Mar 22

Commentary: It’s time for grassroots Republican voters to assert needed leadership in the upcoming presidential primaries

DTP president commentaryThe race to become the Republican presidential nominee, through a tag-team wrestling match of backstabbing politics, soundbite-focused empty campaign rhetoric, cute slogans and pretty faces, is about to begin – everything but what really is needed to have a …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.daytonohioteaparty.com/commentary-its-time-for-grassroots-republican-voters-to-assert-needed-leadership-in-the-upcoming-presidential-primaries/

Mar 27

Conservative efforts draw applause at Criminal Justice Reform Summit

By Kevin Glass | Watchdog Arena

Too many people are in prison.

That’s the message that came out of the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform on Thursday, sponsored by a group of diverse organizations: former Obama administration official Van …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/208791/criminal-justice-reform-summit/

Mar 26

Ohio’s reliance on food stamps remains near record high

By Jason Hart | Ohio Watchdog

Ohioans’ reliance on food stamps decreased last year, yet it remains higher than at any time before the 2007-09 recession.

In December, more than one in seven Ohioans — more than 1.7 million of …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/208321/ohio-food-stamps/

Mar 26

Ohio No. 1 in transparency, but still has work to do

By Maggie Thurber | For Ohio Watchdog

OhioCheckbook.com

ONLINE CHECKBOOK: Ohio’s online checkbook is the primary reason the state jumped to top in the nation for spending transparency

Josh Mandel says he surprised Ohio went from 46 to first in the …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/208503/ohio-no-1-transparency/

Mar 25

You can’t drive 75 — at least, not in Ohio

By Maggie Thurber | For Ohio Watchdog

SPEED LIMIT: A plan to raise the speed limit in Ohio to 75 mph failed to make it though a conference committee.

A proposal to raise the speed limit on some Ohio highways …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/208215/cant-drive-75-ohio/

Mar 24

John Kasich’s Ohio: Bigger government, mediocre job growth

By Jason Hart | Ohio Watchdog

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is visiting New Hampshire to promote an “Ohio Story” of hope, economic growth and fiscal responsibility.

Is his tale true?

To hear Kasich and the Ohio Republican Party tell it, …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/207763/john-kasichs-ohio/

Mar 23

Taxpayers help build Ohio hotel with ‘green’ SBA loan

Photo courtesy of Centre Park, via Facebook

THANKS, TAXPAYERS: A government loan is making the construction of this West Chester hotel and conference center possible.

 

By Jason Hart | Ohio Watchdog

A loan guaranteed by federal taxpayers is being used to build Centre Park of West …

Permanent link to this article: http://watchdog.org/206546/ohio-sba-loans/

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