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Union Bill Sponsor Joins Ohio Public Pension Panel

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Ohio Flag
2:06PM
February 27, 2013

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.

John Kasich Vows To Keep Working for SB5 Despite Weak Poll Numbers

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John Kasich says he undeterred by a poll which shows Issue 2 trailing by 25 points.
1:52PM
October 25, 2011

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.

Are Public Workers Fairly Compensated?

Posted: September 21, 2011

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?

First Pro Issue 2 Ad Hits Airwaves

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Toledo mayor Mike Bell iis the first mayor of a major Ohio city to back Issue 2.
9:44AM
September 7, 2011

Toledo mayor and former firefighter Mike Bell says the collective bargaining law gives local governments important tools for balancing their budgets.

Columbus Police, Fire Fighters Make Budget Cuts Due To SB5

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Opponents of Senate Bill 5 take the streets in protest.
11:54AM
June
30, 2011

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.