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Columbus Attorney Drafting Lawsuit Against IRS

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A "Don't Tread on Me" flag popular with Tea Party activists flies at a recent protest in Cincinnati.
7:31AM
May 29, 2013

The holiday week continues for lawmakers in Washington – which means no more hearings on the IRS scandal. But there’s no break for Ohio groups who say they were targeted

IRS Flap Divides Some Ohio Conservatives

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Tea Party activists are taking issue with the Ohio Republican Party using the IRS controversy as a fundraising tool.
1:01PM
May 15, 2013

Tea Party activists are taking issue with the Ohio Republican Party using the IRS controversy as a fundraising tool.

Billboards Reignite Debate Over ‘Right To Work’ Proposal

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The union-funded billboards on State Route 315 near the Ohio State campus compare the right to work proposal to Soviet policies and say "Workplace Freedom Act Poisons Workers."
7:32AM
February
25, 2013

Some controversial billboards are reigniting the fight over outlawing mandatory union dues in Ohio.

Medicaid Creates Rift Between Kasich, Tea Party Groups

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Gov. John Kasich has repeatedly defended his decision to accept federal funding to expand Medicaid. Farther-right organizations like the Ohio Liberty Coalition oppose the expansion of government-funded health care.
8:14AM
February 22, 2013

Ohio Governor John Kasich is one of the nation’s most conservative governors. The Tea Party Movement also proudly proclaims conservative principles. But the two are at odds over the governor’s proposal to expand Medicaid to an extra 275,000 low-income Ohio adults.

Ohio Tea Party Groups Oppose Governor’s Tax Plan

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Ohio Tea Party groups oppose GOP governor's tax proposal.
3:18PM
July
19, 2012

A coalition of tea party groups in Ohio is calling a tax proposal by the state’s Republican governor “unnecessary and unwise.”

Conservative Group Teaching Voters How To Repeal School Levies

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Activists with the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law say there's a little-known way for local voters to put school levies up for referendum.
7:27AM
May
8, 2012

Activists with the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law say there’s a little-known way for local voters to put school levies up for referendum.

New “Right To Work” Study Not Convincing Labor Supporters

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The Buckeye Institute and Policy Matter Ohio are trying to paint different pictures about how organized labor affects local and state economies.
10:24AM
March
29, 2012

The report from the right-leaning Buckeye Institute says states that let workers opt out of union dues have had economic growth in recent years, but union leaders and their allies say the study is misleading.

Should Union Contracts Force Workers To Pay Union Dues?

Posted: March 13, 2012

Do you think employees should be forced to join unions or pay union dues?

“We Are Ohio” Stays Together To Fight Right-To-Work Amendment

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From left, Veronica Petree, Mike Patrick and Jim Adkins of "We Are Ohio" announce the group's plan to stay together to fight against a proposal to let unionized employees opt out of union dues.
6:29AM
March
13, 2012

The group that led the fight against Senate Bill 5 says it’s sticking together to wage a fight against another proposal that could cut union power.

Was Santorum’s “Theology” Comment Out Of Bounds?

Posted: February 20, 2012

The Republican presidential candidate used a Columbus Tea Party rally to say President Obama uses “a theology not of the Bible.”