July 24, 2014

In the News: Archive 2011

Op-Eds

Double-dip double-cross (editorial) - Toledo Blade – December 10, 2011

Janetta King: State Issue 3 — sloppy, costly and way off-target – Akron Beacon Journal - September 26, 2011

Janetta King: Where are the jobs in Ohio? – Toledo Blade - August 14, 2011

Dale Butland: The Sad Death of Ohio’s Death Tax (Letter to the Editor) – Wall Street Journal - July 12, 2011

Janetta King: Difference in budget numbers could be used to ease the pain (Letter to the Editor) – Columbus Dispatch – June 18, 2011

Janetta King: Poor districts get the short end (Letter to the Editor) – Columbus Dispatch – May 14, 2011

Janetta King: Kasich’s ‘tool box’ holds broken tools – Youngstown Vindicator – May 6, 2011

Janetta King: Poor districts get the short end (Letter to the Editor) – Columbus Dispatch – May 14, 2011

Janetta King: Kasich’s ‘tool box’ holds broken tools – Youngstown Vindicator – May 6, 2011

Dale Butland: Get tough on political friends too (Letter to the Editor) – Toledo Blade – April 25, 2011

Janetta King: A job-killing ‘jobs budget’ – Akron Beacon Journal – March 20, 2011

Janetta King: Teachers, bargaining, and shared sacrifice – Toledo Blade – March 6, 2011

Radio and TV Appearances

Kasich Year In Review (WCMH-TV) - December 19, 2011

Ohio Tax Incentives Offered to 30 Companies (ONN) - December 5, 2011

Ohio Approves Millions To Help Keep, Bring Businesses To State (10TV) - December 5, 2011

Dale Butland on Columbus on the Record (WOSU-TV) - November 11, 2011

Dale Butland on The Spectrum (WCMH-TV) - November 6, 2011

Janetta King debates Issue 3 (WHIO-TV) - November 3, 2011

Issue 3 sparks debate in Miami Valley - WHIO-TV – November 3, 2011

Both sides of Issue 3 get endorsements (Ohio Public Radio) - November 2, 2011

Issue 2…we get it. But what about Issue 3? - WNWO-TV – November 2, 2011

Where Are The Stimulus Jobs? (WCMH-TV) – October 31, 2011

Between the Lines: Analysis of State Issue 3 (WKYC-TV) – October 30, 2011

“Newswatch In-Depth: Yes Or No For SB 5?” Gets Heated And Emotional (WOUB) – October 26, 2011

Dale Butland on The Spectrum (WCMH-TV) – October 23, 2011

Group’s Report calls Ohio’s Issue 3 “Bad Medicine” , WNKU, October 14, 2011

Steve Dyer on All Sides with Ann Fisher (WOSU) – October 10, 2011

Janetta King on The Sound of Ideas (WCPN) – October 6, 2011

Critics of State Issue Two Offer Harsh Words to Backers (Ohio Public Radio) – September 28, 2011

Dale Butland on The Spectrum (WCMH-TV) – September 4, 2011

Coverage of IO’s Report on Issue 3 (Ohio Public Radio) – September 1, 2011

Opponents Say Wording Of Healthcare Amendment Could Put Programs At Risk – NBC4i - September 1, 2011

Innovation Ohio Targets Senate Bill 5 – 570 WKBN - August 25, 2011

Dale Butland on Kasich plane use (WKYC -TV) – August 1, 2011

Investigator: Frequent flyer Gov. Kasich called hypocrite – WKYC-TV - August 1, 2011

Dale Butland on Issue 3 (Ohio Public Radio) – July 22, 2011

Dale Butland on The Spectrum (WCMH-TV) – July 17, 2011

Dale Butland on Columbus on the Record (WOSU-TV) – July 1, 2011

Janetta King on Columbus on the Record (WOSU-TV) – June 24, 2011

Dale Butland on The State of Ohio (Ohio Public TV) – June 17, 2011

Dale Butland on The Spectrum (WCMH-TV) – June 12, 2011

Alternative Estate Tax Proposed , WKSU: 89.7, June 10, 2011

Senate gives public schools more money, and charter schools more oversight , WKSU 89.7, May 31, 2011

Senate Budget Changes (WCMH-TV) - May 31, 2011

Ohio Public Radio: Senate Budget Makes Changes For Ohio’s K-12 Schools (WCPN-FM) - May 31, 2011

Dale Butland on Columbus on the Record (WOSU-TV) – May 20, 2011

The largest online e-schools are failing – WKSU 89.7 FM - May 13, 2011

Dale Butland on The Spectrum (WCMH-TV) – May 8, 2011

Budget surplus predicted – WCPN 90.3 FM - May 6, 2011

Dale Butland on Columbus on the Record (WOSU-TV) – April 15, 2011

Janetta King on Columbus on the Record (WOSU-TV) – April 8, 2011

Ohio Group Warns Gov. Kasich of Unintended Job Losses – WSYX ABC6 - April 7, 2011

Rallies for private school funding , WKSU Radio, March 22, 2011

School districts analyzing Govenor Kasich’s proposed budget – WEWS News Net 5 – March 15, 2011

Dale Butland on Columbus on the Record (WOSU-TV) – March 11, 2011

Evaluating Ohio, All Sides with Ann Fisher (on-air appearance on WOSU-FM by Innovation Ohio President Janetta King) - March 8,2011

New Public Policy Think Tank For Progressives  - WCPN 90.3 - February 28, 2011

Media Mentions

Governor’s plane use tops that of Strickland – Columbus Dispatch – December 18, 2011

Ohio Dems spent mapmaking money on PR, lawyer – Associated Press – December 16, 2011

Former State Rep. Stephen Dyer quoted in NYT story on online schools (blog post) – Akron Beacon Journal – December 13, 2011

Conservative Democrat announces run for Ohio House – Fox 19 – December 10, 2011

Double-dip, double-cross , Toledo Blade, December 10, 2011

Anti-Abortion Measure Clears Committee; ACLU Vows To Challenge Bills In Court – Gongwer – December 6, 2011

Ohio hears record bids for tax incentives – Fox 19 – December 5, 2011

Ohio hears record bids for tax incentives – Associated Press – December 5, 2011

When are tax breaks corporate welfare? – Columbus Dispatch – December 4, 2011

Goodbye Chiquita, hello Sears? Ohio Gov. John Kasich digging in on deal for Illinois retailer – Cleveland Plain Dealer – December 4, 2011

GOP, Democrats Spar Over Contracts For Redistricting Consultants – Gongwer – December 2, 2011

Issue 2 fallout: What’s next for Kasich and Ohio GOP? – Canton Repository – November 14, 2011

Tuesday’s results serve as springboard for 2012 – Youngstown Vindicator – November 10, 2011

Ohio voters send mixed signals with Issues 2 and 3; Democrats and Republicans both claim victory – Cleveland Plain Dealer – November 9, 2011

Ohio voters say no to health insurance mandates, older judges – Cleveland Plain Dealer – November 9, 2011

Ohio voters reject new collective bargaining law – Associated Press – November 9, 2011

Ohio Votes to Nullify ObamaCare – New American – November 9, 2011

Ready for Tuesday’s election? – Cleveland Plain Dealer – November 6, 2011

Charter schools draw students and money from high-ranking suburban districts – Cleveland Plain Dealer – November 6, 2011

Ohio voters look set to dump Republicans’ anti-union law – Los Angeles Times – November 5, 2011

Issue 3 sparks health care dialogue – Marietta Times – November 4, 2011

Politics Notebook: Issue 3 mailers prompt Elections complaint – Gongwer – November 4, 2011

The Ohio Tea Party’s Big “Obamacare” Fail – Mother Jones – November 3, 2011

Anti-SB 5 Claims Distort the Truth (editorial) – Wheeling News Register – November 3, 2011

Major Ohio newspapers: Vote No on Issue 3 – Youngstown Vindicator – November 2, 2011

Wow! Democrats on message – Akron Beacon Journal – November 2, 2011

Public paychecks scrutinized in Ohio union fight – Associated Press – November 2, 2011

Issues With Issue 3 – Cleveland Scene – November 2, 2011

Register hosts Issue 2 debate Wednesday at Sandusky State Theatre – Sandusky Register – November 2, 2011

Election 2011 State Issue 3 would block federal health care mandates in the state – Wooster Daily Record – November 2, 2011

Poll shows that Ohioans see SB5 as egregious overreach , Columbus Dispatch, October 30, 2011

Federal mandate on health care law unaffected , Columbus Dispatch, October 30, 2011

Issue 2 on ballot is divisive collective bargaining reform law – Hudson Hub Times – October 30, 2011

Issue 3 low-key, but has long reach , Canton Repository, October 30, 2011

Tea party-supported Issue 3 attempts to block federal health-care mandates – Youngstown Vindicator – October 29, 2011

Reacting after it’s too late [letter] – Youngstown Vindicator – October 29, 2011

What are you fighting for? – Toledo City Paper – October 27, 2011

Liberty or lawsuit ‘orgy’? Issue 3 debaters differ – Columbus Dispatch – October 27, 2011

Ohio’s Issue Initiatives – American Spectator – October 27, 2011

Democrats push early voting; Issue 3 criticisms rebutted; Poll finds Ohioans leery of ‘cccupy,’ tea party movements , Gongwer, October 27, 2011

Issue 3 will disrupt, complicate health care in Ohio , The Athens News, October 26, 2011

Which side in SB 5 argument has best pay deal? – Youngstown Vindicator – October 26, 2011

Explanation: Health insurance and pensions , Wooster Daily Record, October 26, 2011

Cyberschools would receive funding under Michigan state proposal; critics raise concerns , Michigan Live-Kalamazoo, October 24, 2011

Senate Bill 5 provisions – Ravenna Courier – October 23, 2011

Peers: Hollie Hinton a ‘collaborator’ – Chillicothe Gazette – October 23, 2011

Ohio to Vote on Blocking Federal Health Care Mandate – Fox News – October 21, 2011

Regulating animals is a political football – Columbus Dispatch – October 20, 2011

Ohio Issue 3 finally has campaigns on both sides – Columbus Business First – October 19, 2011

Health care amendment’s foes launch opposition PAC – The Hannah Report – October 17,2011

Anti-Issue 3 group plans ads, warns amendment will introduce negative consequences – Gongwer- October 17, 2011

Retirement perk plays major role in city contracts , Toledo Blade, October 16, 2011

Ohio Senate Bill 5 debaters argue merits of anti-collective bargaining law , The Washington Independent, October 14, 2011

Backers, opponents debate merits of SB5 , Columbus Dispatch, October 14, 2011

Debate underscores SB 5 controversy , Toledo Blade, October 14, 2011

Virginia group funding pro-Issue 2 effort , Dayton Daily News, October 14, 2011

Fight Over Issue 2 Heats Up With Debate, Ad Backlash – Gongwer – October 13, 2011

Anti-’Obamacare’ voters courted by pro-Senate Bill 5 campaign, Ohio GOP – The American Independent – October 12,2011

Kasich gives little time to Issue 2 in Findlay – Toledo Blade – October 11, 2011

Kasich says his record much more than SB 5 – Columbus Dispatch – October 10, 2011

Kasich approves more than $240M packages to retain jobs – Dayton Daily News – October 8, 2011

Passionate Issue 2 debate highlights Eagle-Gazette/OU-Lancaster forum – Lancaster Eagle Gazette – October 7, 2011

Ohio Governor Gets a Raise While Slashing Public Services – Mother Jones – October 3, 2011

Issue 2 — as in 2 bad alternatives (commentary) – Toledo Blade – October 2, 2011

Is Kasich worth the $148,165? (editorial) – Youngstown Vindicator – October 2, 2011

Extremist & costly (commentary) – Youngstown Vindicator – October 2, 2011

Ohio GOP lawmakers pushing anti-labor bill collecting perks, benefits they decry in unions , The American Independent, September 30, 2011

State GOP charged with ‘hypocrisy’ – Toledo Blade – September 29, 2011

Issue 2 Battle Continues with Think Tank Accusing Republicans of Hypocrisy – Hannah – September 29, 2011

Anti-SB 5 group sees hypocrisy in Statehouse – Columbus Dispatch – September 29, 2011

Group claims ‘hypocrisy’ among SB5 backers; Building a Better Ohio rebukes claim – Gongwer – September 28, 2011

State leaders „hypocrites‟ on pay and perk, liberal group says – Dayton Daily News – September 28, 2011

New online database shows pay and perks of Senate Bill 5 supporters – Cleveland Plain Dealer – September 28, 2011

Debate over Democratic charter school bill heats up in Senate hearing – Gongwer – September 27, 2011

Lottery game vendor gets racino business , Columbus Dispatch, September 27, 2011

Committee Reports: Senate Education – Hannah – September 27, 2011

Group blasts Taylor’s health care law attacks – Gongwer – September 26, 2011

State lottery’s existing vendor to track electronic slots at horseracing tracks – Columbus Dispatch – September 26, 2011

Ohio to decide three issues after heated fall campaign , News Herald, September 26, 2011

A look at Ohio’s fall ballot issues – Associated Press – September 26, 2011

Liberal group rips Taylor, touts health law , Columbus Dispatch, September 24, 2011

Report recaps health care law’s benefits one year later – Gongwer – September 23, 2011

Think Tank Touts ACA Consumer Protections as Counterpoint to Lt. Gov. Taylor – Hannah Report – September 23, 2011

Group: Ohio health care amendment ‘would be an unmitigated disaster’ – Hudson Hub Times – September 4, 2011

Issue 3’s reach is too wide, foes say – Columbus Dispatch – September 2, 2011

Issue 3 is called broad threat to state health-care programs – Toledo Blade – September 2, 2011

Health-care referendum opponents call Issue 3 ‘disaster’ – Youngstown Vindicator – September 2, 2011

Ohio Anti-Health Reform Initiative Could Threaten School Immunizations And University Insurance Coverage – Think Progress – September 2, 2011

Issue 3 opponents say amendment would disrupt Ohio laws , Columbus Dispatch, September 1, 2011

Opponents of Issue 3 say amendment would interfere with many Ohio laws – Plain Dealer – September 1, 2011

Issue 3 Opponents Warn of Unintended Consequences from Health Care Amendment – Hannah Report – September 1, 2011

Opponents Claim Issue 3 Would Affect Ohio Laws, Rules Beyond U.S. Health Mandate – Gongwer – September 1, 2011

Kasich Tries to Calm Ohio Unions Pushing Vote on Bargaining Law – Bloomberg – August 24, 2011

Kasich: Learn from Ohio – Columbus Dispatch – August 21, 2011

Ohio gov seeks to stop union law repeal effort – Associated Press – August 18, 2011

John Kasich seeks to stop union law repeal effort , Huffington Post, August 17, 2011

Corporate higher ed (editorial) – Toledo Blade – August 16, 2011

Shrinking State Government Accelerates Under Kasich – Gongwer – August 15, 2011

UT, BGSU will weigh cutting some state ties – Toledo Blade – August 12, 2011

“Enterprise” University Plan Faces Swift Questions – Hannah Report – August 11, 2011

Ballot language for SB 5 referendum to be decided today , Cleveland Plain Dealer, August 3, 2011

Husted wants “no” to mean “no” to Senate Bill 5 – Columbus Dispatch Daily Briefing – August 2, 2011

Politics Notebook: Group says referendum always a ‘no’ – Gongwer – August 2, 2011

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland starts consulting firm with many of his top advisors , Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 27, 2011

JobsOhio Opens For Business – Gongwer – July 11, 2011

Kasich fights a revolution – for the favored (editorial) – Toledo Blade – July 10, 2011

Marathon expanding with aid of tax breaks – Columbus Dispatch – July 1, 2011

Kasich cites Marathon Petroleum’s jobs in Ohio – Columbus Dispatch – June 30, 2011

Budget Reactions – Hannah Report – June 30, 2011

Gov. Kasich signs ‘new day’ budget for Ohio – Columbus Dispatch – June 30, 2011

Jon Husted’s all heart – The Other Paper – June 30, 2011

Kasich to tout ‘reform budget’ on road , Columbus Dispatch, June 29, 2011

Tax cut for Ohio investors makes way into budget , Columbus Dispatch, June 28, 2011

Investment Ohio offers tax break , Marietta Times, June 24, 2011

Kaish’s $55.5 billion Ohio budget will sell prisons , Bloomberg, June 24, 2011

Ohio Senate Bill Seeks To Incentivize Charter-School Quality – Huffington Post – June 24, 2011

Bill would block student transfer to charters performing worse than district school – Gongwer – June 21, 2011

Casino deal to add slots to Ohio’s horse tracks brings less than previous plan; consultant Moelis to claim $11 million – Cleveland Plain Dealer – June 19, 2011

Casino deal a win for almost everyone – Columbus Dispatch – June 19, 2011

Critics of Ohio lottery privitization, slots grow , Toledo Free Press, June 18, 2011

Critics of Ohio lottery privatization, slots grow – Associated Press – June 17, 2011

Groups from both sides of political spectrum question casino deal – Gongwer Report – June 16, 2011

Kasich casino deal a winner to some, a loser to others – Columbus Government Examiner – June 16, 2011

Keep Ohio estate tax (editorial) – Toledo Blade – June 15, 2011

Mother Jones Who’s getting screwed by Ohio’s budget cuts , June 14, 2013

Group: state budget hole was $5 billion, not $8 billion – Cuyahoga Falls News Press – June 10, 2011

Editorial:  Short Takes , Columbus Dispatch, June 9, 2011

Group says move estate tax to $1M, but don’t kill it – Columbus Dispatch – June 9, 2011

Ohio Senate passes $55.7 billion state budget – Forbes – June 8, 2011

Limit on union wage cut proposed – Toledo Blade – June 8, 2011

Liberal think tank questions Ohio’s budget gap , Canton Repository, June 8, 2011

Libertal think tank questions Ohio’s budget gap, Massillon Independent Online, June 8, 2011

Liberal think tank questions $8B budget gap figure – Associated Press – June 7, 2011

Anti-Kasich group says gov’s budget shortfall games ‘deceitful and shameful’ – Columbus Government Examiner – June 7, 2011

$8 Billion Budget Hole Republican Ploy for ‘Extremist’ Fiscal Policies, Says Innovation Ohio – Hannah Report – June 7, 2011

School funding to suffer under Ohio budget – Lima News – June 7, 2011

Group offers OU-C students its take on budget – Chillicothe Gazette – June 1, 2011

Ohio legislation favors White Hat charter schools , Dayton Daily News- May 28, 2011

Ohio legislation favors White Hat charter schools , Springfield News Sun, May 28, 2011

Ohio schools cut jobs anticipating funding cuts, Bloomberg Businessweek, May 26, 2011

Ohio schools cut jobs anticipating funding cuts – Associated Press – May 25, 2011

Kasich, Rhee movie night latest scene in epic battle of public, private schools - Columbus Government Examiner – May 19, 2011

Charter changes (editorial) – Toledo Blade – May 15, 2011

Dyer, Innovation Ohio: Distance learning good, state e-school governance bad – Hannah – May 13, 2011

Group says ‘pay-to-play’ behind GOP support for e-schools – Gongwer – May 13, 2011

Poor-performing e-schools a waste of Ohio’s money, critics say – Columbus Dispatch – May 13, 2011

Campaign donations did not affect charter school legislation, says speaker – Dayton Daily News – May 13, 2011

Report rips Ohio’s e-schools for poor performance and graduation rates – Cleveland Plain Dealer – May 13, 2011

Charter school amendments in Ohio House would favor for-profit operators – Cleveland Plain Dealer – April 30, 2011

Politics Notebook: Group Seeks BWC Council Audit – Gongwer – April 28, 2011

Ohio governor signs $579M workers’ comp budget – Cincinnati Enquirer (Associated Press) – April 27, 2011

Yost asked to audit WCC – Columbus Dispatch Daily Briefing Blog – April 26, 2011

Anybody work there? The curious story of a $923,000 line item in the workers’ comp budget – Akron Beacon Journal – April 26, 2011

Group Calls For Audit Of Workers Comp Panel – WCPN – April 26, 2011

Group calls for audit of workers comp panel , Ideastream, April 26, 2011

Workers’ Compensation Council ‘rips off’ taxpayers, think tank says – Dayton Daily News – April 24, 2011

Jobless benefits, assistance blunted ’09 income losses – Zanesville Times Register – April 23, 2011

Politics Notebook: BWC Council in Crosshairs - Gongwer News Service – April 21, 2011

Million-dollar BWC panel seems to have run aground – Columbus Dispatch – April 21, 2011

Gov. John Kasich’s feverish first months produce a record of accomplishment, controversy – Cleveland Plain Dealer – April 19, 2011

Kasich’s Beginning: An adventurous, divisive 100 days – Columbus Dispatch – April 19, 2011

Innovation Ohio says budget provision allows ‘unchecked power’ to contract state services , Gongwer, April 12, 2011

Study- Public sector to lose 51,000 jobs, 26,000 of those teachers, with new budget , Wooster Daily Record, April 10, 2011

Pension changes could save schools $229 millioan a year , Dayton Daily News, April 8, 2011

Think tank: Kasich budget could cost Ohio 51,000 jobs – Dix Newspapers – April 8, 2011

Study: 51,000 Will Lose Jobs With Kasich’s Budget Plan – WHIO-TV – April 7, 2011

Group Says Kasich Budget Will Put at Least 51,000 Out of Work – Gongwer – April 7, 2011

Liberal think tank says Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s budget proposal could mean 51,000 jobs lost – Cleveland Plain Dealer – April 7, 2011

Analysis: Ohio union law could save state $191M , Cincinnati Enquirer, April 4, 2011

Analysis: Ohio union law could save state $191M – Associated Press – April 1, 2011

Kasich signs SB5, but fight isn’t over – Columbus Dispatch – April 1, 2011

Ohio school cuts show pain only more layoffs, higher local taxes can remedy – Columbus Government Examiner – March 31, 2011

What would Ohio do? – Akron Beacon Journal – March 29, 2011

School budget reports lacked some data , March 26, 2011

Analysis of school funding contradicts report – Dayton Daily News - March 26, 2011

Nearly all Ohio school districts face cuts Group’s state numbers ‘flatly contradict’ Kasich on budget projections – Akron Beacon Journal – March 26, 2011

Group: Here are real school funding numbers – Cincinnati Enquirer – March 25, 2011

Numbers Game: More Questions Raised over Veracity of School Funding Data – Gongwer – March 25, 2011

EBM gets temporary replacement in Governor’s budget proposal; groups question funding plan, Gongwer, March 23, 2011

School-choice options advocated at rally – Columbus Dispatch – March 23, 2011

Hundreds rally for school choice in Columbus – Lima News – March 23, 2011

Prison official outlines reasons for sale decision – Toledo Blade – March 22, 2011

Kasich budget cuts local governments, sells assets, revamps numerous programs - Gongwer – March 16, 2011

Kasich’s beliefs at heart of plan – Columbus Dispatch – March 16, 2011

John Kasich unveils budget cut plan – Huffington Post – March 16, 2011

Kasich cuts spending for schools, governments – Toledo Blade – March 16, 2011

Kasich’s budget slashes aid to local governments – Columbus Dispatch – March 15, 2011

Ohio gov’s budget calls for selling 5 prisons – CNBC – March 15, 2011

Kasich Playing by His Rules- The Columbus Dispatch – March 9,2011

Reaction: Democrats Rip Address as Political, Lacking Action; GOP Leaders Laud Governor’s ‘Vision’ – Gongwer -March 8, 2011

Progressives Assail GOP Bargaining Bill; Capitol Braces for Protests as Senate Panel Votes; Statehood Day Cancelled – February 28, 2011

Tension builds over collective-bargaining bill in Ohio Senate – The Columbus Dispatch – February 28, 2011

With collective bargaining law in place, Ohio teachers already cutting pay, according to study – Cleveland Plain Dealer – February 28, 2011

Ex-Strickland aide heads new progressive think tank – Dayton Daily News - February 28, 2011

Progressives Assail GOP Bargaining Bill; Capitol Braces for Protests as Senate Panel Votes- Gongwer – February 28, 2011

New Policy Group Debuts with Harsh Words on Collective Bargaining – The Hannah Report – February 28, 2011