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Chamber’s Government Day Considers Education, Transportation

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Chamber’s Government Day Considers Education, Transportation

Friday was a day of political engagement as the Columbus Chamber of Commerce put on their 11th annual Government Day. Local and state party leaders, political strategists and local business owners discussed many of the main challenges Columbus is presently facing — from lack of faith in the school system to shortcomings in public transportation […]

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Kasich’s Record with Women Tarnishes Moderate Reputation

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Kasich’s Record with Women Tarnishes Moderate Reputation

Presidential candidate and Ohio Governor, John Kasich hasn’t lost much support, but he’s still trailing behind Donald Trump since controversy stirred this week surrounding Kasich’s comments about women leaving the kitchen to support him. Quinnipiac University Poll surveyed Ohio voters yesterday to see, if the primaries were today, how Republican and Democrat primary voters would […]

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New Bills Address Disposal of Fetal Remains After Abortions

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Bills Address Disposal of Fetal Remains After Abortions

The start of the year came with two new bills placing restrictions around the abortion process for Ohio women. House Bills 417 and 419 come with mandates for the disposal of fetal remains, including a provision that a woman seeking an abortion must choose either cremation or burial. There is no option for donating the […]

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Marriage Equality Comes to Ohio

Walker Evans Walker Evans Marriage Equality Comes to Ohio

The US Supreme Court reached the long-awaited verdict today that removes all state bans of same-sex marriage, which includes the ban that the State of Ohio enacted in 2004. The decision was reached in a 5-4 verdict. “Today the Supreme Court affirmed what we have always known: we are equal,” said Equality Ohio executive director Elyzabeth […]

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