Posts Tagged ‘Ohio politics’

Mar
2012
6

Ohio Dems Witness Organizing and Fundraising Boom, Expect the State to Go Obama’s Way in 2012

An article published this morning suggests that Ohio Governor John Kasich’s hot pursuit of anti-collective bargaining legislation last year has caused tremendous damage to the Republican party in 2012 and provided Democrats with a tangible boost: Ohio Democrats are enjoying greater fundraising and the unlikely return of middle class...
Dec
2011
26

Ohio Dem Pushes for Law to Incentivize U.S. Hiring as Chamber Receives Largest JobsOhio Grants

Ohio Dem Pushes for Law to Incentivize U.S. Hiring as Chamber Receives Largest JobsOhio Grants
With Governor John Kasich’s JobsOhio program dishing out grants for the 2012 fiscal year, one Ohio Democrat is pushing legislation that would “encourage responsible and thoughtful economic development” by requiring corporations that receive state assistance to employ workers in the United States. Vindy.com published comments made...
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Nov
2011
17

Has the GOP Finally Lost the Faith of Working Class Whites?

Has the GOP Finally Lost the Faith of Working Class Whites?
The GOP’s goal of recapturing the White House in 2012 is looking less likely in the aftermath of Ohio’s SB5 repeal. Voting results show that many working class Whites broke party lines to vote against the measure. As the GOP distances itself from Labor in a time of economic hardship, their relationship with working class ...