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In the news: Same-Sex Wedding Receptions Under Review

via ABC6
DOWNTOWN COLUMBUS (Chelsea Spears) — After a federal judge ruled on Monday that Ohio must recognize same-sex marriages from other states, state leaders are reviewing who can have a wedding at the Ohio statehouse.

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VIDEO: Everytown for Gun Safety Announcement

What: Mayors, moms, gun violence survivors, faith leaders, and other Ohioans will gather today to launch ‘Everytown for Gun Safety’ a new gun violence prevention group
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Kasich Promises Last Year’s Tax Breaks For This Year’s Donations

For the past few months, John Kasich’s campaign has been running deceitful ads trying to convince his supporters that a donation to John Kasich in 2014 can be used for a tax credit on 2013 tax filings.
This is a lie.
The ads look something like this:

The implication is obvious: give me some cash now, and you can take it off your taxes on April 15th (today).

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EVENT: Everytown For Gun Safety launch today uniting multiple organizations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2014
CONTACT
Taylor Maxwell: taylor.maxwell@berlinrosen.com

*** Media and Event Advisory ***
 ‘EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY’ TO LAUNCH TODAY IN COLUMBUS, UNITING MAYORS, MOMS, GUN VIOLENCE SURVIVORS, FAITH LEADERS, AND OTHER OHIOANS TO END GUN VIOLENCE

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How Much Do Offshore Tax Havens Cost You?

Fair Tax Policy

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Ohio House Adopts Value-Added Reporting Changes That Benefit Charter Schools


House Bill 487 contains all of the education related components of John Kasich’s recent budget bill and was adopted by the Ohio House this week after being amended by the House Education Committee.  One of the amendments added by the committee that has not received any press is a proposed change in the way value-added results would be calculated and graded on school and district report cards.

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Kasich’s Soul Brothers May Be Absentees This Year


I doubt that two of Gov. Kasich’s old Republican friends will be turning up at the governor’s campaign  appearances this year:  Mitt Romney and Chris Christie.
The Columbus Dispatch, long friendly to the governor, has published before -and-after photos of  Kasich with Mitt in 2012 at Otterbein University.  A big Romney campaign sign in a photo that turned up on Kasich’s campaign website, revealed Republican Mitt Romney’s motto: Real Change Day One…

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E-Clips for 4/15/2014


Former President Clinton to speak in Ohio
Former President Bill Clinton will headline an Ohio Democratic Party event this summer.

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Federal Judge Set To Issue Key Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling


BY AMANDA LEE MYERS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge is expected to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet for gay marriage in Ohio by ordering the state to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in states that allow same-sex marriage.

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April 16th Rally Against Gun Violence

A year ago, a minority in the Senate voted to block legislation that would have required background checks for all commercial gun sales and saved lives. But even though Congress has stalled, we’ve seen victories in states and cities all over the country, and our movement is stronger than ever. There’s a lot left to do, and your participation in the movement is crucial to passing common-sense laws all over the country.

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