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State bill strengthens gays’ rights in Ohio

lazyfish lazyfish

The Dispatch wrote Bill strengthens gays’ rights Lawmakers try again to ban discrimination based on sex orientation By Jim Siegel Wednesday, March 12, 2008 Nothing in Ohio law stops companies from firing people because they are gay, just as there is nothing to stop landlords from refusing to rent to homosexuals. Past legislative efforts to […]


Sick Days are popular, bonds not so much

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Sick-day proposal popular Ohioans split on Strickland’s idea to sell bonds to add jobs Monday, March 10, 2008 BY DARREL ROWLAND Even with the lure of 80,000 new jobs, Ohioans are far from sold on Gov. Ted Strickland’s $1.7 billion economic-stimulus plan. A proposal to require most Ohio employers to provide at […]


Casino backers want your signatures

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Dispatch wrote Casino backers want your signatures Posted by James Nash, Statehouse reporter on March 4, 2008 The casino group, MyOhioNow.com, needs more than 400,000 signatures by August to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would authorize a $600 million casino resort off Interstate 71 midway between Columbus and Cincinnati. MyOhioNow.com, […]


The Ohio Voter YOU Don’t Know

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EDIT: with Hillary’s help of course…


Clinton wins Ohio and Rhode Island, leads in Texas


The Dispatch wrote Clinton gets job done in Ohio; wins Rhode Island, leads in Texas Wednesday, March 5, 2008 By Joe Hallett and Jonathan Riskind With daughter Chelsea Clinton applauding among the confetti, Sen. Hillary Clinton acknowledges applause from supporters inside the Columbus Athenaeum, where she announced her victory in the Ohio Democratic primary.Ohio kept […]


Tracking the Ohio Primary Voting Results

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CNN wrote Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain will win the Vermont primaries, CNN projects Vermont gives Obama his 12th consecutive win and puts McCain 17 delegates closer to clinching the Republican nomination. In addition to Vermont, Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island are also holding contests Tuesday. In Texas, Sen. Hillary Clinton holds a two-to-one […]


Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results


Business Courier of Cincinnati wrote Outdoor billboards to display Ohio primary results Travelers will get updates on Ohio’s primary results March 4, on digital billboards across the state, according to the Outdoor Advertising Association of Ohio and Lamar Advertising. The billboards will display real-time election results, provided by the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, the […]

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