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EVENT: Everytown For Gun Safety launch today uniting multiple organizations

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

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 ‘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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Maine Gov. Paul LePage Vetoes Popular, Bipartisan Solar Energy Bill

This leaves Maine as the only New England state without a policy in place to encourage homes and businesses to install solar projects.The post Maine Gov. Paul LePage Vetoes Popular, Bipartisan Solar Energy Bill appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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The Government Listens To Lobbyists And The Wealthy, Not You And I

New research finds that average citizens have next to no influence on passing public policy.The post The Government Listens To Lobbyists And The Wealthy, Not You And I appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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Senator Orrin Hatch Slams Democrats For Wanting To Do What Senator Orrin Hatch Did In 2003

Orrin Hatch thinks is would be "disastrous" if the Senate Judiciary Committee followed Orrin Hatch's lead.The post Senator Orrin Hatch Slams Democrats For Wanting To Do What Senator Orrin Hatch Did In 2003 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

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