So-called "voter fraud," a statistically rare occurrence, has been used to justify strict photo ID requirements that disenfranchise poor and minority voters. Now it's the basis of a new Trump effort to review voting laws.
Here's our guide to talking about the House changes to the proposed state budget. Use it to talk to friends, lawmakers or even write a letter to the editor.
WIth the recent adoption of budget amendments by the Ohio House of Representatives, we have updated our district-by-district comparison of school funding in the two-years beginning July 31, 2017 with funding levels at the peak of the Great Recession.
This week at the Statehouse, the Senate takes up the state budget and holds public hearings on health and medicaid. Plus, on proposal in Ohio could force Trump to disclose his tax returns. Find out how you can help make it a reality.
Last month, Republican leaders announced that state tax revenues were so far below their estimates that they would immediately work to close a $800 million gap in the upcoming two-year state budget. Instead, House leaders this week passed a budget that was hundreds of millions of dollars out of balance.
This week features a big Budget vote in the Ohio House, on a two-year spending plan that the Governor recently said doesn't have enough revenue to be paid for. Look for that and more in our weekly preview.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos is visiting Van Wert’s public schools on Thursday. As DeVos is one of the nation’s top proponents of school choice options like charter schools and vouchers, it is important for the people of the City and County of Van Wert to understand just how much these options have hurt […]
The Ohio Resistance Guide, our new handbook for activists on how to influence lawmakers at the Ohio Statehouse is now available online. The 5-chapter guide lays out the main differences between Congress and the Statehouse and offers tools and tactics for the resistance.
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