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By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Sep 18, 2014 4:10 AM | 7
U.S. Southern District Court Judge Timothy Black declared Ohio’s ‘false statement’ law unconstitutional, and now a potential appeal of that ruling may muzzle free speech
By Jason Hart | Watchdog.org | Sep 17, 2014 9:28 AM | 37
Ohio Medicaid enrollment under Gov. John Kasich's Obamacare expansion hit 367,395 in August, passing the Republican governor's projection for July 2015.
By Jason Hart | Watchdog.org | Sep 16, 2014 10:03 AM | 67
Average teacher salaries have dropped in 300 Ohio public school districts since Gov. John Kasich took office in 2011, but have increased in 259 districts.
By Jason Hart | Watchdog.org | Sep 15, 2014 1:22 PM | 27
Ohio's largest labor union will issue partial fee refunds and reduce mandatory "fair share" fees taken from teachers under a class-action settlement approved by a federal judge on Sept. 9.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Sep 12, 2014 2:35 PM | 29
After four years and a trip to the U.S. Supreme Court, an Ohio law that made it a crime to utter false statements about a candidate or politician has been declared unconstitutional.
By Maggie Thurber | Watchdog.org | Sep 11, 2014 5:00 AM
It’s a familiar complaint: community schools siphon money from traditional public schools. In Ohio, that's true, but only if you look at a single funding source. Ohio’s school funding is complicated, which makes it hard for citizens to decipher and easy for special interests to spin.
By Jason Hart | Watchdog.org | Sep 11, 2014 5:00 AM | 247
A teachers union whose members are paid an average of over $61,000 announced on Monday its intent to strike starting Sept. 19 after weeks of what the school district describes as "bad faith bargaining."
By Contributor | Watchdog.org | Sep 10, 2014 1:45 PM | 7
Should the public get the details on threats to the governor? The Ohio Supreme Court doesn't think so.
By Contributor | Watchdog.org | Sep 09, 2014 2:25 PM
Ohio legislators have joined the state in appealing a federal court ruling ordering the state to restore early voting.
By Jason Hart | Watchdog.org | Sep 08, 2014 9:32 AM | 41
Ohio Governor John Kasich's cuts to local government funding have been nothing like the disaster critics describe, according to a new report from the free market Buckeye Institute for Public Policy Solutions.