Following the repeal of the Ohio House GOP amendment that threatened to cut local government funding by 10 percent for any county that mailed absentee ballots to their residents, Cuyahoga County Executive and democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald appeared on MSNBC to discuss his role in this victory for Ohio and voting rights.
Today, Governor Kasich will fly, ironically enough, to host a “Construction Season Kick Off” in Toledo and continue to tout Ohio’s economic “miracle.” But for many, his words will fall on protective earmuffs. Here’s a real look at what Governor Kasich’s done to Ohio’s construction industry
Rachel Maddow took to the airwaves to tout Ed’s latest victory against Ohio Republicans. It was pretty great — she called him “Fitz of Fury.”
Democratic candidate for State Auditor John Patrick Carney released the following statement on the Ohio House GOP’s voter-suppression amendment to the Mid-Biennium Review. Under the amendment, any county that mails out absentee ballots to its residents would have its local government funds cut by ten percent.
Yesterday, Ohio Statehouse Republicans passed an amendment to penalize any Ohio county that mails absentee ballots to their residents by cutting their local government funding by 10 percent. In defense of the amendment which leverages funds for police and public schools to enforce voter suppression laws, a GOP spokesman made the following comparison: