Jul 22

Hillary’s America Opens in Theaters

Hillarys america-web-resIf you have any doubts about the importance of the election this November, or if you have friends or family who believe elections don’t matter, the new movie Hillary’s America could open your eyes concerning what is really at …

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Jul 22

RNC Day Three: “We Like Mike”

trump_072116CLEVELAND – Instead of dwelling on what wasn’t said, I prefer to focus on what was spoken. The Pennslylvania Delegation began its third day at the convention with a breakfast of testimonies from elected Republican officials emphasizing the historical legacy…

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Jul 21

RNC Day Two: A Republican Renaissance

Republican-Renaissance-CLEVELAND – Yesterday, on Day Two of the Republican National Convention, Delegates, Alternate Delegates, their guests, and the media personally witnessed the rebirth of the Republican Party. I was interviewed by a journalist from Switzerland’s RTI who asked me if…

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Jul 21

RNC Day One: All Lives Matter

RNC_Day_OneCLEVELAND – There was a mix of excitement and apprehension for some people amidst the backdrop of national and international tragedy. It seems as though the American and State flags have been permanently flown at half-staff the past week to…

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Jul 20

RNC: Protesters keep protesting, GOP yells back

Photo by Heather Kays

Several groups showed up to protest at the 2016 Republican National Convention held in Cleveland this week.

CLEVELAND — It’s a scene so chaotic that at some points it’s difficult to guess which person is protesting what cause.

Some are …

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Jul 18

The time for local governments to skinny up is now

The next biennial budget in Ohio has a billion-dollar hole in it thanks to the federal prohibition on a complex Medicaid financing scheme previously, and unwisely, embraced by Ohio. Local policymakers are also facing a fiscal challenge in light of …

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Jul 15

Ohio’s Medicaid Expansion: How to Win When We Lose

$1.136 billion: That’s the budget gap that Ohio policymakers must face in the upcoming state budget cycle. This fiscal train wreck is no surprise—in fact, The Buckeye Institute warned policymakers in 2013 that such deficits were bound to happen. …

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Jul 13

Study: Ohio vouchers study shows need for more study

Ohio’s EdChoice Scholarhip Program has provided vouchers to nearly 20,000 students in Ohio who would otherwise attend low-performing schools. A new study by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute examined the program to determine how it is working by analyzing data

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Jul 11

Protect the Fourth Amendment!

WarrantThe United States House of Representatives is, once again trying to take away your freedom. They are planning a vote today on House Resolution 5606, which will expand our government’s surveillance powers. You must call your Congressman today. This bill

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Jul 05

Action Alert: House Resolution Violates the Second Amendment

SHALL-NOT-BE-INFRINGED-WHAT-PART-DONT-YOU-UNDERSTAND_modelThe United States House of Representatives is putting our Second Amendment at risk in a vote that could happen as early as today.

The vote is on HR5611.  This resolution will restrict the rights of US citizens to own firearms …

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Jul 04

Donald Trump is Coming to Cincinnati Wednesday, July 6, at 7 PM

 

Republicanlogo 553 wideDonald Trump is coming to the Sharonville Convention Center for a rally this Wednesday. Although many Conservatives have disagreements with some of the positions of Donald Trump, he has stood strong for securing our borders and stopping …

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Jul 03

GCTP Meeting July 26: Do We Need an Article V Constitutional Convention? (A Important Discussion of the Pros & Cons)

Ellen HortonMuch is being discussed on the need for an Article V Constitutional Convention. Have you made up your mind on this critically important subject? Do you need more information?  Is it prudent, will it correct the injustices we

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Jul 01

The Buckeye Institute files brief defending Ohio’s early voting law in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

COLUMBUS — The Buckeye Institute’s Legal Center submitted a brief today to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit defending Ohio’s generous and nation-leading early voting law. The filing supports Secretary of State Jon Husted’s defense of Ohio’s …

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Jun 30

Government transparency grows in Ohio with online state budget

The Kasich Administration recently joined Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, and the Ohio Checkbook, at the forefront of public transparency.

The Office of Budget and Management (OBM), which is responsible for creating and monitoring how Ohio spends billions of taxpayer …

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Jun 17

Latest jobs report shows Ohio is a national leader

COLUMBUS — Increases in Ohio’s employment and labor force participation rates last month make the state a national leader, according to a policy analyst at The Buckeye Institute. The state’s latest jobs report showed Ohio’s unemployment rate fell for the …

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Jun 17

Cleveland’s first union-charter contract agreed upon

Teachers at Cleveland’s I Can charter schools now have a union contract for three years, the first in the city. The contract sets teacher pay to start at $37,000 with a maximum of about $62,000.

“This contract is historic for …

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Jun 13

Being PolicyFluid in Amherst Schools

2000px-A_TransGender-Symbol_Plain3.svg_Amherst Schools are walking a fine line by promoting the transgender agenda with regard to bathroom rights, while at the same time never voting on an actual policy change to codify those rights. This issue became front and center when…

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Jun 08

Ohio students get welding certification

Fourteen Ohio high school students and recent graduates took part in a “welding boot camp” to earn their certification last month. “This is an opportunity high school students rarely have,” said Arlette Robinson, career and technical education supervisor for Bradley …

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Jun 08

Prescribing state health care solutions for 2017

Health care has again made news with many states reporting large increases in proposed health insurance premiums. Some insurance companies like United Health have announced they are pulling out of certain insurance markets due to large financial losses. These issues …

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Jun 04

MVCI Meeting June 6 Features Jake MacAulay from Institute On The Constitution (IOTC)

MVCI logoMiami Valley Citizens Informed (MVCI) is hosting Jake MacAulay from the Institute On The Constitution (IOTC) on Monday, June 6, form 7 to 8:30 PM at Washington Heights Baptist Church, 5650 Far Hills Avenue, Dayton, Ohio!

Jake MacAulay will …

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Jun 04

Constitution Boot Camp Coming to Xenia on June 18, 2016!

Constitution banner 1548 wideThe Constitution Boot Camp presented by Building Blocks for Liberty is coming to Greene County on Saturday, June 18. The Constitution has been critical to maintaining our freedoms throughout our country’s history, and it important for us to …

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Jun 04

Workplace Freedom collects signatures at Freedom Works Columbus event

FW_RTW_1_600Over 150 folks attended the Freedom Works meetup at the Ohio Convention Center in Columbus, Oh on May 21, 2016.  Lots of new people to the patriot movement attended.  A few members of the state wide group that are collecting…

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Jun 01

Buckeye Institute announces appointment of Orphe Divounguy as economist and Jeff Reed as communications director

COLUMBUS — Two new staff members have joined The Buckeye Institute, the Ohio-based free-market think tank announced today.

Orphe Divounguy (OR-fee DEE-voon-GEE) has been named Economist in The Buckeye Institute’s Economic Research Center, and Jeff Reed will serve as the …

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May 30

Nanny State of the Week: FDA fries family’s potato chip business with new cooking oil mandates

Part 81 of 81 in the series Nanny State of the Week

Back in 1940, Frederick Jones of Mansfield, Ohio, was facing a serious problem. He ran a small company that distributed potato chips, but his suppliers couldn’t keep up …

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May 27

CVA Road Trip – You might be interested in doing this.

CVA_Logo_Color  Dear CVA friends and supporters, Concerned Veterans for America is organizing a group of volunteer activists from SW Ohio to travel by van to North Carolina next week. The group will be led by CVA Team Leader Kelly Kohls,…

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May 26

Ohio House passes reforms to civil asset forfeiture

COLUMBUS — Yesterday Ohio’s House of Representatives passed reforms to civil asset forfeiture, which, under current law, allows government to take property from individuals who have not been charged with crimes. The Buckeye Institute, Ohio’s free-market think tank, applauded the …

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May 24

Buckeye Institute celebrates legislative win for cosmetologists

COLUMBUS — Cosmetologists aspiring to become store managers will have a clearer career path in Ohio, should a newly approved piece of legislation be signed into law by Gov. Kasich. Ohio’s free-market think tank, The Buckeye Institute, applauded the General …

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May 23

Ohio Jobs Tracker: What caused Ohio’s increase in labor force participation?

Something strange is happening in Ohio. In recent years, the Ohio economy has been mediocre to dead-last when it comes to most economic metrics. But lately, the Buckeye State has led the country in one of the most important economic …

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May 20

Ohio scraps ‘archaic and unnecessary’ limitation on alcohol content in beer

Raise a cold one, Ohio!

We get a lot of mileage out of poking and prodding the scolds, meddlers and nannies in government who think they know what people should want and whether they should get it. Today, …

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May 19

Columbus charter producing results

Students at Columbus Collegiate Academy are outperforming other students across the state. The school “takes sixth-graders from all over the city who are behind, and in three short years they best state averages,” said Chad Aldis, vice president for Ohio …

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May 16

Ohio’s adult diploma program

The Ohio Department of Education is now offering a program for adults aged 22 or older to earn their high school diploma rather than a GED. Eighty students have completed the program, which also includes an industry certification, and another …

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May 16

Ohio lawmaker wants to free workers, unions from forced representation

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PLANNING AHEAD: Ohio Rep. Jim Butler (R) sees the Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association case as a chance for reform

An Ohio lawmaker wants to solve unions’ biggest …

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May 12

Cleveland teachers consider strike

The Cleveland Teacher’s Union is considering a strike in the fall over teacher evaluations and pay. The union is asking teachers to vote this week on calling a strike and also asking members to reject the contract recommended by a …

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May 11

Ohio’s budget-busting Medicaid expansion trend continues

Part 27 of 27 in the series Ohio's Obamacare expansion

If Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential campaign had taken off the way his Medicaid expansion did, he would have won more than one primary.

Kasich’s decision to put working-age adults …

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May 09

Brigitte Gabriel to Speak on Dangers of Sharia Law

 Brigitte Gabriel pictureBrigitte Gabriel, one of the most prominent speakers in America is coming to Ohio. She will speak in Columbus, OH on May 15, Middletown, OH on May 16, and in Cleveland (Roadview Hts.) on May 17.…

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May 06

Construction course creates options for Ohio students

Toledo Public Schools are looking to prepare their students for post-secondary life, whether that means college or career. Tom Dimitrew, the system’s director of agriculture, construction, and engineering technologies,  is working to create a construction program demonstrating that trade jobs …

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May 06

Ohio’s 2016 election results shows startling information about Republican Party

Spreadsheet_10920850_sOver the past few days, I’ve upload the Ohio Voter database to the Toledo Tea Party web site and have been crunching the data in order to better serve our NW Ohio Conservative Coalition constituents. I was able to do…

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May 05

FreedomWorks to host Constitution Revival Tour in Columbus

ConstitutionRevivalTourThe Constitution is the rock on which this great country was built upon. And ever since its inception, there have been those who have tried to destroy it. But in recent years Obama and the progressives have renewed their push…

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May 05

Ohio Cities’ Pre-Sale Home Inspections Unconstitutional

1851CenterLegal Center moves to protect Ohioans’ property rights from unlawful searches and fees statewide Columbus, OH – The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today moved in federal court to immediately enjoin Ohio cities, and the Cities of Bedford and Oakwood…

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May 04

West Virginia activists see hope for more right-to-work states

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RIGHT-TO-WORK WINS: West Virginia Senate President Bill Cole (R) successfully enacted a right-to-work bill this year

Activists who fought to make West Virginia a right-to-work state see opportunity for other states in their success.

In February, West Virginia became the …

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May 02

Embracing Obamacare still no recipe for Republican success

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RUNNING LEFT: Ohio Gov. John Kasich campaigned against Obamacare in 2010, but now defends major parts of the unpopular law.

Ohio Gov. John Kasich bills himself as the most electable Republican presidential candidate, and he has some polling to support …

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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 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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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 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 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 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 11

Ted Cruz wins Ohio and Florida Conservatives United Preference Poll

Senator Ted Cruz

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 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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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

State Central Committee

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

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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

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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

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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, …

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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

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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

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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 …

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