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ProgressOhio Statement on Today’s Supreme Court Ruling

Contact: Brian Rothenberg, ProgressOhio Phone: 614.411-9145 ProgressOhio Executive Director Brian Rothenberg made the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s rulings on Hobby Lobby case: 88% of women under 45 will at some point use the types of contraceptives covered […]
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PO conducting interviews; another former Gulen teacher speaks out

ProgressOhio has been looking into irregularities at Gulen-run charter schools for several months.  While our research is in the early stages, the Ohio Department of Education’s dismissive tone about the already-published charges of former teacher Matthew Blair compel me to release one of the interviews that already is complete. See below. As you will see, […]

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Going to ComFest? Join Us

If you’re heading to Comfest on Saturday, please plan to come the Peace Tent at noon and participate in a discussionVote It’s Your Right. ProgressOhio Executive Director, Brian Rothenberg, will be leading the conversation. While Camille Wimbush Esq. Election Administration Director of Ohio Voice will provide updated information and answer questions. Special guest will be former Ohio Secretary of State […]

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Carney Urges Yost to Complete Charter School Probe

Statement released by Carney’s team: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THURSDAY, JUNE 27, 2014 Contact: Kelley Ashford, (740) 478-9317 CARNEY URGES YOST TO COMPLETE CHARTER SCHOOL PROBE Request Comes After Multiple Allegations of Malpractice  COLUMBUS, Ohio – Today, State Auditor candidate and State Representative John Patrick Carney (D-Clintonville) joined in the effort to urge State Auditor David Yost to […]

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Law That Keeps Anti-Choice Protestors 35 Feet Away From Abortion Clinics

This morning, the Supreme Court unanimously struck down a 2007 Massachusetts law that established and protected clinic buffer zones — a mandated 35-foot distance intended to keep anti-choice protestors and self-proclaimed “sidewalk counselors” away from people seeking health services. These zones have been credited with creating a safe, clear path for those who, for a […]

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Columbus Delegation Feels Good About Convention Pitch

COLUMBUS, Ohio - A delegation of Columbus Democrats made their pitch to host the 2016 Democratic Convention in Washington D.C. on Monday. With Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman leading the delegation, the team met with the Democratic National Committee explaining why the Democrats should choose Columbus for the 2016 national convention. “It was a good presentation […]

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Columbus To Receive Site Visit For Democratic Convention – NBC4: Columbus, Ohio News, Weather, and Sports (WCMH-TV)

NBC4: Columbus, Ohio News, Weather, and Sports (WCMH-TV)COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus has advanced to the next phase of the selection process to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Columbus officials said the city will be receiving a site survey in July or August 214 as part of the bid process. “There are few events that […]

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State Attorney General Alerted to Illegal Orders by ODNR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2014 – The FreshWater Accountability Project (FWAP), a grassroots non-profit water protection organization, today demanded that the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) cancel the temporary authorizations issued for at least 23 toxic and radioactive fracking waste facilities in Ohio. The facilities granted Chief’s Orders to operate include open pit […]

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Mike DeWine: More Extreme Than State Rep John Becker

The Columbus Dispatch reported today that State Rep. John Becker, arguably the most extreme and misinformed Republican in the entire Ohio General Assembly, has plans to revise his bill to ban insurance coverage for birth control.   The current version of the bill would make it illegal to use IUDs.  When originally asked about the ban, Becker said he believed IUDs caused abortions, […]

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Citizen Koch Movie- Tonight at 5:30pm

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