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Legal Assistance for Citizens Dealing with Oil & Gas in Ohio

Press Release from People’s Oil & Gas Collaborative- Ohio (POGCO) Akron, OH.  As the oil and gas boom grows in Ohio, first after HB 278 (2004) opened up community neighborhoods for exploration and later as industrial scale horizontal operations commenced in Northeast Ohio, a team of volunteers has worked together to quietly assist those in need. […]

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Big cuts for the wealthy, few new jobs

Big tax breaks to the wealthy in MBR, with little job growth; unemployment rate falls as workers leave the labor force; the Supreme Court gives predatory payday lenders a pass on triple digit interest rates; but severance taxes to cover public costs of fracking are “puny;” and Director Amy Hanauer to rally the City Club of Cleveland on making our Ohio economy work…for all of us.

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ODP Chairman Statement on RNC Selection of Cleveland for the 2016 RNC National Convention

COLUMBUS – This afternoon, the Republican National Committee announced that it had selected Cleveland to be the host city for the 2016 RNC National Convention.  In response to today’s RNC Announcement, Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris Redfern released the following statement: “It is great that Republicans across the country will spend seven days in Cuyahoga County seeing […]

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Cuts and Breaks, but Few New Jobs

Post from: http://www.policymattersohio.org/ Big tax breaks to the wealthy in MBR, with little job growth; unemployment rate falls as workers leave the labor force; the Supreme Court gives predatory payday lenders a pass on triple digit interest rates; but severance taxes to cover public costs of fracking are “puny;” and Director Amy Hanauer to rally the City Club of Cleveland […]

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Problems continue to mount for charter schools in Ohio

The headline in Sunday’s Akron Beacon Journal, “Ohio taxpayers provide jobs to Turkish immigrants through charter schools,” undoubtedly triggered a we-told-you-so reaction from Ohioans who have long complained about the lack of accountability, the absence of stringent regulations and unimpressive academic results of this singular Republican initiative. After two decades, during which hundreds of millions […]

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Cuts and Breaks, but Few New Jobs

Big tax breaks to the welathy in MBR, with little job growth; unemployment rate falls as workers leave the labor force; the Supreme Court gives predatory payday lenders a pass on triple digit interest rates; but severance taxes to cover public costs of fracking are “puny;” and Director Amy Hanauer to rally the City Club of Cleveland on making our Ohio economy work…for all of us.

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Ohio’s tax cuts favor the affluent, do not create jobs

Ohio’s new tax cuts favor the wealthy,  families and neighborhoods pay.  Abandoned houses dot the landscape, community efforts to get quality pre-K off the ground need a boost, and shocking infant mortality rates go unchecked, while jobs growth languishes.

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Equity & Adequacy Of School Funding

News Release from The Ohio Coalition for Equity & Adequacy Of School Funding News release— contact William L. Phillis, 614-228-6540 Columbus, OH…The revelation that some of the board members of Horizon Science Academy and Noble Academy charter schools are not U.S. citizens is shocking to the members of the Steering Committee of the Ohio Coalition for Equity […]

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Progress Ohio on WOUC (PBS) – Zanesville, OH

Progress Ohio on WOUC (PBS) – Zanesville, OH 07/06/2014 16:42:38 The State of Ohio (News) … issue of standing — ruling against thompson, who argued for the liberal group progress ohio in the jobsohio case. the court decided that progress ohio and two democratic lawmakers did not have standing …
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