FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 17, 2019 Contact: Michael McGovern email@example.com Columbus, OH – Today, Innovation Ohio President Janetta King issued the following statement regarding the charter school provisions in the state operating budget: “It is disappointing that Republicans in the legislature have once again placed the interests of failing charter schools ahead of Ohio students and […]
The Republican-dominated Ohio legislature violated our state constitution when they failed to pass a 2-year budget plan by the June 30 deadline.Ohio lawmakers haven't missed a budget deadline since 2009. Before that, it hasn't happened since 1991. In both previous instances, the state was experiencing deep recessions and two-party control of the Statehouse.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2019 Contact: Michael McGovern firstname.lastname@example.org Columbus, OH – Today, Innovation Ohio president Janetta King released the following statement in response to the failure of Ohio’s Republican leaders to meet the budget deadline: “To miss a constitutional deadline like this is extraordinary. In the very few times it has happened in […]
A report released by The Ohio State University which found that a former school doctor had sexually abused more than 177 male student-athletes has added pressure on state lawmakers to reform Ohio’s laws against sexual abuse. Since news broke of the late doctor’s widespread abuse, high-profile Republican leaders in Ohio, including Governor DeWine and Attorney […]
Ohio is the only state in the U.S. without standards for health education in our public schools. Take a moment to write a letter urging your lawmakers to support H.B. 165 sponsored by Rep. Beth Liston and Rep. Tavia Galonski.
A bill that would raise utility rates to bailout two Ohio nuclear power plants while gutting renewable energy standards cleared the Ohio House this week. Here's the latest on House Bill 6.
New bill would require Ohio public schools to teach students that “abortion is killing a living human being," while prohibiting the teaching of any material regarding human sexuality.
The Ohio Senate is holding hearings on Senate Bill 11, the Ohio Fairness Act. Introduced in February by State Senator Nickie Antonio, the Ohio Fairness Act would outlaw discrimination in Ohio based on a person’s sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Senate Bill 11 has broad support among advocacy groups like the ACLU and EqualityOhio as […]
A bill is moving in the Ohio legislature that could deal a fatal blow to Ohio’s renewable energy and energy efficiency industry. House Bill 6 would create subsidies for dirty forms of energy like coal and natural gas, potentially increasing unhealthy, climate-changing air pollution over time.