With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Opponents of Senate Bill 5 and Issue 2 have increased their lead to 25 percent in the last poll.
A new report says the collective bargaining practices cut by Senate Bill 5 have saved the state more than $1 billion since 2008.
Monday’s debate featured two Democrats on opposite sides of Ohio’s new collective bargaining law.
Ads occasionally use video from the opposing side, but the new Issue 2 spot doesn’t identify the speaker as an Issue 2 opponent.
State data reviewed by The Associated Press show eight in 10 unionized government workers in Ohio would pay more toward their health insurance premiums if voters retain a
new collective bargaining law in November.
The new survey hints at voters backing away from repealing Senate Bill 5.
Supporters of Ohio’s new collective bargaining law seem to be softening their criticism of public employees.
A new television ad highlights parts of the law that have proven most-popular in polls.
The study gives added ammunition to supporters of reducing the power of public employee unions.
Vice President Joe Biden will speak to a major union Labor Day gathering in the key electoral state of Ohio, as the Obama administration works on ways to counter the nation’s unemployment woes.