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SB5 is Dead, But Battles Over Unions Continue

Panelists discuss a new group called Ohioans for Workplace Freedom that has launched an effort to make Ohio a “right to work” state, via a constitutional amendment.

John Kasich’s First Six Months in Office

This week, Columbus on the Record panelists discuss Governor John Kasich’s first six months in office, what he’s accomplished, and what’s still to come.

1,298,301 Signatures Collected In Favor Of Collective Bargaining

We Are Ohio, the group leading the Senate Bill 5 referendum effort, collected a million more signatures than the 231,000 required to have SB5 placed before voters this autumn.

Might Unions and GOP Settle SB-5 Before Vote?

Might Republicans and unions follow the lead of the Ohio farmers and The Humane Society and negotiate to keep collective bargaining off the fall ballot?

Will Senate Bill 5 Survive The Referendum?

While a referendum of Senate Bill 5 looks like a certainty, backers of the measure have tried and failed to subdivide the bill for the upcoming election in an effort to keep parts of it.

Wednesday Round up – Voter ID and Bestiality Ban

After appearing stalled, a requirement that voters show a photo-id is heading toward approval.

Questions About Governor Kasich’s Budget Numbers

Opponents of Ohio’s new collective bargaining law have taken the first step in their fight to repeal its limits on public workers’ union rights

Analysis of John Kasich’s State of the State Address

An analysis of John Kasich’s State of the State Address and discussions of the proposed collective bargaining overhaul being debated in the Ohio House.

Unions Protest at Ohio Statehouse

As union representatives protest at the Statehouse, some ask: are unions still necessary?

Ohio Public Employee Unions Fight for Survival

Ohio Public Employee Unions are fighting for survival. Are state employees overpaid?