Will Senate Bill 5 Survive The Referendum?
This week Columbus on the Record panelists discuss Senate Bill 5, the hotly-disputed bill that effects collective bargaining. While a referendum vote 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.
Also this week: Senate Bill 5 is causing public unions to make more concessions; the Ohio Senate quickly puts the breaks on a photo-id bill; the budget wrangling continues; and Ken Blackwell chooses not to run for senate.
- Bill Cohen (Ohio Public Radio)
- Darrel Rowland (The Columbus Dispatch)
- Bob Clegg (Republican Strategist)
- Janetta King (Innovation Ohio)
- Secretary of State Jon Husted rejects splitting SB 5 referendum (The Columbus Dispatch)
- More and more wage-benefit contracts are being settled before Senate Bill 5 takes effect (WOSU)
- Senate GOP leaders pull voter-ID from House Bill 194, but the issue is not dead (The Columbus Dispatch)
- Petitioners for We Are Ohio says it has enough signatures for a voter referendum on SB5 (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)
- Ken Blackwell won’t run for Senate in 2012 (The Columbus Dispatch)