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Bill prohibiting mandatory nurse overtime moves on to Senate

BY: - March 12, 2020

A bill prohibiting overtime as a condition of employment for nurses is headed to its second hurdle to passage. A Senate committee will now consider the bill that has the support of nurses groups and individual medical professionals, along with a House vote approving the bill on an 80-13 vote. Speaker Larry Householder voted in […]

Man fishing on Cuyahoga River with Cleveland in background

Ohio is flat, rural, red and boring. Except that it’s not.

BY: - February 10, 2020

Ohio is flatland corn country. It’s rural and red and full of white people who drink mass-produced American lager and like football. Oh, and it’s boring, painfully boring. It’s not that these statements are entirely inaccurate, but the massive generalizations they represent are wildly off base.  In reality, while Ohio boasts plenty of flat corn […]

4 takeaways from Ohio’s recent campaign finance filings 

BY: - February 4, 2020

Flipping the Ohio Supreme Court and making inroads within the Statehouse chambers was already going to be a challenge for Democrats in 2020. A money disadvantage will make things even tougher. The party is being outraised and outspent by its opposition, campaign finance reports show.  The most recent reporting deadline was Jan. 31, with candidates’ […]