Whispers Of Compromise On Senate Bill 5 Referendum

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The Ohio Statehouse(Photo: tlarrow (flickr))
The Ohio Statehouse(Photo: tlarrow (flickr))

Ohioans may soon be bombarded with millions of dollars worth of TV ads on that strongly-contested ballot issue that asks whether voters want to keep or kill the new collective bargaining law for public employees. Unions, Democrats, and their allies plan aggressive ads calling for a NO vote, so the law would be wiped out. Republicans, business advocates, and taxpayer advocates plan a blitz calling for a YES vote, so the law could take effect. But there’s one scenario where this divisive bitter campaign could be avoided. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen reports on this long-shot idea.

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