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“Kasich’s Issue In Ohio”

Ohioans vote tomorrow — a referendum on Governor Kasich!

Voters will go to the polls to vote on Tuesday with Issue 2, the bill that will repeal the controversial anti-collective bargaining bill, Senate Bill 5, drawing national attention.

Governor Kasich, like his counter-part in Wisconsin, began pushing controversial issues from the minute he took office. And, like Governor Walker in Wisconsin, raised the ire of Ohio citizens.

We Are Ohio, the group that opposes SB5, needed to get 231,000 signatures to get Issue 2 on the ballot to repeal the controversial legislation. They gathered 1.3 million people to sign the petition and 915,000 were certified. That’s nearly four times what was needed.

Governor Kasich’s agenda, fresh from the ALEC playbook and pushed by the other new Republican Governors, is an effort to strip and privatize; strip public employee rights in hopes of privatizing some public functions that will be subsidized by taxpayers money.

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“Recall Walker Gains Momentum”

This article was posted at The Huffington Post on 11/4. To read it at HuffPost click on the link here.

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Angry Wisconsinites file to recall ideological Governor!

In October paperwork was filed with the Government Accountability Board to gather signatures to recall Governor Scott Walker after just one year in office.

The honeymoon ended abruptly when the newly elected Governor began pushing controversial policies that attacked hard-working Wisconsin citizens.

Push-back, began when Senate Democrats left the state in February to prevent a budget vote that also stripped public union rights. It was swift and has been growing ever since. Wisconsin became the battleground for the middle-class.

As momentum builds, the chance of recall becomes more imminent.

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