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John Kasich Collective Bargaining

Conservative Talker Fears Impact If Scott Walker Loses

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.04.2012 | Politics

A conservative radio host in Kansas told listeners Monday that he fears for a more liberal Midwest if Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) loses in Tuesday...

Governor Compared To Bin Laden

Anna Staver | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

An Ohio prison guard has lost his job because of comments he made on Facebook about the state's governor. According to the Middletown Journal, the ...

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Labor Leader Takes Issue 2 Victory Lap

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Connecting the results with the Occupy Wall Street movement, organized labor is taking a victory lap over Tuesday's repeal of Ohio's con...

Issue 2 Was UpHill Fight For Kasich

Solon Patch | Chris Mazzolini | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

In retrospect, Issue 2 never stood a chance. Opponents outmatched supporters in money, motivation and message. It's no surprise they had more votes...

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Voters To Decide Fate Of Controversial Ohio Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Ohio voters go to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of the state's controversial collective bargaining law. Issue 2, a referendum on Senate Bill...

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Gov. John Kasich To Face Little Long-Term Damage If Issue 2 Fails, Experts Say

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

With opinion polls showing Ohio's controversial law against collective bargaining heading for defeat in a Nov. 8 referendum, experts said that Gov. Jo...

Opponents Of Ohio Union Law Say They Have Enough Repeal Signatures

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Opponents of Ohio's new collective bargaining law say they have enough signatures to get a repeal question on November's ballot...

Labor Group Born After Ohio Gov's Bob Evans Gaffe

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 06.21.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A labor-backed group seeking to capitalize on a verbal gaffe by Gov. John Kasich delivered a letter Thursday to Bob Evans Farms...

MLK Invoked As Ohio Union Fight Moves To Cities

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Opponents of bills in Ohio, Wisconsin and other states curtailing public employees' collective bargaining rights have planned a...

Ohio Police, Firefighters Decry Collective Bargaining Limits

AP | MEGHAN BARR and THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

(AP) CLEVELAND — Unlike Wisconsin's high-profile effort to limit collective bargaining rights for public workers, Ohio's includes police and fir...

Ohio Anti-Union Bill Signed Into Law By John Kasich

Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

(AP) CLEVELAND - Gov. John Kasich on Thursday signed into law a limit on the collective bargaining rights of 350,000 public workers, defying Democrats...

Ohio Collective Bargaining Restrictions Prevail, But Unions Vow Fight

AP | MEGHAN BARR and THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.31.2011 | Politics

CLEVELAND (AP) — Unlike Wisconsin's high-profile effort to limit collective bargaining rights for public workers, Ohio's includes police and fir...

Ohio Union Bill Poised To Become Law

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Labor stronghold Ohio assumed center stage Wednesday in the fight over collective bargaining rights for public workers as the s...

GOP Gov's State Of State Doesn't Solve State's Budget Mystery

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich gave one of the longest State of the State addresses in recent memory, yet he provided few specifics as to how...

Pomp, Protests To Mix On Day Of Ohio Gov's Speech

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Amid pro-labor protests Tuesday, Gov. John Kasich said in his first State of the State address that big changes are ahead for O...

Ohio Union Protests Preface GOP Governor's First State Of State

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH and ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Outcry over collective bargaining proposals in Ohio threatened to overshadow Republican Gov. John Kasich's first State of the S...

Ohio Governor Predicts Anti-Union Bill Will Become Law

AP | ANN SANNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. John Kasich said Friday that he anticipates the Legislature will pass a tough bill restricting union activity by public wo...