On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
The sponsor of an Ohio measure aimed at curbing the collective bargaining rights of public workers has been named to a panel that oversees the health of the state’s public pension funds.
Gov. John Kasich says he and other supporters will keep working to persuade voters to keep an Ohio law that limits the bargaining rights of 350,000 public workers, while
a new poll suggests that’s going to be hard work.
Supporters of Senate Bill 5 and Issue #2 argue that pay and benefit compensation of public workers now exceeds that of their private sector peers. Opponents of the limits on public unions disagree. What do you think? Are public employees fairly compensated?
Toledo mayor and former firefighter Mike Bell says the collective bargaining law gives local governments important tools for balancing their budgets.
The alliance leading efforts to repeal Senate Bill 5 have submitted more than a million signatures, virtually assuring the issue will appear on the November ballot. Columbus firefighters and police officers marched in the parade that escorted the petitions to the Statehouse.