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BAD GRADES: Ohio received a D+ from the Center for Public Integrity in their ranking of state transparency and accountability

Hey, Ohio: Your state government just got a D-plus for openness and transparency.

Too bad that grade doesn’t reflect just …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/249149/grateful-public-records/

Nov 23

Refugee Crisis: A Time for Choosing

America is faced with a controversial decision on whether or not to let Syrian refugees enter its borders. You will hear both sides of the argument claim that their position on the issue is axiomatic, but is it really so …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohioconservativereview.com/2015/11/23/refugee-crisis-a-time-for-choosing/

Nov 22

Right to Work in Ohio – Action Needed Now

Cincinnati legislator Tom Brinkman introduced House Bill 377, Right to Work for the private sector in Ohio.  Right to Work gives workers the right to choose if they want to be a member of a union.  Everyone should be able …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohiorising.org/right-to-work-in-ohio-action-needed-now/

Nov 22

Trouble on the Right for Governor Kasich

Ohio will begin running deficits in 2016The following was recently obtained by Ohio Conservative Review and is published with the author’s permission as an open letter to Bret Baier of Fox News.

Mike Snead, President Dayton TEA Party

Special Report

special@foxnews.com

Subject: Refuting Mr. Baier’s assertion

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Nov 19

Ohio General Assembly Score Card – Ohio Liberty Index

RLC OhioYou can’t evaluate what you don’t measure.  The Ohio Republican Liberty Caucus has produced a tool to let liberty minded Ohio’s see where their member of the Ohio House and Ohio Senate stand on bills that impact liberty.

Find your …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohiorising.org/ohio-general-assembly-score-card-ohio-liberty-index/

Nov 19

Strengthen the Second Amendment in Ohio

Conceal CarryThis week State Rep. Ron Maag’s concealed carry expansion, Sub. House Bill 48, passed in the Ohio House by a vote of 68-29.  Sub. HB 48 will now go to the state Senate for consideration.

Sub. HB 48 would expand …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohiorising.org/strengthen-the-second-amendment-in-ohio/

Nov 17

Ohio judge: Blog post criticizing mayor not defamation

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FREE SPEECH: An Ohio judge ruled that owners of MapleHeightsNews.org did not defame the mayor of Maple Heights when they compared his record to his prior campaign promises.

A Cuyahoga County has judge ruled that a blog post criticizing the …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/247579/ohio-blog-defamation/

Nov 12

Kasich’s debate disaster was a long time coming

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CRATERING: A Frank Lutz focus group gave Gov. John Kasich the worst rating Luntz has ever recorded.

If Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential hopes went up in smoke Tuesday, it’s because of a fuse he lit in 2013.

Ohioans recognize …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/246771/kasich-debate-disaster/

Nov 10

“Top Ten” Debate #3: Republicans vs. Each Other… and the Media

The third Republican debate was hosted by CNN and held at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado on October 28, 2015.  Moderators were John Harwood, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla.  Jim Cramer, Rick Santelli and Sharon Epperson joined the

Permanent link to this article: http://ohioconservativereview.com/2015/11/10/top-ten-debate-3-republicans-vs-each-other-and-the-media/

Nov 06

GOP hopeful Kasich looking to make a dent in Mississippi

 

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POLITICKING: Ohio Gov. and presidential candidate John Kasich talks to a group of Mississippi College students Wednesday.

 

Ohio Gov. and Republican presidential candidate John Kasich visited Mississippi College in Clinton on Wednesday, pitching his plan for a simpler

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/245821/kasich/

Nov 05

HBO’s John Oliver popularizes debunked Obamacare spin

Part 12 of 12 in the series Kasich's Obamacare Roadshow
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TRUCKLOADS OF FREE MONEY: John Oliver used Ohio Gov. John Kasich to attack Obamacare critics Sunday night

HBO comic John Oliver attacked critics of Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion Sunday night, with …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/245762/john-oliver-obamacare-spin/

Nov 03

Has Ohio Gov. Kasich really restrained Medicaid growth?

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SLOWER GROWTH? Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he has reduced Ohio’s Medicaid growth to 2.5 percent. Data from his own Medicaid department say otherwise.

Whiplash-inducing Ohio Medicaid costs and enrollment …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/244957/kasich-medicaid-growth/

Nov 03

Ohio court says city can’t use ‘quick-take’ to seize property

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DENIED: An Ohio judge ruled the city of Perrysburg cannot use a “quick-take” eminent domain process to seize properties along Fort Meigs Road.

An Ohio court ruled Monday the city of Perrysburg cannot use the “quick-take” method of eminent domain …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/245414/ohio-court-quick-take/

Nov 02

Constitutional law center warns voters about Ohio Issue 2

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NOT SOLD: Maurice Thompson of the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law is skeptical of “anti-monopoly” language in Ohio Issue 2

Ohio Issue 2 isn’t the simple “anti-monopoly” measure supporters make it out to be, the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/244976/law-center-ohio-issue2/

Nov 01

READ the Fine Print on Local Ballot Issues

Four years ago, I came across the first tax levy I had ever seen with no expiration date.  This seemed very audacious so I re-read it several times and finally realized it was a clever attempt to slip an endless …

Permanent link to this article: http://ohioconservativereview.com/2015/11/01/read-the-fine-print-on-local-ballot-issues/

Oct 31

MVCI Hosting a Constitution Boot Camp, Saturday, November 14, at 5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton Ohio

 

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Liberty is lost when taken for granted!

What does taking your liberty for granted really mean?

1. Not being familiar with the U.S. Constitution creating ignorance of what rights you have according to our fundamental American law—the U.S. …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245426

Oct 31

Report Confirms Marijuana is Dangerous – Issue 3 Vote is Tuesday, November 3

cannabis-plant public domain 440 x 292If State Issue 3 is approved in the Ohio election this Tuesday, November 3, Ohio will become the first state east of the Mississippi River to legalize recreational (and medicinal) marijuana, and grant a monopoly for the …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245418

Oct 27

Nov 10th — GCTP Hosts “Losing Ground: Update on the War on Poverty”

img-charles-murray_160950248897“LOSING GROUND: UPDATE ON THE WAR ON POVERTY”

Dr. Charles Murray


10 November, 6:30pm

Xenia Community Center, 1219 West Second Street, Xenia, OH

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Dr. Charles Murray of the American Enterprise Institute was educated at Harvard and MIT.  He is

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245334

Oct 27

Citizens for Community Values Urges NO Vote on Ohio Issues 1, 2, and 3

 

Voter IQ logo square 180Three issues on the ballot in Ohio next Tuesday, November 3, would result in significant changes to the Ohio Constitution. Issue 1 would rewrite legislative redistricting policy in Ohio and Issue 2 would make it more difficult …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/?p=2245326

Oct 26

Ohio’s unemployment rate hits 14-year low despite more job losses

Data from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

SUB-PAR: Ohio’s yearly average of the civilian labor force has yet to return to the 2000 level, much less the high in 2007.

Ohio’s unemployment rate hit a 14-year low in September, despite the loss of even more jobs during …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/244054/unemployment-ohio-september/

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