One of the last ‘acts’ that Mike DeWine did as Ohio Attorney General was to file a motion to dismiss the lawsuit that is in front of a three-judge panel in federal court in Cincinnati. DeWine continued his penchant for wasting Ohioans tax dollars. Fortunately, late today the same three-judge panel dismissed DeWine’s request. Thus, the lawsuit will continue as scheduled on March 4. Below are links to important articles about this suit.
In large part due to significant public pushback, the Ohio House failed to override Governor Kasich’s veto of their Medicaid Expansion freeze. This is great news for Ohio, as estimates had the freeze causing 500,000 Ohioans to lose coverage. However, this issue is not settled, as Speaker Rosenberger has stated that the chamber may revisit overriding the veto in the future.
Gov. John Kasich signed the next state budget into law late Friday night but not before vetoing a proposed freeze on Medicaid expansion enrollment.
In Gettysburg, PA, during October 2016, Trump released a plan for his first 100 days in office. His plan outlined three main areas of focus: 1) ‘Drain The Swamp’ by cleaning up Washington including imposing term limits on Congress; 2) Protecting American workers; 3) Restoring rule of law.
But here’s what you are actually getting between repeal with no replacement of the ACA, campaign lies, conflicts of interest and ‘ick picks’ for cabinet nominations and/or appointments. Here are links to articles too numerous to post.
John Kasich has never met a cut he didn’t like. During his tenure, so far Kasich has cut $500 million from public education and enacted massive budget cuts to local governments, all to pay for a massive tax cut for the rich. This has resulted in a $1 billion budget deficit.
These policies have devastated Ohio communities. Cities and towns have been forced to raise property taxes to pay for the schools and public safety personnel that are so important to our families.
Now it is time to look closely at the the 2017-2018 proposed budget and what it will do to our communities this time around.