WOSU News Archives For: June 28, 2012

DeWine: Ruling Makes Health Care The Predominant Campaign Issue

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.
11:06AM
June 28, 2012

The Ohio Attorney General led the state’s challenge to the Affordable Care Act, which was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court today.

Former SB5 Activists Trying To Push Obama To Second Term

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Thousands of public workers turned out last year to protest Senate Bill 5, including police officers, teachers and fire fighters.
7:58AM
June
28, 2012

It’s been a year since opponents of a collective bargaining law paraded in downtown Columbus to hand over petitions that would put the issue on the statewide ballot, where it was repealed. Now, some of the backers of that effort are using it to convince Ohioans to re-elect President Obama.

Supreme Court Upholds Affordable Care Act

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Ohio has some 1.5 million uninsured people, or about 14 percent of the population.
7:22AM
June 28, 2012

The Supreme Court has upheld the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul — ruling in favor of the requirement that most Americans can be required to have health insurance, or else pay a penalty.