Why Did Matt Dolan Duck Questions About How Much The ‘Lobbyists And Legislators’ Loophole Benefits Him Personally?

COLUMBUS — State Sen. Matt Dolan is leading the push to protect the billion-dollar “legislators and lobbyists” tax loophole in the Senate GOP version of the state budget — but the last time the budget was being debated, he refused to say how much that loophole benefits him personally. “Matt Dolan led this budget process

Chartergate Continues — Yost Lets ECOT’s “Watchdog” Off The Hook With Pennies On The Dollar “Penalty”

COLUMBUS — Auditor Dave Yost documented how Lake Erie West — the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow’s sponsor, which was charged with monitoring the failed online charter school that bilked taxpayers for hundreds of millions of dollars — could have received as much as $15 million from ECOT over the years. Attorney General Dave Yost is

The Dolan Budget: Handouts To Special Interests, Legislators And Lobbyists

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate Republican budget, “quarterbacked” by state Sen. Matt Dolan, features a $5 million giveaway to special-interest fake women’s health centers, restoration of the billion-dollar “legislators and lobbyists” tax loophole and a large investment in education vouchers being pushed by the Koch brothers and Betsy DeVos. “House Democrats led the process to

Obhof’s Stance Against Medicaid Expansion A Reminder Of Stephanie Kunze’s Attack On The Program

COLUMBUS — State Sen. Stephanie Kunze represents nearly 42,000 Ohioans who live in her 16th Senate District who are covered by Medicaid, but her Republican leader, Senate President Larry Obhof continued to attack Medicaid expansion in a Facebook Live discussion Tuesday with Jim Renacci, serving as a reminder of Kunze’s own attack on the program.

Statement On Becker’s Extremist Bill To Ban Insurance Companies From Covering Birth Control

COLUMBUS — Ohio Democratic Women’s Caucus Vice Chair Constance Lighthall issued the following statement Thursday after this week’s committee hearing of House Bill 182 sponsored by state Rep. John Becker that would prohibit health insurance companies from providing coverage for abortion care and even some forms of contraception: “Ohio is facing a crisis in infant